Petrie Building, Thein-person Doors Open Guelph

  • In-person
  • 2023 theme: Food
  • Guided tours available
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
Petrie Building, The

Designed in 1882, this building first served as Alexander Bain Petrie’s pharmacy. It incorporates the remaining pieces of the former Western Hotel. The building is one of only three remaining buildings in Canada that were erected before 1890 with stamped galvanized iron façades. The building is also home to the Brothers Brewing Company, which will be part of your tour.

Contact info

15 Wyndham Street North
Guelph, Ontario


Year built: 1882
Building type:Commercial
Architect: John Day (original); Allen Killen (restoration 2016-17)
Architectural style:EdwardianItalianate

Dates/hours open

Apr 29, 10:00am - Apr 29, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.