Exhibits

The Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre features both permanent and temporary exhibits and displays.

Current Exhibits

Tobacco Art

Tuesday January 30 to Friday December 14, 2018

In this exhibit, we will explore the many portrayals of tobacco from farm to finished product, through different media and contexts. This exhibit will feature the work of local artists and their interpretation of tobacco from the agricultural point of view and we will also explore the many different advertising techniques of companies through their use of print media, accessories and even packaging. We will open a dialogue to discuss this controversial product from the many different vantage points of the tobacco industry through the years. Please join us as we engage audiences in this exhibit, Tobacco Art.

COMING IN APRIL 2019

View from the Top: 40th Anniversary of the Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre and Quance Park

Friday April 5, 2019 to December 20, 2019

Did you know that 2019 marks our 40th year preserving the history of tobacco and Delhi? Our new exhibit will take you back to 1979, when the Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre first opened, and the park it proudly sits over. Take a look at the plans and dreams of the 1970’s and compare those visions to the present day. Go back even further in time to when the Quance Family and their many mills filled the area known today as Quance Park. Learn about the industry that provided for many in what was once a bustling work site, now a calming area of refuge for locals and visitors alike.

Permanent Exhibits

Tobacco Processing - Stalk Cutter

Tobacco in Canada

Follow the stages of growing tobacco in Norfolk County as you admire the equipment used in years gone by.

Ginseng

Learn about one of Norfolk County’s most unique crops – ginseng!

Alternative Agriculture in Norfolk County

Did you know that Norfolk County is the number one grower of many fruits and vegetables in Ontario? Come and learn about some of the other interesting and unique crops grown in the area such as popping corn and lavender!

Our Cultural Roots

Explore Delhi’s multicultural heritage through our exhibit featuring eight countries that have greatly contributed to the growth of this community.

DISCOVER DELHI

Exhibit - Discover Delhi

Exhibit – Discover Delhi

Visit our ‘Discover Delhi’ exhibit and learn all about Early Settlement, Municipal Services, Schools & Churches, Historic Homes, Businesses & Industry, Sports & Entertainment and Community Clubs & Services.

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