Military Lecture: The Secret History of Soldiers

Presented by Tim Cook | Thursday, October 18 | 7 PM

harvest tea

Harvest Tea

Sunday, October 21 | 1 & 3 PM Seatings | $15 + HST

Fourth Friday: Guelph Spoken Word

Free admission after 5 PM and Concert at 7 PM | Friday, October 26

Brewing Changes Guelph

September 15 to February 19 | Reception: September 28, 6:30 PM

EarlyON Playtime

New weekly early years program at the Civic Museum | Wednesdays, 9:30 to 11:30 AM

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-peeks, interviews, stories, and more.

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What’s On

Fri 19

From Convent to Museum: The Renovation Story

December 5, 2017 - December 2, 2018
Fri 19

Family Game Night

July 3 @ 10:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 19

Hot Rollers and Hairdos – So Last Century

July 31 @ 10:00 am - October 28 @ 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

Cenotaph Updates

The names of 31 soldiers who served and died during the first and second World Wars will be added to the Guelph Roll of Honour cenotaph in 2018.

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