Norwich and District 

Museum and Archives


Wednesday 29 February 2024
Black History Month Quiz night
7:00 pm at Norwich Museum


Have you learned a lot about Norwich, Ontario, and Canada's Black history from the resources that have been shared this month? Want to put your knowledge to the test? Join us at Norwich Museum for our Black History Month Quiz Night on Thursday, February 29th from 7pm. Questions will range from local history to general knowledge.

Let us know that you're coming:







Saturday 2 MARCH 2024  18:00 to 21:00
Paint Night at the museum
Paint Night at Norwich Museum invites you to create art with friends old and new! Guided by Historical Society Board Member Jessica Matthys, follow her guidance and learn to paint a scene that will be decided in the coming weeks. All materials will be provided, and no experience is necessary. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance online, by calling 519-863-3101, emailing or visiting the museum.

Wednesday 13 March 2024
Lunch and Learn:
Arthur McClelland on Notable Names from Norwich

In this talk, Arthur McClelland will talk about people from Norwich’s past who made a name for themselves elsewhere or are related to other notable people.

This event will be followed by a free soup and sandwich lunch. Attendance is free, but donations to help cover our costs are encouraged (recommended donation: $10). Please register in advance by telling us you're "Going" on the Facebook event page or contacting the Museum by email or phone. Reservations help us to know how much food we need and how many seats to put out, so please make sure that you are able to come and let us know!


DECEMBER 2023 Lunch and Learn: with Emily Crombez

Gore Church decorated for a carol sing. See the interior.

Barn Quilt Trail Find out about the barn quilt trail.

Cheese Trail
Find out about the trail. See the routes on Google maps and the location of some of the cheesey spots. Pick up a brochure at any of the venues.


See photos of the moving of the Norwich Gore church to the Historical Society site, March 2011.