Messages to McCrae

Write a message to Lt. Col. John McCrae to be included on a wreath to be laid on his gravesite in France | Spring 2018

Focusing on Nature

Photography in the Natural World | On display until June 10

Fourth Friday: The Lifers

Free admission after 5 PM and Concert at 7 PM | Friday, April 27

In the Footsteps of John McCrae

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

Poppy Day

Official opening of renovated Coach House and sneak preview of Backyard Theatre production | May 12 | Admission by donation

Something new is always happening at Guelph Museums!


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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

Tue 24

From Convent to Museum: The Renovation Story

December 5, 2017 - December 2, 2018
Tue 24

Toys and Games

February 6 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 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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