Become a member

membership bannerEnjoy the many benefits of being actively involved in Guelph Civic Museum and the history of our community.

Membership provides:

  • Unlimited regular admission to Guelph Civic Museum and McCrae House
  • Unlimited regular admission at these partner locations – Wellington County Museum and Archives in Fergus, Waterloo Region Museum (formerly Doon Heritage Crossroads) in Kitchener and Joseph Schneider Haus in Kitchener.*
  • Newsletters  and advance notice of upcoming events and exhibits
  • 10% discount on most gift shop purchases
  • 20% discount on birthday party bookings
  • Discounted admission to select special events
  • Free admission to select special events including Family Garden Party (formerly the Teddy Bear Picnic) at McCrae House and Tiny Tot Thursdays at Guelph Civic Museum.


  • Individual – $25.00 + tax / per year
  • Family* – $40.00 + tax / per year
  • Lifetime Individual –  $150.00 + tax
  • Lifetime Family* –  $250.00 + tax

* Families are considered to be a maximum of 2 adults and 3 children.  If you have more than 3 children, please contact the Membership Co-ordinator.

A Family Membership is a great value!  One-time only family admission to these museums is over $50.00, but with a $40.00 membership, you can return for unlimited visits all year long.


How to Purchase a Membership

Memberships can be purchased in person at the Guelph Civic Museum during normal gallery hours.  Cash, debit, VISA and MasterCard are accepted for in-person purchases.   Family memberships receive two memberships cards and individual membership will receive one card.

Unfortunately we do not have a secure payment system to complete on line purchases, however if you cannot come into the museumwe can still assist you with your purchase .  Please allow a minimum  of 7 – 10 business days to receive in the mail the membership card(s) after the completion of telephone/email membership sales.  VISA and MasterCard are the only payment options available for these membership purchases. Please DO NOT forward your credit card information by e-mail.

For more information on our membership program or assistance on how to purchase a membership, please contact our Customer Service and Adminstrative Co-ordinator, Judi Prigione at 519- 836-1221 ext. 2771 or

* Castle Kilbride in Baden left the partnership porgram effective June 30, 2012.