Military Lectures

First World War British Imperial Defence | Alexander Maavara January 18 | 7 PM

Robert Burns Day

Robbie Burns Day

Scottish music, traditional Celtic dance, and haggis too! Sunday, January 21

Fourth Friday

Ambre McLean | January 26 | 7 PM | Free Admission

John McCrae: His Life in Words, Images, and Song

A tribute by Hugh Brewster and the Elora Festival Singers January 28 | $25 +HST


Cocktail party and auction | February 22 | 5 to 7 PM | $10

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

Sun 21

Beards and Barbershops

August 1, 2017 - March 18, 2018
Sun 21

To The Gathering Place

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - February 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 21

Canadian, Eh! A History of the Nation’s Signs and Symbols

September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - February 25, 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

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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