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Grimsby Museum

Grimsby Museum entrance (left) and monument on the grounds (right).   

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

Winter Hours:  September 1st to May 31st

Wednesday to Friday  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays  1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


Summer Hours:  June 1st to August 31st

Tuesday to Saturday  10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday afternoons  1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Canada Day and August Civic Holiday  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


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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