Revelations From The Collection

Civic Museum | March 5, 2024 to March 30, 2025

Folklore: Being and Belonging

Civic Museum | February 17 to August 11

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Land Acknowledgement

honour the land

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History on the Hill

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

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

Lest we forget
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All aboard

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

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