Exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum



Much More Munsch exhibit opening, Friday, April 25 at Guelph Civic Museum!

Much More Munsch exhibit opening, Friday, April 25 at Guelph Civic Museum!

Much More Munsch

Until November 9

The whimsical stories of Guelph writer Robert Munsch come to life with interactive experiences that encourage imagination and creativity.


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The Art of the Lacemaker

July 11 to November 2

From utilitarian beginnings to status symbol, historical and contemporary lace drawn from the extraordinary Ruhland Collection, reveal the significance and cultural value of this art form.

Generously supported by Guelph Community Foundation



Saints Preserve Us!

November 7 to March 22

Reception: Friday, November 7, 7 to 9 pm

An exhibition of Debbie Thompson Wilson’s miniature paintings and icons of the saints who have lent their names to Guelph’s churches, schools, streets and organizations – past and present.


Deck the Halls: A Victorian Christmas

November 21 to January 11

Come into our parlour to experience the sights, sounds and activities of Christmases long ago.

In our cases

Nursing Uniform, circa 1890

Nursing Uniform, circa 1890


Hands and Hearts: The Women of the Guelph General Hospital’s School of Nursing -Until September 28

Celebrating Loyola House 50 Years 1964-2014 - until December 7

Gone Fishing: The Story of John Vandivier - until October 26

Guelph Industries – August/September: J.B. Armstrong Manufacturing


Wall of Art

Spinning Yarns – until September


In the Permanent Exhibition Galleries

Families Gallery

Families Gallery


The Royal City Families Gallery - An interactive gallery for all ages that explores Guelph’s history and its place in the world.

Families Gallery

Families Gallery


City Gallery

City Gallery


Growing Guelph Gallery and City Gallery - What makes Guelph unique and what are our stories?






The Loretto Gallery - The story of the Convent and the Sisters of the Loretto