Elman W. Campbell Museum


Municipal Office

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

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Closed for the Holidays, December 22nd to January 2nd, 2019.

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. 

The Elman W. Campbell Museum is wheelchair accessible. 

​Location: 134 Main Street South, Newmarket, ON

For more information call 905-953-5314 or email: museum@newmarket.ca ​

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

Black History Spotlight: African-inspired Neckwear Crafts for Children

Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
February 9, 2019 |1 to 3 p.m. | Cost: $3 per Child | Suitable for ages 4 to 10

Children can celebrate Black History Month by making African-inspired neckwear crafts using traditional prints, and learning about Black history in Newmarket. See the reproduction crate like the one Henry Box Brown hid in to escape from slavery to freedom.


Scouts and Girl Guides Memorabilia

Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
February 2 to 28, 2019 | 10 a.m. to Noon, 1 to 4 p.m. | FREE Admission
To register:  Call Museum (905) 953-5314 

Explore the history of Scouting and Guiding through the uniforms, blankets and other memorabilia from the 1950s to present day.

The Art of Snowflakes

Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
Feb 23, 2019 | 1 to 3 p.m. | $3 per child | Suitable for ages 4 to 10

Drop in and participate in a flurry of hands-on activities. Test your skills at the snowflake challenge.  See our winter wonderland display and photography exhibit created by museum volunteers.


Educational School Tours

The Elman W. Campbell Museum offers heritage school tours for students in kindergarten, grades 1 and 3 from January to June. Students will learn about the theme through objects in our collections and engage in hands-on activities.  For bookings or inquiries, contact the Museum at 905-953-5314.

  • Junior & Senior Kindergartens:  Early Playtime in Historic Newmarket
  • Grade 1: The Local Community and the Elman W. Campbell Museum
  • Grade 3: Early Settlers in Newmarket

 *NEW* Community Outreach Program also available from our Museum to you:  From the Toy Box.