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 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  ​

To view a 360​°​ panorama tour of the Elman W. Campbell Museum, click the image below.

Link to 360 degree tour of Elman W. Campbell Museum

Luesby Art Display 

The Elman W. Campbell Museum will host a retrospective of the art of George Luesby. The display features "An Artist's Eye:  Newmarket's Past through the Brush and Pencil of George Luesby". ​These are made up of historical representations of architectural gems of Newmarket, portraying street scenes and buildings which no longer exist in their original state.  Free admission. Open during regular museum hours.

Date: September 1 to November 30, 2017


​Spooktacular Hallowe'en Party 


Little ghosts and goblins are invited to haunt the Elman W. Campbell Museum. Our Spooktacular Hallowe'en Party is suitable for children ages 4 to 10.  Costumes are encouraged!   Enjoy games, crafts, costume parade and a Hallowe'en story.  

Date: Saturday, October 28

Time: ​ 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $5.50 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

To register please call (905) 953-5314 or email elmanmuseum@rogers.co


Local Author Presents New Book on Haunted Museums and Galleries

Ontario at the Elman W. Campbell Museum as part of the Museum’s Hallowe’en Spooktacular.  The Museum features prominently in the book, along with other locations in the area.  “I purposefully avoided many of the large, well-known museums with haunts and opted, as much as possible, for smaller, less well-known institutions,” explained Andrew.  The book was published by Quagmire Press in September and retails for $18.95.  

Date:  Saturday, October 28

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Location:  Elman W. Campbell Museum, 134 Main Street South

For details 905-953-5314, elmanmuseum@rogers.com  

Gallery of Festive Trees 

The Elman W. Campbell Museum presents  a Gallery of Festive Trees to celebrate the holiday season. The Royal Family celebrated the holiday season with Christmas trees even before the custom became popular.  Whether your style is Victorian, Edwardian, or Retro, there's something to inspire everyone!  Opens the day of the Newmarket Santa Claus Parade!  Free admission. Open during regular museum hours.

Date: November 18 to December 30


Christmas Gift Shop Sale at the Elman W. Campbell Museum 

Get a jump on your Christmas shopping.  Find unique gifts, antiques, glassware, Christmas decorations, home décor and much more all on sale at the Elman W. Campbell Museum.  Cash only.  Presented by the Friends of the Museum.  All proceeds benefit the museum. 

​Date:  Saturday November 18

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 


Cocoa and Cookies with Santa 

You're invited!  Jingle all the way to the Elman W. Campbell Museum. Enjoy an afternoon of hot cocoa, cookies and photo opportunity with Santa! Presented by the Friends of the Museum. Free admission. Don't forget to bring your camera! Please bring a food donation for the Newmarket Food Pantry.

​Date: Saturday, December 2 

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.