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About The Grimsby Museum 

The Grimsby Museum was established in 1984 to serve the community as an integral part of its cultural life. The Museum is owned and operated by the Town of Grimsby.

The Grimsby Museum features two exhibition galleries which change frequently. We host travelling exhibitions and feature local history relating to Grimsby and the Niagara Region. Our artefact collection consists of 15,000 pieces of art, objects, textiles, archives, photographs and archaeological material. We also host a variety of special events, children’s programmes and workshops. We have a gift shop and small picnic park facing the Niagara Escarpment.

There’s something for everyone at your Grimsby Museum! Stay in touch and discover something new.

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Telephone: 905-945-5292

Email the museum 

Fax number: 905-945-0715

6 Murray St

P.O. Box 244

Grimsby, Ontario

Canada, L3M 4G5

 

We are located on the corner of Main Street West (Regional Road 81) and Murray Street. The parking lot is located on Murray Street. Parking is free.

 

The Grimsby Museum is fully accessible.

Fall/Winter Hours of Operation:

 

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday and Monday (Closed)

  • If you would like to visit outside our hours of operation please make a request through email with your preferred date and time and we will try our best to accommodate. 
  • All hours and information subject to change without notice. Our hours change seasonally. 
  • Appointments required for research requests and other special requests 

 

Statutory holidays:

The Grimsby Museum is closed all statutory holidays unless otherwise posted.

 

Please note that throughout the year there may be times that we are open, however our exhibitions are not open due to exhibition change over. Please contact us directly if you have any questions about what exhibitions are open today.

 

ADMISSION BY DONATION

The Grimsby Museum exhibition galleries are ADMISSION BY DONATION! Voluntary donations may be given in support of valuable museum functions such as: caring for museum collections, education programming and community services. This is a great step in making arts, heritage and culture more accessible for all!

Group tours

Please contact the Grimsby Museum in advance for group tours. Tours outside regular Museum hours will be charged for a minimum of 10 people.

Education programs

Please visit our education programs page

 

Rental fees:

  • Non-Profit: $ 15.75 per hour
  • Citizen: $ 30.50 per hour
  • Business: $ 39.00 per hour
  • After hours: $ 19.00 per hour

Other Town of Grimsby facility rentals

Please visit Town of Grimsby employment opportunities for more information. 

Contact Us

Town of Grimsby
160 Livingston Avenue
Grimsby ON, L3M 0J5
Phone: 905-945-9634
Fax: 905-945-5010

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