Service Interruption as of November 18, 2022: The Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre closure that began on Monday, November 21 will be extended until Friday, November 25 for maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Service Interruption: The elevator at the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre is currently out of service. Due to this issue, there is currently stair-only access to the public washrooms.

Due to supply shortages of the required parts, the repair is expected to completed by approximately end of October.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please see our Museum Service Updates post for the most recent information.


The Clarington Museums and Archives works to collect, preserve, and present locally significant archives and artifacts that are the history and heritage of Clarington’s villages and communities.

Our Mission
To illuminate Clarington and its heritage through lasting and meaningful experiences with artifacts, exhibitions and programs that inspire future generations and enliven our community.

Our Vision
To be a vibrant community heritage hub where people come to discover, explore and create.

We operate under a Board of Directors appointed by the Municipality of Clarington. We are funded by the municipality along with provincial and federal grants.

We rely on support and donations from our members along with donations and sponsorship from corporations, community associations and individuals.

Clarington Museums and Archives would like to thank all of our generous sponsors!

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