Category Archives: Museums

Museums and recreation centres gradually increase capacity in support of provincial announcement

October 26, 2021

The City of Guelph is lifting capacity limits and social distancing requirements at facilities that require proof of vaccination following a provincial announcement on Friday. Continue reading Museums and recreation centres gradually increase capacity in support of provincial announcement


City of Guelph services during COVID-19

October 25, 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


Holiday hours for City facilities and services

October 6, 2021

Holiday hours for City of Guelph facilities and programs. Continue reading Holiday hours for City facilities and services


September 30—a time for reflection and commemoration for the City of Guelph

September 29, 2021

The federal government’s designation of September 30 as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation gives the City an opportunity to bring municipal employees and the community together to ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process. Continue reading September 30—a time for reflection and commemoration for the City of Guelph


New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested

August 27, 2021

The City of Guelph is implementing a new COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees. Continue reading New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested


City prepares to enter step three in Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen

July 14, 2021

On Friday, July 16, the Ontario government will further reduce COVID-19 restrictions to allow indoor gatherings, outdoor festivals, visitors to River Run and Sleeman centres, and reopening of museums and recreation facilities. Continue reading City prepares to enter step three in Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen


June 21 virtual event planned for National Celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

June 18, 2021

Join us virtually on Monday, June 21, the summer solstice, as we celebrate the rich culture, notable achievements and unique heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Guelph and beyond. Continue reading June 21 virtual event planned for National Celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples


The Value of One, the Power of Many

April 15, 2021

April 18 to 24, 2021 is National Volunteer Week in Guelph! Continue reading The Value of One, the Power of Many


Guelph parks remain open, recreation centres to close

April 1, 2021

Ontario government announced a provincewide shut down in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and variants of concern. New restrictions will be in effect starting April 3, 2021 until at least May 1, 2021. Continue reading Guelph parks remain open, recreation centres to close


Guelph looks ahead to COVID-19 vaccination rollout

March 3, 2021

Guelph City Councillors learn about plans for COVID-19 vaccinations, getting more people back to work, and the financial implications of COVID-19 Continue reading Guelph looks ahead to COVID-19 vaccination rollout


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


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


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