Goulbourn Museum preserves and interprets material significant to the Goulbourn Township area before, during, and after its incorporation

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Programs and Events

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Collections and Research

The Goulbourn Museum has over 10,000 artefacts in its holdings as well as a collection of more than 40,000 objects unearthed during an archaeological dig in Richmond.

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Resource Library

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Upcoming Events

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  • May 26 – 10:00 AM
  • 2064 Huntley Rd. Stittsville, ON K2S 1B8

Spring has Sprung

May’s Family Craft Day: Spring has Sprung! 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join us for spring-themed crafts and activities at this month’s Family Craft Day! The event is geared towards children ages 4-11. Participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the program. Cost is just $5 per participant. And pre-registration is required.
  • May 28 – 6:00 PM
  • 2064 Huntley Rd. Stittsville, ON K2S 1B8

Annual General Meeting

In accordance with the Bylaws of the Goulbourn Museum, notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Goulbourn Museum. For further information, links to relevant documents as well as online registration, click HERE.
  • May 30 – 4:00 PM
  • Richmond Public School, 3499 McBean St, Richmond, ON K0A 2Z0

Richmond Public School Centennial Celebration

4:00-7:00 p.m. Celebrate the past, present and future of Richmond Public School as they honour 100 years of learning and growing together. The event takes place from 4-7 p.m. and there will be a commemorative tree planting ceremony at 6 p.m. Goulbourn Museum staff will be in attendance with a selection of Richmond Public School…
  • June 1 – 10:00 AM
  • Goulbourn Museum, 2064 Huntley Rd. Stittsville, ON K2S 1B8

Doors Open

June 1 & 2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join us on June 1 and 2, 2024 for the launch of our new digitization station during Doors Open Ottawa and learn how to preserve your own family history!The Museum is working to improve the accessibility of its collections using digitization techniques and transcription. Discover…
  • June 2 – 10:00 AM
  • Goulbourn Museum, 2064 Huntley Rd. Stittsville, ON K2S 1B8

Doors Open

June 1 & 2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join us on June 1 and 2, 2024 for the launch of our new digitization station during Doors Open Ottawa and learn how to preserve your own family history!The Museum is working to improve the accessibility of its collections using digitization techniques and transcription. Discover…

News and Updates

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Rachel Kraus has dark hair and glasses and is wearing a royal blue shirt and a white striped blazer. Blurred green trees make up the background.
  • September 6, 2023

Meet our Exhibitions Officer

As Exhibitions Officer, Rachel Kraus will be updating the Museum’s exhibits as well as creating an Exhibitions Development and Maintenance Strategy.
  • August 18, 2023

Easy Herb Butter Recipe!

The Museum’s Heritage Garden is bursting with fresh veggies and herbs so this week, we decided to try making our own herb butter using rosemary, thyme, and parsley from the garden! This recipe was super…