Huron County Archives

Huron County Archives & Reading Room

110 North Street,  Goderich, ON, N7A 2T8, 519-524-2686

The archival collection at the Huron County Museum can be accessed by the public for research purposes and includes the following services:


The Reading Room is open to in-person research by appointment only. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, space is limited to one researcher at a time. Research appointments are available in two-hour blocks, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. OR 2-4 p.m.


Virtual research with the Archivist is available by appointment. Each appointment includes two 15-minute virtual or telephone meetings and one hour of research time for $30+HST (other fees may apply). Additional research time can be purchased in 15-minute increments for $7.50+HST.


Donations to the Huron County Museum and Archives are accepted by appointment only. Please call 519-524-2686 to make arrangements.

To learn more about the services available at the Archives and Reading Room, or to book a research appointment, please contact the Huron County Museum Archivist at 519-524-2686, ext. 2201, or email



Archives Rates

Available Resources

Virtual Research – $30/1.5 hours of consultation & research, $7.50/each addtional 15 minutes

Day Pass for Reading Room – $6 per person (currently unavailable)

Day Pass for Reading Room (Museum Member) – $5 per person (currently unavailable)

Annual Pass for Reading Room – $25 per person

Research Services – $30 per hour (subject to staff availability)

B&W photocopies – $.25 per page

Colour photocopies – $1 per page

5×7 photo print – $10

8×10 photo print – $15

High resolution Scan – $5

Assessment and Return of Inhabitants (1842 – 1850)

Chattel Mortgages (pre-1900)

Coroner’s Inquests (1841 – 1904)

Court Records (1830 – 1894)

Land Registry Copy Books (1835 – 1950s)

Tax Collector and Assessment Rolls (1860 – )

Voters Lists (1858 – 1965)

Please Note: Census records, vital statistics (births, marriages, deaths) and microfilm of Huron County Library newspapers are not held at the Museum. They are available through the library system and other resources.