The Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre features both permanent and temporary exhibits and displays.
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.
Tobacco in Canada
Follow the stages of growing tobacco in Norfolk County as you admire the equipment used in years gone by.
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.
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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