Exterior photo of the Civic Museum and the exterior of McCrae House

Museums temporarily closed

Check out our Museums Everywhere digital programming

Guelph Chamber Choir's new logo. The graphic is a white c on an emerald green background. The c extends arouund the letter and circles around the c.


Guelph Chamber Choir at 40 | Online

Three photo grid of women featured in the Her Story exhibit. From left to right, Jean Little, Norma Bowen, Parvathi Basrur

Her Story

Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County | Online

Three grid photos adjusted to the left of the slide. The first photo is of three people standing with their backs to the camera, standing on a flooded street after the bursting of Goldie's Dam, 1929. The middle photo is of the Black Lives Matter solidarity march, from June 2020. Kween Gerber is leading the large group of people with her fist held in the air. The last image is a graphic of a coronavirus atom.

Rapid Response Collecting

Let's document this major moment in history

Until we can meet again, explore our virtual exhibitions and online programs

Exhibition installation featuring organs and Victorian furnishings


Explore exhibitions that inform, challenge, delight, and inspire.

View exhibitions
Photo of a tea set up in the backyard of McCrae House. The table is set for two, with two vintage tea cups, a bowl of fruit, and scones.


Enjoy an event at the museum. We have talks, tours, family fun and more!

View events
Split graphic, one side in a hand drawing of poppies. The other side is a detail from a handwritten letter with illegible words.


This is our blog. You’ll find sneak-peeks, interviews, and reflections.

View Musings

What’s On

Wed 21

Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

September 15, 2020 - July 25, 2021
Wed 21

Resonance: Guelph Chamber Choir at 40

October 27, 2020 - September 5, 2021
Wed 21
Civic Museum written in orange text.

History on the Hill

Located in the renovated Loretto Convent, Guelph Civic Museum holds thousands of artifacts that tell Guelph’s story.

Discover the Civic Museum
McCrae House written in red text.


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

Lest we forget
Locomotive 6167 in purple text

All aboard

Canada’s most photographed locomotive – a 1940s engine and tender – is on display at John Galt Park.

See Locomotive 6167
ONLINE written in blue text

Museum everywhere

Stay connected with Guelph Museums. Anytime, anywhere. Lectures, music, exhibitions, and activities for all ages.

Explore virtually
Coronavirus (COVID19) closures, cancellations and updates More information