Links-Canadian Museums and Galleries
Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Quebec - The Canadian Museum of History welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year to its celebrated complex in the heart of the National Capital Region, making it the country’s most-visited museum. With roots stretching back to 1856, it is one of Canada’s oldest public institutions and a respected center of excellence, sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad.
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario-Important collection of 1840 to 1930 Canadian and USA cut and pressed glass. Unfortunately very little is on display.
Dufferin County Museum and Archives - The museum is home to the family and business archives of W.J. Hughes & Sons Corn Flower Limited, including several one-of-a-kind glassware pieces created by W.J. Hughes for family members and friends. The DCMA holds the largest public collection of Corn Flower glassware, with approximately 450 coloured and clear glass pieces.
Canadian Glass and Clay Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario - CGCG collects and displays works in ceramic, glass, stained glass, and enamel from across the country and internationally.
Wallaceburg and District Museum, Wallaceburg, Ontario - The exhibits include glass canes, glass whimseys, swans, hammers, bells, paperweights, chain, swords and commercial glass produced at the Dominion Glass Company (Libbey St. Clair) and the Wallaceburg Cut Glass Factory, documentation and pictures of the workers and owners of the local factories, including some specially produced glasses and glass bottles commemorating retirement from Libbey St. Clair, each embossed with a picture of the retiree. The new Glass House Gallery is worth the visit alone!