Sombra Museum Cultural Centre

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Due to current measures to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus Covid-19, Sombra Museum remains temporarily closed to the public and all events are cancelled until further notice. All pickups for curbside orders are also suspended until further notice due to lockdown measures coming into effect on December 26, 2020. Please check back here or visit our Facebook page  for continued updates or further cancellations. updated December 22, 2020

What's New?

Research Requests

Do you have a research request or query? Please send us a message via Facebook (link at right)) or at [email protected]

If you prefer, give us a call at 519-892-3982

Staff are now onsite, physical distancing and following appropriate public health guidelines,  to address your research needs and questions and prepare for eventual opening.


Check out the Calendar or Facebook for more details and for additional events 

Why Visit Us

Much like the small community that it is situated in, the Sombra Museum has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The helpful staff are always available to offer assistance whether it be answering questions, giving guided tours, or aiding you with research in the reference room. Come to visit and discover some unexpected surprises about not only our Sombra village, but the other villages of the former Sombra Township, including Port Lambton, Wilkesport, Becher and more!! 

Hours of Operation: 

Open from 11:00AM to 4:30PM every day, all summer long!

Email us for inquiries on local family history or if you would like to volunteer with us: [email protected]

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Now accepting credit cards, Interac Flash, and mobile payments!