Category Archives: Museums

City of Guelph services during COVID-19

February 24, 2021

Guelph’s municipal programs and services during COVID-19. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19Guelph for updates. Continue reading City of Guelph services during COVID-19


Guelph to reopen facilities with COVID-19 measures in place (again)

February 12, 2021

Continue reading Guelph to reopen facilities with COVID-19 measures in place (again)


Guelph updates enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines

January 12, 2021

Enhanced public health and safety measures in effect for all of Ontario and are anticipated to be in place until at least Thursday, February 11, 2021. Continue reading Guelph updates enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines


Guelph enhances COVID-19 screening for sports and scheduled events at City facilities

November 14, 2020

Enhanced screening for recreation classes, programs, sports and other scheduled events at City facilities Continue reading Guelph enhances COVID-19 screening for sports and scheduled events at City facilities


All aboard! Locomotive 6167 is leaving the station for John Galt Park November 14

November 5, 2020

Preparations are underway to move all 490,000 pounds of Locomotive 6167 from Farqhuar Street to John Galt Park. Continue reading All aboard! Locomotive 6167 is leaving the station for John Galt Park November 14


Construction notice: Farquhar Street closed November 9-16 to stage equipment for Locomotive 6167 move

November 3, 2020

Farquhar Street will be closed from November 9-16 from the current location of the locomotive to the entrance of 111 Farquhar Street to make room for heavy equipment to lift the train. Continue reading Construction notice: Farquhar Street closed November 9-16 to stage equipment for Locomotive 6167 move


Construction notice: Construction at John Galt Park underway to prepare for Locomotive 6167 move

October 22, 2020

The City is doing construction in John Galt Park to prepare the site for Locomotive 6167, which is relocating to the park by December 2020. Continue reading Construction notice: Construction at John Galt Park underway to prepare for Locomotive 6167 move


Guelph museums to reopen with COVID-19 guidelines in place

August 17, 2020

The Guelph Civic Museum reopens this week with measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visitors are asked to schedule a time to visit. McCrae House opens July 28. Continue reading Guelph museums to reopen with COVID-19 guidelines in place


Help Guelph Museums document this moment in history

April 27, 2020

Guelph Museums is asking residents of Guelph for digital and physical objects that capture their experience and perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic to document this moment in history. Continue reading Help Guelph Museums document this moment in history


To our volunteers, thank you!

April 19, 2020

Celebrate the value of volunteering! National Volunteer Week, April 19 to 25. Continue reading To our volunteers, thank you!


City staff propose options for relocating Locomotive 6167

August 22, 2019

City of Guelph staff proposes that City Council consider moving Locomotive 6167 to John Galt Park following notification from Metrolinx that the City’s lease on their property will expire in December 2020. Continue reading City staff propose options for relocating Locomotive 6167