Markham Museum & Archives

Markham Museum Collections BuildingMarkham Museum connects the history of Markham to today’s new settlers by examining our environment and the tools we use to adapt to our changing world. The 25-acre site with 32 built structures offers: exhibitions, school programs, public programs and events, private event venues, and research facilities.

This community museum’s collections consist of approximately 75,000 artifacts, archival materials, and specimens. Some of the highlights of our archival collections include: over 10,000 historic photographs, the Township of Markham Assessment and Collector’s Rolls, personal and corporate fonds of prominent Markham citizens and businesses, as well as numerous secondary resources such as the subject and family files compiled by researchers and museum staff.

Please refer to our Research Services webpage for our Online Museum Collections, Directory of Resources, and information on the levels of services offered and the corresponding fees.

How to Contact the Archivist:                                                                                        Phone: 905-477-7000 x 3163                                                                                                      Email:

Hours:                                                                                                                                            The research facility is open Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by appointment only.

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