A Ripple Effect: Canadians and Fresh Water

January 28 to September 10 | Opening reception: January 27 6:30 PM

Building Canada Lecture: Canada IS food!

Anita Stewart | February 8 | 7 PM | Admission by donation

Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concerts

Aaron Bell, Ojibway Storyteller | January 27 | 7 PM | Free Admission

Military Lecture: Death and Grief in the Trenches

Thursday, January 19 | 7 PM | Admission by donation

Something new is always happening at Guelph Museums!


Explore our current exhibitions and discover Guelph’s history!

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

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This is our blog. It’s where you’ll find sneak-peaks, interviews, stories, and more.

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What’s On

Thu 19

Packaged to Perfection: Guelph Merchandising

September 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 19

Red and White: The Colours of Canada

January 6 @ 10:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 19

50 Years of Soccer in Guelph

January 9 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 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

Canada 150, Guelph 190

Guelph, mark your calendars—2017 will be a milestone year. While commemorating the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, Guelph will also mark its 190th anniversary.

Celebrate with us