Musings

Museum Games – Guelph Museums Puzzle Challenge #5

🧩 Are you ready for a challenge? Crazy quilt is an excellent pattern name for this week’s #MuseumGames puzzle. 300 puzzle pieces to stitch together!   See if you can…

Museum Games – Guelph Museums Puzzle Challenge #4

This week’s #MuseumGames puzzle forms an image from an E.R. Bollert Advertising Card, 1899. E.R. Bollert & Co. sold fine gentlemen’s clothing and furnishings at 27 Lower Wyndham Street. The…

treasure map illustration

Lay of the Land – Make Your Own Compass

How to Make a Compass PDF Instructions Normally, compasses use North, South, East, and West to navigate. At home, you can make a compass that uses Left, Right, Ahead, and…

Guelph Museums Crossword #1 – Collection Pastimes

We’re all looking for activities and pastimes to do indoors right now, and the Guelph Museums collection has plenty! Explore some of our favourite items with this crossword puzzle. Instructions:…

Guelph Circa 1999 – Thomas King

Guelph Circa 1999 features a series of portraits commissioned by The Bookshelf and photographed by Dean Palmer. The series became part of Guelph Museums’ permanent collection in 2018.    Told through the stories of…

The Canada Company, John Galt, and the Founding of Guelph

The Canada Company was chartered in 1825 as a land and colonization company based in London, England. In 1826, the company purchased from the British Crown about 2.5 million acres…

Museum Games – Guelph Museums Puzzle Challenge #3

This week’s puzzle is one of our easier ones – 16 pieces! Solve to unveil a beautiful artifact from the Guelph Museums Collection – a toy sewing machine, c. 1927.…

Guelph Circa 1999 – Diego Hadarits

Guelph Circa 1999 features a series of portraits commissioned by The Bookshelf and photographed by Dean Palmer. The series became part of Guelph Museums’ permanent collection in 2018.    Told through the stories of…

Coronavirus (COVID19) closures, cancellations and updates More information
+