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March Break Museum-Style

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Make March Break memories at the Civic Museum. Explore exhibitions, including Folklore, and participate in our daily specials: Monday, March 11 11:00 am and 1:00 pm Guelph Humane Society animal encounters 10:30 am and 2:30 pm  Folklore drop-in tours Tuesday, March 12 All day Craft activity: Beading 10:30 am  Folklore drop-in tour Wednesday March 13…

History Bites: Light A Candle to Curse the Dark

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Sculpture in image: Theatre by Anne-Sophie Vallee Join curator Dawn Owen for a bite-sized, lunchtime exhibition tour and talk. Marvel at the historical silver sets on display and discover new sculptures made by contemporary artists from post-Confederation silver. Retire to the meeting room for complimentary tea and treats. This is a drop-in event. Pre-registration is…

Included with admission

Mother’s Day Tea

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Tea is a serious affair at Guelph Museums! This Mother’s Day, treat mom to an afternoon of tea and treats at the Civic Museum. Relax and enjoy fresh scones, jam, baked treat, fresh fruit and bottomless pots of McCrae Private Blend and Guelph Town Garden Blend teas. There will be two seatings: 1 PM and…

$17

Who What Wear: 200 Years of Local Fashion

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Told through the clothes they wore and the pictures they took, Who What Wear shares stories and experiences of people in the place we have called Guelph for over 200 years. This exhibition features night clothes and undergarments, work and sport uniforms, street wear and dress finery, shoes, accessories, and fashion ephemera – from about…

Military Lecture: The Irish Canadian Rangers in Canada and Ireland, 1915 -1917

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Irish Canadian Rangers began as a Militia Regiment in 1915 after Catholic and Protestant Irish agreed to cooperate. Drawing upon research for his recent book Montreal At War 1914-1918, Terry Copp examines both Irish and Canadian history in this dramatic, formative period.

Free

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry: Canadian Content

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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 Guelph and to Lt. Col. John McCrae. The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry was initiated in 2014 to engage communities around the globe in celebration of Scottish…

Fred Hallett and The Sewing Machine Factory

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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.…

Liberation of Holland 1945: Trooper Clarence Oliver James

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Between 1939 and 1945, the Second World War was an international conflict fought on land, on sea and in the air. Canadian soldiers played a major role in the war, including many from Guelph. Some of Guelph's soldiers returned home, but many died in battle and as prisoners of war. The year 2020 marks the…