In the Footsteps of John McCrae

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of John McCrae with Guelph Museums in Belgium & France, Spring 2018

Military Lectures

The Twin Legacies of War | Eric Story | October 19 | 7 PM

Celebrate Like It’s 1867 Tea

October 22 | 1 PM sold out | 3 PM seating available | $15 + HST

Canadian, Eh!

A History of the Nation’s Signs and Symbols | On display until February 25, 2018

Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concerts

Andrew Craig | October 27 | 7 PM | Free Admission

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What’s On

Thu 19

To The Gathering Place

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 19

Beards and Barbershops

August 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 19

The Sweet Life: Treats and Sweets in Guelph

September 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 14, 2018 @ 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