The most impactful way to contribute to the Guelph Historical Railway Association is to become a member of the organization. If you are not looking to join our group as a member but would like to contribute to our group, you could donate to us. As a registered charity you will receive a tax receipt for all donations, or memberships.

Donations are highly appreciated by our group, they help keep us going, help us grow and improve. Your donations go directly to our work preserving our equipment, or growing our collection for the enjoyment of future generations.
With the recent growth of our collection and addition of equipment like coach 3216 and caboose 4900, donations will help ensure we can continue with restoration efforts. Once completed our restorations go on display for the community to see, touch, experience and enjoy.

Donate Online - CanadaHelps

You can donate online to us through CanadaHelps. CanadaHelps makes it easy and safe to donate online. If you would like to donate via CanadaHelps, use the link below. You will receive a tax receipt instantly.

Donate Online - PayPal

If you would prefer to donate online via PayPal, you may do so as well using the button below. Please note, you must include your full address for a tax receipt to be issued to you.

Donate By Mail

If you do not want to donate over the internet, you can donate via cheque in the mail. Please make cheques payable to “Guelph Historical Railway Association” and mail to:

Guelph Historical Railway Association
PO Box 21054
35 Harvard Rd.
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 4T3

Be sure to enclose your mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address if applicable.

Looking to Donate Artifacts?

As a historical association, we also accept and appreciate donations of railway artifacts. One of our long term goals is to establish a permanent museum display, to accomplish that, we also need artifacts to go in our museum. All artifact donations are stored in a safe environment.

A Selection Of What We Collect:
Some Artifacts That have been Donated:
  • China
  • Silverware
  • Timetables
  • Paper Items
  • Local Photos
  • Hardware
  • Lanterns

If you have artifacts you would like to donate, please get in contact with us here: