Elman W. Campbell Museum


Municipal Office

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. 

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

Educational School Programs

The Elman W. Campbell Museum offers heritage school programs for students in kindergarten, grades 1 and 3 (during the school year).

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 ($3.50/child)
  • Grade 1: The Local Community and the Elman W. Campbell Museum ($3.50/child)
  • Grade 2: Winter Celebrations in Victoria Newmarket (mid November to December only) ($3.50/child)
  • Grade 3: Early Settlers in Newmarket ($3.50/child) Also available outreach

 *NEW* Community Outreach Programs also available from our Museum to you, $60/group  

  • From the Toy Box
  • The Travelling Backpack (WW1 focus)
  • Grandma's Attic in a Suitcase

Programs and Events 

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History Through Stitches 

July 1, to October 31, 2019 | Free Admission | Tues to Sat 10 a.m. to noon & 1 to 4 p.m.

Curated by Lynn Robitaille. See beautifully handmade quilts of historic Yonge Street from Toronto to Thunder Bay created by women from different branches of the Federated Women's Institute of Ontario.  Also on display are sewing machines and tools from our Museum collection dating from Victorian times to the 1960s.

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Wacky Wednesdays: Kids & Caregivers

Summer Drop in Program

September 4 to November 27, 2019
Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)


10 a.m. to 12 p.m.     Ages 1 to 4* with an adult

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.         Ages 4 to 10* with an adult

Cost:  $3 cash/child

Pre-register at museum@newmarket.ca or call 905-953-5314

Enhance your child's summer with unique learning-through-play opportunities at the Museum.  No long-term commitment - just drop in either Wednesday morning or afternoon (depending on age of your child).  Join us as we stimulate your child's imagination, communication and cooperation skills in a fun environment through different themes each week.

Click here for full schedule of activities


Garage Sale at the Museum

Saturday, August 17, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cash Only

Are you looking for antiques, items to upcycle, bargains or a one of a kind unique find? The Elman W. Campbell Museum is hosting their annual multi-family garage sale fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Rain/Shine.  Organized by Friends of the Elman W. Campbell Museum.