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McCrae House

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108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
519-836-1221

McCrae House and Gardens

McCrae House is the birthplace of John McCrae (1872-1918), doctor, soldier and author of “In Flanders Fields.”

2017-2018 Coach House construction notice

100 Years of In Flanders Fields Story Map

2015

McCrae House is renovated.

1983

The operation of the museum was transferred to the City of Guelph, and along with the Guelph Civic Museum was merged under the name Guelph Museums.

1966

The federal government through the Historic Sites and Monuments Board designated John McCrae a person of national significance, and designated  the house a place of national significance.

1966

A group of Guelph citizens purchased the building with the intention of preserving it as a museum. This group formed the Lt. Col. John McCrae Birthplace Society and began raising money for its restoration.

1870 to 1873

The house was owned by the McCrae family

1858

The small limestone cottage was built

 

Upcoming Events

August 2018

Tea at Two

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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$15

TUESDAY TO SUNDAY, JUNE 26 TO SEPTEMBER 2 · 2 TO 4 PM · $15 + HST RESERVATIONS AT GUELPHMUSEUMS.CA Tour McCrae House, then relax and reflect over tea and scones in the peaceful backyard gardens. Menu includes McCrae House Tea, scones with whipped cream, jam and berries and treats.   Please ensure your reserve the number of “tickets” needed for all persons in your reservation. Seating is limited. All teas start at 2:00 p.m. $15.00 per person + tax paid the day of your…

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September 2018

Piping Evenings with Guelph Pipe Band

September 12 @ 6:30 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Free

Pull up your lawn chair and enjoy the sound of bagpipes at the end of the day. Full concert begins at 6:30 PM.

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November 2018

Thank a Veteran

November 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Admission by donation

Join us at McCrae House, where local veterans will be on hand to visit and exchange stories.

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Remembrance Day

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Admission by donation

9 AM                                Remembrance service by Royal Canadian Legion, Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 234 1:30 to 3:30 PM             Centenary of the First World War – Reflections through Poetry and Spoken Word   Admission by donation

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