Elman W. Campbell Museum


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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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The Museum will be closed on Friday, April 14 for Good Friday and for ​maintenance April 24 to 28, 2017.

Upc​oming Programs/Events 

The ELMAN W. CAMPBELL MUSEUM, owned by the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket and operated by the Elman W. Campbell Museum Board of Management, is a non-profit, educational institution created for the purpose of collecting, preserving, researching, studying, exhibiting and interpreting artifacts related to the social, political and economic history of the Town of Newmarket and its environs from the time of the first settlers to thirty years before present, for the benefit of residents of the Town of Newmarket and visitors from outside the Town. 

​Location: 134 Main Street South, Newmarket, ON

For more information call 905-953-5314 or email: elmanmuseum@rogers.com  

​Hertitage Art Contest

The Heritage Art Contest is an opportunity for local artists to display their talents. With the focus having to be on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket, this may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality's culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). 

The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario, but in order to be eligible, entries must be original two-dimensional artwork created in any medium and must focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket.


Artwork may be submitted to the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department from March 20 to April 28, 2017.  

A registration form must accompany the artwork.  

For more information and a copy of the registration form please call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831.

Heritage Art Contest Rules​  |  Heritage Art Application 


Remembering the Forgotten: Canada's British Home Children ​

The Elman W. Campbell Museum and the British Home Child Group International presents this new exhibit. Over ten percent of the current Canadian population are descendants of British Home Children. These children were sent to Canada to work as domestic and farm workers from 1869 to 1939.  

Date: April 1 to 15, 2017 
Time: Noon to 8 p.m. 
Location: Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street) 


Eggceptional Easter Fun 

Hop on in to the Elman W. Campbell Museum for an egg-citing afternoon! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy Easter displays, activities, egg decorating and light refreshments. Don't forget to bring your camera! Suitable for ages four to 10 years. 

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017 
Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m. 
Location: Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) 
Cost: $5 per participant (pre-registration required)


Victorian Mother's Day Tea 

Bring your mother and enjoy an old-fashioned afternoon in a historical setting. Presented by the Friends of the Museum. Cost includes a variety of teas, old-fashioned sandwiches and sweets served on vintage china. Suitable for ages 12+ years. 

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 
Time: 1 to 2 p.m. & 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) 

Cost: $15/participant. Please note: Tickets must be pre-purchased in advance online  https://newmarket.snapd.com/#/events/view/1040444 


Garage Sale Fundraiser 

Elman W. Campbell Museum multi-family garage sale fundraiser. Event is happening rain or shine. Something for everyone. Cash only. If you have something you would like to donate, please contact us. 

Date: Saturday, may 27, 2017 
Time: 8  a.m. to Noon 
Location: Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) 


Canada Day Open House 

Join us at the Elman W. Campbell Museum for our Canada Day Open House. Special displays, demonstrations and lots to do in the downtown core. Admission is free. 

Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017
Time: 10  a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Location: Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)