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Guelph Civic Museum

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Great venue to spend a couple of hours...

Learn some culture and history. Spend a couple of hours learning the history of Guelph and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Slots2014
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Windsor, Canada
Great multi-purpose venue

I’ve attended dozens dog events at this venue, from concerts to school musicals to business... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arkell63
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Guelph, Canada
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The Guelph Civic Museum showcases Guelph's history through permanent and changing exhibits, a fun and interactive families gallery, and special events and activities. Located in the recently renovated Loretto Convent, atop the hill at Norfolk Street...more
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52 Norfolk St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Learn some culture and history. Spend a couple of hours learning the history of Guelph and the cursive writing exhibit. Well, worth a couple of hours of your time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve attended dozens dog events at this venue, from concerts to school musicals to business seminars. Very clean and bright; good staff. Limited refreshment options.

Thank Arkell63
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My family and I love this museum. We have memberships to it so we get entry free which is worth it if you have younger children. Theres a large plat room which is two floors and offers toys, computers, coloring sheets aswell as various activities...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

We recently got a family membership for the Guelph Civic Museum and have gone a couple of times to visit the play area for our kids. Our 3 year old really enjoys playing here and seeing the exhibits. Not a big museum, but if you...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

I am not originally from Guelph but since moving here I have beeen extremely impressed by not only the make over of this museum but by the contents it holds as well as all the activities that are offered there. Many free of charge or...More

Thank Chillmyway
GuelphMuseums, Community Relations Coordinator at Guelph Civic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're so glad to hear that you not only explored our galleries, but have also attended a number of our events to get the full museum experience. Thank you for supporting Guelph Museums and hope to see...More

Reviewed June 23, 2018

The museum houses decent collection of city of Guelph artifacts, if you want to get a better understanding of Guelph history, it is worth the visit .

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GuelphMuseums, Community Relations Coordinator at Guelph Civic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thanks for visiting! Glad to hear you enjoyed the Civic Museum.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Well worth the visit. Well organized and very informative on local history. The building is modernized while keeping key elements from the past.

Thank OttiliaNemet
GuelphMuseums, Community Relations Coordinator at Guelph Civic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for your kind review. Hope to see you visit us again.

Reviewed November 15, 2017

We've lived in Guelph for about a year and a half and everytime we drove by the museum we told ourselves that we need to check it out. So, in October, we did. The entrance fee is $5.00 and there's no question you'll get $5.00...More

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GuelphMuseums, Community Relations Coordinator at Guelph Civic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Guelph Civic Museum! Thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed November 9, 2017

A very good look at life in Guelph through the ages. Makes you appreciate history. The staff are knowledgeable and extremely helpful. You can tell that they love what they do. They also have a space for parties and meetings. That would be cool.

Thank BernieK55
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

A nice place to stop for a few hours to learn about Guelph and its history. I enjoyed seeing many photos from the past compared to today. Lots of interesting items to see and they were well organized. The kids area had many fun activities...More

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Management response:Responded August 14, 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for your review!

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Alyssa L
June 13, 2017|
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Response from GuelphMuseums | Property representative |
Hi Alyssa, Sorry for our delayed response. Yes, the other two answers are correct. Only service animals are permitted inside the museum. Hope you still get a chance to visit!
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