Musings

Three photo grid representing historic moments in history. Fair left, a photo from a flooded sidewalk, the middle photo is from a flood and there are two people holding up a third person in their arms, the last image is of a coronavirus atom.

Rapid Response Collecting: Let’s document this major moment in history

Banner images: Flooded Street after Bursting of Goldie’s Dam, 1929 (2002.81.5) Guelph Spring Flood, 1948 (2008.42.1) Coronavirus Illustration, Medical News Today The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is a major moment in…

Museum Games – Guelph Museums Puzzle Challenge #2

This week’s puzzle we’re throwing it back to 1990 with a photo from Guelph General Hospital’s 115th Birthday! Stay tuned for more puzzle challenges to come!

Photo-collage showing cardboard binocular crafts

Museum From Home – Binocular Craft and Scavenger Hunt

Just because we’re staying at home and practicing social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t have adventures! Make yourself a pair of homemade binoculars and get exploring. Use your binoculars to…

Photograph showing the top of Locomotive 6167

Take a Magical Train Journey on Locomotive 6167

Imagine that Locomotive 6167 is a magical train…if Locomotive 6167 were a magical train that could take you anywhere, and let you travel with all the friends, where would you…

Museum Games – Guelph Museums Puzzle Challenge #1

The first #MuseumGames puzzle ties nicely into National Tartan Day which was Monday, April 6. Solve to unveil a beautiful green, purple and red plaid taffeta tartan dress, c.1880, with…

Guelph Museums Colouring page. The page features the outline of the Civic Museum building and the Basilica of Our Lady behind it.

Make Your Own Museum – Activity Booklet

Staying safe at home and missing the museum? Here’s your chance to create your own museum from the comfort of home! Download or print the “Make Your Own Museum” booklet…

Guelph Museums Colouring Pages

We created some fun and relaxing colouring pages based on photos and artifacts straight from the Guelph Museums collection. Download the printable PDF versions below! Don’t forget to take a…

#MuseumFromHome – Guelph Museums edition

In order to flatten the COVID-19 curve, the Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. The Guelph Museums team is hard at work from home to keep things running behind…

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