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From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

Did you know archaeological work has been done on the Museum grounds? This exhibition showcases archaeological discoveries from multiple excavations at Markham Museum between 1968-2009. Catch a glimpse of Markham’s transition from a small village into a city of more than 350,000 as we reveal the cultural legacy of Markham’s pottery industry from the ground up.



Discover some of the amazing pottery discoveries during these excavations at Markham Museum.


Explore various cultures' clay traditions through examining ceramics in the Museum's collection. 



Create your own clay masterpiece in our gallery space and display it for others to enjoy.



Try your hand at some archaeology and piece together some pot shards.



Check out our rotating display, and see what new creations are on exhibit.


Enrich your Visit

Looking to add value to your experience? Sign up for one of our pottery classes, and share in techniques used all over the world throughout history. We have programs and workshops for adults, families, teens and children. As well, Markham Museum offers pottery birthday parties