While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Gow's Bridgein-person Doors Open Guelph


  • In-person
  • 2024 theme: Adaptive reuse
  • Guided tours available
  • Partial wheelchair access
Gow's Bridge

This 1897 stone bridge is one of only 10 stone bridges remaining in Ontario. Peter Gow built the first bridge here to bypass the toll gate at Gordon Street. During Doors Open, Guelph theatre artist Jay Wilson will tell stories of the bridge, the Brooklyn area and some of the local scandals. Check the schedule for performance times. (Photo: Leanne Piper)

Contact info

105 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario
E-mail: administration@guelpharts.ca


Year built: 1897
Building type:AttractionHistorical landmarkTransportation
Architect: Peter Gow
Architectural style:Edwardian

Dates/hours open

Apr 27, 10:00am - Apr 27, 04:00pm

Saturday: performances run between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; last performance at approx. 3 p.m.