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Neilson Store Museum and Cultural Centrein-person Doors Open Loyalist Township


  • In-person
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
Neilson Store Museum and Cultural Centre

Amherst Island's Neilson Store Museum and Cultural Centre opened its doors as a museum in 2004. The volunteer-run museum is dedicated to collecting, interpreting and exhibiting the past, reflecting the life and times of Amherst Island with exhibits depicting early schools, industrial tools, family life, natural history and transportation. Items also include the Amherst Island ship's wheel, bell and logs.

Contact info

5220 Front Road
Stella, Amherst Island, Ontario
E-mail: admin@neilsonstoremuseum.ca


Year built: 1883
Building type:CommercialMuseum
Architect: James S. Neilson

Dates/hours open

Jun 18, 10:00am - Jun 18, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.