Galleries and Exhibits

Richmond Hill Heritage Centre

Richmond Hill's Heritage Centre showcases the rich heritage of our community. Designed to provide an educational and entertaining experience, these exhibits are for all ages.

New Exhibits Coming in 2021

Stay tuned for updates!

Richmond Hill Sports Hall of Fame

We also have a Sports Hall of Fame exhibit where we recognize players, coaches, trainers, teams, sponsors and sports builders who have helped shape the Richmond Hill sports community.

Heritage Services Pop-Up Exhibits

Visit locations around the community to see a variety of Pop-Up Exhibits that showcase items from the Richmond Hill Heritage Services artifact collection.

Story of Toys Exhibit
Municipal Offices
225 East Beaver Creek Rd., first floor
March 2019 to February 2020

Toys remind us of childhood memories and offer a link to the past. Come see the exhibit and explore your inner child.

The Hamlets of Richmond Hill Exhibit
McConaghy Seniors’ Centre
10100 Yonge Street

Today’s Richmond Hill is a city of 10 historic hamlets, some hidden and some long forgotten. These early communities sprung up at crossroads, especially along Yonge Street, to meet the needs of the farmers, offering for sawmills and gristmills, blacksmiths, farriers, coopers schools and general stores. This exhibit gives us a look at these communities, which would eventually become part of the City of Richmond Hill.

Helping RH Say AH! Exhibit
Rouge Woods Community Centre
110 Shirley Drive
April 2019 to April 2020

In the past, the life of a medical doctor was far different from the present day conditions. This exhibit showcases the equipment that Dr. James Langstaff, a doctor in 19th century Richmond Hill might have handled.

Here Ye Here Ye Have You Heard the News! Exhibit
Elgin West Community Centre
11099 Bathurst Street
On display until August 2019

From the history of Richmond Hill’s very own Town Crier to mass produced forms of communication such as newspaper, magazines, and television, this exhibit demonstrates the ways communication has changed as well as how it has shaped society.