Historic Building in St Thomas

North American Railway Hall of Fame

From its home in the painstakingly restored Canada Southern Station, built in 1873, the North American Railway Hall of Fame operates a small museum and oversees the ongoing restoration of this incredible...

Statue in St Thomas

Jumbo the Elephant Memorial

A life-sized statue of Jumbo – the beloved seven-ton African elephant and star of the PT Barnum circus from 1882 to 1885 – sits on a hill near the northwestern entrance to town. The elephant was killed nearby...

Museum in St Thomas

Elgin County Railway Museum

This brick rail shed full of red-hot locomotive action is a must for trainspotters and the kid in everyone. Be sure to save time to clamber about the old steam engines, baggage cars and cabooses (inside and...