Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre

200 Talbot Road, Delhi, ON 519-582-0278 delhi.museum@norfolkcounty.ca

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April 21 to  December 18 Reginald “Pete” Lunn was well-known in Delhi as a track and field coach to many youth during the 1960s and 1970s, helping to develop the Delhi Legion Track and Field Team. He dedicated much of his life to serving the youth in the community. He was also Delhi’s Citizen of…

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March 31 to December 18 Inspired by the book Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History by Bill Laws, we will take a look at different plants that through time have changed the course of history both globally and locally. We will explore the origins, importance of those plants to the world, how the…

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Exhibiting June 9 to September 11. The Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre is thrilled to present Larry Monczka’s  photographs in an exhibit titled “Tobacco Kilns of Norfolk County”. According to Monczka the remnant tobacco kilns of Norfolk County first came to his attention when he retired to Port Ryerse. Their simple shapes and primary…

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

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Canada is made up of many different immigrant populations that have arrived in Canada from all over the world over the course of hundreds of years. The Immigration Story takes you on one of the journeys that so many people have taken, especially here in Norfolk County and in particular Delhi.

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The area started to see a cultural shift from the origins of our populations from hundreds of years ago beginning with First Nations, to later seeing populations from all over Europe but in particular, Great Britain and Germany.

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Ginseng is quickly gaining popularity in Norfolk County and can be seen throughout in many different parts. Come learn about Ginseng and its history in the county.

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‘Discover Delhi’ and learn all about Early Settlement, Municipal Services, Schools & Churches, Historic Homes, Businesses & Industry, Sports & Entertainment and Community Clubs & Services in this historically rich town.

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Come and learn about some of the other interesting and unique crops grown in the area such as popping corn and lavender!

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In this exhibit, we will explore the many portrayals of tobacco from farm to finished product, through different media and contexts.

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