Discover Oakville's history through our archival collections, libraries and exhibits:
The Society has an extensive collection covering various aspects of the history of Oakville and the former Trafalgar Township. It includes original documents, pictures, newspapers, maps, albums, ephemera, letters, diaries and both archival and reference books. Our main reference library contains over 1,500 works dealing with arts and crafts, costumes, Oakville history, family histories and genealogies, municipal directories, cookbooks, Trafalgar Township and numerous others. A separate section includes aids to genealogical research.
Feel free to download these three items from our collection:
If you have papers, photographs, or diaries that you think might possibly be of historical interest, please let us know - better yet bring them in and we'll advise you on them - perhaps we have additional information to share. Please contact us!