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  • We are hiring!

    The Stratford Perth Museum is accepting applications for part-time weekend staff as well as summer students. Areas will include front of house, retail, exhibits, tour guides, programming and working with artifacts. Please send your resume to our general manager John Kastner at johnkastner@stratfordperthmuseum.ca Include a cover letter that states if you are interested in part-time… Read more »
  • Justin Bieber Exhibit tickets go on sale online January 15

    Justin Bieber exhibit – Steps to Stardom Opens February 18 – runs until end of 2018 TICKETS Tickets will be available for sale online Monday, January 15 at noon. Tickets will also be available at the door based on availability. Online tickets ensure entrance. Tickets can be purchased online via our website under the “Buy… Read more »
  • Our Fall 2017 MuseLetter available now

    Pick up a copy at the Stratford Perth Museum or call us and we will gladly send you one. OR … click this link to open the MuseLetter electronically Click here for Museletter Fall 2017    
  • Paper Preservation Talk – Nov. 29

    Paper Preservation: Preserving Your Family’s Documents Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:30pm Do you have family papers and want to learn how to preserve them? Then join us for an afternoon and learn about the history of paper to handling and storage practices you should put in place to keep your family papers for future generations…. Read more »
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3 days ago

The Stratford Perth Museum

A few years ago My mom and I took the kids to the Stratford Perth Museum and this painting Of my Great Grandma was hanging on the main floor. The write up that was beside it said

"Portrait of a lady - This beautiful and mysterious painting came to the Stratford Pearth Museum from the Minnie Thomson Museum and was identified only as Portrait of a Lady. Based on her clothing the painting probably dates to mid 1800's. The painting is signed E.Aldred. Research has identified as Ezekial Aldred 1819-1904 of Bentinck Grey County. A painter active in the mid 1850's. Currently little else is known about who this woman was or where the portrait was painted."

The woman in this painting IS Minnie Thomson and she was my Great Grandma and my Grandfather David Thomson built the museum with his brother John and they named their museum after there mother.


Tickets for the opening weekend of the Justin Bieber exhibit - Steps to Stardom - go on sale online Monday, January 15 at noon. Justin Bieber

The Museum will be closed Saturday Feb. 17 for Museum members and media.

Advance tickets are available for the public opening Sunday Feb. 18 and Monday Feb. 19. We are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Tickets will be sold in two-hour admission windows and we are limiting tickets to 150 tickets per window. Online tickets ensure entry. Tickets will be available at the door, based on availability.

Tickets can be purchased via our website stratfordperthmuseum.ca under the "Buy Tickets" tab.

Tickets for the rest of the year go on sale Feb. 1

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