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Grimsby Museum

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General Information

The Grimsby Museum was established in 1984 to serve the community as an integral part of the cultural life of Grimsby and the surrounding area. This facility includes exhibition galleries which interpret the history of the Town including the area's prehistory, the settlement of "The Forty" by United Empire Loyalists in 1787, the growth and development of Grimsby and the history of Grimsby Park - "The Chautauqua of Canada". 


Special temporary theme exhibitions are featured throughout the year.  In addition to its exhibitions, the Museum offers additional services which include educational programming, special events and research material for local history and genealogy.


The Museum Gift Shop features Canadian gifts and books. 


Photo Gallery

Hours of Operation

Open Year-Round June 1 - August 31 Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday evening
6:00 pm -  7:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canada Day and August Civic Holiday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
September 1 - May 31 Wednesday - Friday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday evenings
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday, Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Museum is closed all statutory holidays except Canada Day and August's Civic Holiday Monday.

Ownership & Management

Town of Grimsby

Museum Director/Curator Janet Canon

Assistant Curator Colleen Laverdiere

Admission Fee

No Charge


Grimsby Museum
6 Murray St
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 4G5


(905) 945-5292

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.193521419196
Longitude -79.566360309347
UTM easting 616487
UTM northing 4783303


Grimsby Museum
Town of Grimsby
6 Murray Street
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 4G5
Tel (905) 945-5292
Fax (905) 945-0715
Email museum@town.grimsby.on.ca

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