John McCrae’s Guelph Tour

Sun. Sept. 27. Discover places and people significant to McCrae.


Merrymaking at the Museum: 1915

Sat. Sept. 26 - Cocktail Party. Auction. Concert.


Fighting in Flanders – Gas. Mud. Memory.

From the Canadian War Museum. On display until November 15.

Something new is always happening at Guelph Museums!

illustration of poppies


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Enjoy an event at the museum. We have talks, tours, family fun and more!

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"The Survivors," a print by Guelph artist Clive Lewis.


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What’s On

Sun 30

History Myths: Fact or Fiction – You be the judge

December 9, 2014 @ 9:00 am - September 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 30

The Guelph Horticultural Society: Keeping Guelph Beautiful 1900-2015

April 30 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 30

Wall of Art: We Remember

July 6 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 5:00 pm

Your stories live here. Guelph Museums includes 3 great facilities.


On the Hill

Located in the renovated Loretto Convent, the Guelph Civic Museum is home to a collection of over 30,000 artifacts that bring Guelph’s past to life.

What's on at the Civic Museum


McCrae House is the birthplace of John McCrae (1872-1918), doctor, soldier, and author of “In Flanders Fields”.

Step back in time

Stop on by!

The restored 1940 steam-powered locomotive was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame and sits at the Guelph Central Station.

See Locomotive 6167

Commemorate with us

One hundred years ago, Guelph-born doctor, soldier, and poet John McCrae wrote a poem that touched the world. In commemoration, we’ve planned a lot of events

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