Chew Chew at the Choo Choo

Saturday, September 30 | 11 to 1:30 PM | Free

Canadian, Eh!

A History of the Nation’s Signs and Symbols | On display September 23 to February 25, 2018 | Civic Museum

Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concerts

Annakin Slayd | September 22 | 7 PM | Free Admission

To The Gathering Place

Guest Curator Lisa Hunter | Until January 7, 2018

Building Canada Lectures

Building Blocks of our Nation | Dennis Baker | October 11 | 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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What’s On

Wed 20

To The Gathering Place

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 20

Beards and Barbershops

August 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 20

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