Life in Guelph

Libraries & Museums

Guelph Public Library
Library cards are issued free of charge to city residents. Also check out the Children's Library

Guelph Civic Museum
The Guelph Civic Museum is located in a handsome Georgian structure built in 1847 of local limestone. The history of the community since its founding by John Galt in 1827 is traced inside.

Guelph Historical Society
Aims to encourage and stimulate interest within the community in the history of Guelph and its environs.

Wellington County Museum
A National Historic Site recognized for its unique history as the oldest house of industry in Canada.

Radial Railway Museum
Located in Milton, Halton County Radial Railway is Canada's first and Ontario's only, operating electric railway museum.