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New Hours at Guelph Museums

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Hours at the Guelph Civic Museum as of September 1, 2014 Tuesday to Sunday – Open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday – CLOSED Fourth Fridays – The Fourth Friday of each month, the Guelph Civic Museum will be open until 9:00 pm with Free Admission from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Hours McCrae House from September 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014 Sunday – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Tuesday to Friday – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday – CLOSED Saturday – CLOSED McCrae House will be open on Monday, November 9 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm McCrae House will be open extended hours on Remembrance Day on...

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Celebrate summer with a fun family event at McCrae House!

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in News | Comments Off

August, 7, 2014, Guelph, ON – Old style family fun with a modern twist at McCrae House! Take part in the Victorian era inspired Family Garden Party at the McCrae House on August 14th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. A fun-filled afternoon featuring Victoria Ruth the Magician (2 pm), Pandora’s Sox puppet shows (1:00 and 3:00 pm), The Children’s Art Factory Tea Time activity centre, heritage games, crafts and refreshments.   Garden parties were a popular pastime in early Guelph and the grounds surrounding McCrae House are the perfect setting to carry on this fun tradition. Learn about Victorian...

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Summer Hours at Guelph Museums

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

We are pleased to announce extended Summer Hours at Guelph Museums:Guelph Civic Museum Monday, June 30 – OPEN – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 1 – OPEN – 1:00 pm  – 5:00 pm Starting July 2 to August 31 – OPEN DAILY – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Fourth Fridays -OPEN Friday, July 25 &  Friday, August 22 – hours extended OPEN- 10:00 am – 9:00 pm – Free Admission between 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm CLOSED Holiday Mondays including Monday, August 4 & Monday, September 1 Regular Hours resume on September 2 – OPEN Daily...

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Heritage military theme a blast this Canada Day at McCrae House

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

June 23, 2014, Guelph, Ontario – Get fired up for the annual Canada Day celebrations at McCrae House Tuesday, July 1 from noon until 4 pm. “Our Canada Day festivities offer activities for the entire family,” says Val Harrison, Supervisor, Visitor Experiences. “This year visitors can enjoy musketry demonstrations, a variety of heritage military displays, poetry readings, a kid’s obstacle course and of course, birthday cake!” Interact with re-enactors and military history enthusiasts and learn about artifacts and uniforms of the Civil War, First World War and Second World War....

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Wall of Art – Spinning Yarns – Call For Artists

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Guelph, ON Monday May 26th, 2014 — On Monday, May 26th 2014, the Guelph Arts Council, the Guelph Civic Museum and the City of Guelph are pleased to open the call for submissions for the third installment of the “Wall of Art” exhibition series. This exciting series aims to showcase the breadth of local talent that we have here in Guelph as well as provide artists with a unique opportunity to share their work with a larger audience. Submissions for the third installment, entitled “Spinning Yarns”, are open now and will run until Sunday, June 22nd at 5pm. Selected works will be...

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Victoria Day Long Weekend Hours

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Guelph Civic Museum Saturday, May 17 – OPEN – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sunday, May 18 – OPEN – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday, May 19 – CLOSED   McCrae House Saturday, May 17 – CLOSED Sunday, May 18 – OPEN – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday, May 19 –...

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