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


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 for a flurry of activities interactive and fun afternoon of crafts, snowflake activities including: snowball count, match the snowflakes, count the snowflakes, pick up snowflakes, origami snowflakes, a sensory snow centre, pine needle painting, honeycomb snowflakes to eat, and a chance to test your skills for a prize at the snowflake challenge!  See our Snowflake photography exhibit created by our museum volunteer and catch our Winter Wonderland display, featuring rarely seen sports equipment and an assortment of winter fur accessories. There will be lots of hands-on playtime with our new table top activities, including a wooden train set, a wooden doll house, build a log cabin, colouring, slates and chalk, a mini dental office and much more. 

Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. For more information, contact the museum at 905-953-5314.

March Break Fun!

Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
March 12 to 15 | 1 to 3 p.m.

The Elman W. Campbell Museum presents a variety of children's activities, with a different craft theme each day!  From Tuesday to Friday, we will be offering scavenger hunts and lots of hands-on and unplugged playtime.  Kids can play with our new tabletop activities including: wooden train set, wooden doll house, mini dental office, colouring, slates-and-chalk, build a log cabin, and much more. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver.

Mini Whimsical Gardens for Children 

Tuesday, March 12 | Suitable for Ages 5 to 10
$10 per child |Registration required: call 905-953-5314 or email museum@newmarket.ca

Get your hands dirty and use your imagination to create your own mini living garden with plants and miniature decorations to take home. All materials are included.

Pop-up Animal Puppets

Wednesday, March 13
1 to 3 p.m. | Suitable for Ages 5 to 10
$5 per child | Registration required: call 905-953-5314 or email museum@newmarket.ca

Create and play with your own puppet characters.  

Cardboard Circle Weaving 

Thursday, March 14
1 to 3 p.m. | Suitable for Ages 5 to 10
Free admission. Drop in. 

Learn basic weaving skills and create a unique form of woven art!  

St. Patrick's Day 

Friday, March 15
1 to 3 p.m. | Suitable for Ages 4 to 10
Free admission. Drop in. 

Get in the shamrock mood and get crafty with an assortment of fun, and easy shamrock paper craft activities. 

Educational School Programs

The Elman W. Campbell Museum offers heritage school programs 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.