Military Lecture: Before Shell Shock

Presented by Amy Milne-Smith | January 17 | 7 PM

Celebrating Robbie Burns

Scotch tasting, Scottish Music, and haggis | January 20 | 1 to 4 PM 19+ Event | $40 +HST

Bob MacLean

Fourth Friday: Bob MacLean

Free admission after 5 PM and performance at 7 PM | Friday, January 25

Valentine’s Tea

Warm cup of tea, decadent sweets, and delightful company | Sunday, February 10 | 1 & 3 PM | $15 + HST

Febulous! Start the Music

Cocktail Party, Live Music, Live Auction | February 21 | 5 to 7 PM

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

Thu 17

Revelations from the Collection 

August 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 17

Brewing Changes Guelph

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 17

Coming Home: First World War at 100 Years

October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 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

We Are All Treaty People

Guelph is situated on treaty land that is steeped in rich Indigenous history and home to many First Nations, Inuit and Metis people today.    

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