Upcoming Events

Talks At Guelph Civic Museum

Maple Leaf Baseball team, 1874. George is in the centre, wearing the suit.


Tours at Two

Sundays, 2 pm. Take a guided tour through our permanent galleries.


Military Lecture Series


Admission by donation
Offered in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies

Thursday, April 16 – 7 pm: Kingsmill Lecture — Dr. Robert Davison, Turning the Royal Canadian Navy into a National Institution


Vimy Ridge Day Talk

Thursday, April 9, 2 PM, Civic Museum

David Webb, Lions Led by Donkeys: Myths of the CEF in the Great War


In Conversation

Tour exhibitions with curators and special guests.

Sunday, February 15, 2 pm: How Sweet It Was! Goody Sweets Candy Store, with Florence Rilett




Shan Tuba

Fourth Friday

Fourth Friday of the month, 5 to 9 pm, Free

Start the weekend with free concerts!

March 27: Norman Liota

April 24: Danielle Todd

May 22: Shannon Kingsbury



Happy Birthday, Guelph!

April 23, 11 am and 2 pm

Civic Museum

Celebrate Guelph’s 188th birthday with behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum.

Limited capacity. Register here.



Tea for Mom

Sunday, May 10, 1 and 3 pm seatings

$15 + HST. Civic Museum

Treat your mom to tea on Mother’s Day and explore tea cup history with Amy Taylor.

Register here.



Outbound Travel


“In the Footsteps of John McCrae: Commemorating 100 Years of In Flanders Fields”

October 2 – 10, 2015

Travel to France with a renowned John McCrae expert. Follow in John McCrae’s footsteps, while visiting important WWI landmarks. Learn about the life and times of one of Canada’s most remarkable individuals.


Information Night – March 30, 7 pm, at the Guelph Civic Museum


Family Fun


Tiny Tot Thursdayscharmaine

First Thursday of each month, 9:30 to 11:30 am – Please note special date for January
$2 per person

Drop in for organized songs, crafts, and games for children one to four years old and their caregivers.

April 2 – Just Foolin’ Around

May 7 – All About Mommy, with special guest Guelph author Janét Aizenstros

Sweet Tooth Saturdays

Saturdays, 2 PM

Inspired by the Goody Sweets exhibition, enjoy lots of tasty crafts and activities.

March 28 – Nerds and Cola Experiment

April 4 – Easter Bunny Lollipops

April 11: Dancing Gummy Worms