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

CLOSED

Due to a province-wide lockdown to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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.

Resonance

Guelph Chamber Choir at 40 | Until September 5

Photo of Diego Hadarits of Dimar Shoe Repair. He is standing at a his shoe repair station and is working on a pair of shoes. You can see the portrait of his face.

Guelph Circa 1999

Until March 29

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 | Until July 24

Close up photo of an 1808 pocket globe featured in the Lay of the Land exhibition.

Lay of the Land

Until February 28

Something new is always happening at Guelph Museums!

Exhibit view of Guelph Circa 1999.

Exhibitions

Explore our current exhibitions and discover Guelph’s history!

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History Bites written in blue text. To the left of the text is a graphic of a pear with a bite out of the centre.

Events

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

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Black and white photograph of the first Lovett Signs building and trucks, circa 1935. The image features Harry and Fred Lovett along the left side standing next to a pick-up truck with "Guelph, Signs, Lovett, Signman" printed on the driver's side door. There is another car parked in the foreground with "Guelph" printed along the hood and "I'll Sign Anything" on the driver's side door. The vehicles are parked in front of a long white building with a pitched roof and windows and a door visible along the front. Above the door attached to the roof is a sign that reads "Lovett Signs".

Musings

This is our blog. It’s where you’ll find sneak-peeks, interviews, stories, and more.

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What’s On

Mon 25

Guelph Circa 1999

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 25

Lay of the Land

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 25

Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

September 15, 2020 - July 25, 2021

Your stories live here. Guelph Museums includes 3 great facilities.

Civic Museum written in orange text.

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 written in red text.

Remembrance

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

Step back in time
Locomotive 6167 in purple text

Stop on by!

The restored 1940 steam-powered locomotive was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame and sits at John Galt Park.

See Locomotive 6167
ONLINE written in blue text

Museum everywhere

Stay connected with Guelph Museums. Anytime, anywhere. Live events, tours, and activities for all ages.

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