Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

The New Petrie - Sway Doors Open Guelph

The New Petrie - Sway

Designed in 1882 by John Day as a pharmacy for Alexander Bain Petrie, this building features a unique stamped metal façade and iconic mortar and pestle. Since 2015, it has been restored for new businesses. Sway, founded in 2013 with a focus on visual advertising via television commercials and online video, is a leader in brand management and marketing strategy.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Guided tours available

Contact info

15 Wyndham Street North
Guelph, Ontario
Telephone: 519-763-8333


Year built: 1882
Architect: John Day (bâtiment original); Allen Killen (restauration en 2016-2017)
Architectural style: Edwardian
Building type: Commercial

Dates/hours open

Saturday April 21, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; first tour leaves at 10 a.m.; last tour leaves at around 3:25 p.m., to allow the site to close at 4 p.m.; lines may be cut off earlier, if necessary

The New Petrie - Sway 15 Wyndham Street North