2020 Update

The National Presbyterian Museum has closed its Toronto site, to move and re-open their new site in late 2022 in southern Ontario. Thank you to our Curator Ian Mason for his diligence with the move and organizing our new...

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Staff Change at the National Presbyterian Museum, Toronto

With the temporary closure of the National Presbyterian Museum (NPM) at its Toronto site on Monday, October 1, 2018, a staff change also took effect. Effective Monday, October 15, 2018, Al Clarkson will complete both his term as the Site...

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Chapel, Minister’s Study and Library

Chapel, Minister’s Study and Library

Chapel A 19th-century church, constructed of typical board and batten, has been re-created at the Museum using furnishings from various churches. These include a 140-year old pulpit and arches from a Merrickville church and pews from a Monkland church, both...

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Commemorative China Plates and Mugs

Commemorative China Plates and Mugs

In the late 1950s, there was revival of interest in commemorating depictions of local churches on ceramic plates. This had been a practice that had become popular in the 1890s through the early years of the 20th century when...

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Books

Books

Bibles The Presbyterian Church has always looked to the Holy Bible for its "faith and manners", with tradition playing a very secondary role in establishing doctrinal standards. Presbyterians of the past carried their Bibles to Sunday worship, and every Presbyterian...

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