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History Bites: From the Vault – Uranium Glass and Marie Curie


Marie Curie found that an ore containing uranium was far more radioactive than could be explained by its uranium content. In this special episode of History Bites: From the Vault, Visitor Experiences Assistant Anna will take you into our collection to explore the history of Uranium Glass!


Military Lecture: The Evolution of Canadian Export Policy, 1946-1991

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

For more than three decades, successive Canadian governments have tied themselves in knots to justify the sale of Canadian-produced weapons to Saudi Arabia. Yet the Saudi sales are only the latest chapter in a history of arms sales to conflict regions which extends back to the Second World War, and includes customers from all over the world.


History Bites: Guelph Pipe Band at 100 Years


The Guelph Pipe Band celebrates 100 years of continuous activity in 2022! Join Guelph Museums Curator Dawn Owen as she chats with members of the Guelph Pipe Band about their past, present, and future in Guelph, ON and beyond.


It Happened Here: Royal Opera House to the River Run Theatre

Banner Image: Royal Opera House Performance, c. 1899. 2009.32.1893, Guelph Museums  In this episode of It Happened Here, Education Coordinator Ken Irvine shines a spotlight on the stages and screens of Guelph, past and present. This episode premiered on Feburary 2, 2023 on YouTube. Watch the episode: