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Every Child Matters

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Acknowledging the legacy of Canada’s Residential School system and its impact on Indigenous communities, past, present and future. What is Residential School? The term “Residential School” refers to the education…

Guelph Circa 1999

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Like a time capsule, visitors will discover Guelph of 20 years ago. Told through the stories of the people who spent time at The Bookshelf, a cultural hub in this city since 1973, the exhibition also features artifacts from the 1990s and early 2000s.

Lay of the Land

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

You are here! This interactive exhibition will orient visitors in time and place through an installation of maps, spanning time immemorial to present day. Lay of the Land invites all…

Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

In fall 2019, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) approached Guelph Museums about an exhibition that would mark the 75th anniversary of CFUW Guelph. Through the stories of local…

Resonance: Guelph Chamber Choir at 40

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Experience the soul-stirring sounds of Guelph’s premier chamber choir through 40 years of recording and performance history. This exhibition shares the stories of the people whose lives have been touched…

Fred Hallett and The Sewing Machine Factory

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Alfred “Fred” Thomas Hallett was born in October 1863 in Lewisham, Kent, England – over 150 years ago! His parents, William and Eliza, moved their family to Canada in May 1869, when Fred was six years old. He had seven siblings: William, Henry, John, Elizabeth, Esther, Charles, and Arthur. The Hallett family settled in Guelph.…

CFRU: 40 Years on the FM Dial

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

CFRU Radio & Media Centre celebrates 40+ years of broadcasting the voices of Guelph's campus and community at 93.3 FM. Featuring interactive audio and visual links, artifacts, and ephemera pulled…

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry: Canadian Content

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

For a limited time only, 38 Canadian panels from the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry will be on display at the Civic Museum. The installation includes panels dedicated to the City of…