Bieber museum exhibit to open in Ontario hometown

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, Justin Bieber performs at the 2016 Jingle Ball at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Mementos from Bieber’s formative years as an aspiring singer will go on display at the Stratford Perth Museum in his Canadian hometown of Stratford, Ontario, opening on Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Mementos from Justin Bieber's formative years as an aspiring singer will go on display next month at a museum in his Canadian hometown of Stratford, Ontario

STRATFORD, Ontario — Mementos from Justin Bieber's formative years as an aspiring singer will go on display next month at a museum in his Canadian hometown of Stratford, Ontario.

"Steps to Stardom" opens at the Stratford Perth Museum on Feb. 18. The title is a reference to the young singer's busking shows on the steps outside the local Avon Theatre.

The exhibit was put together by the museum's curators in cooperation with Bieber's grandparents, Diane and Bruce Dale, who gave them access to an extensive trove of items from the 23-year-old's childhood and career.

Among the pieces set for display are Bieber's Grammy Award, microphones, a hockey bag and personal letters including one from Michelle Obama.

Seeing Bieber's childhood stomping grounds has been a highlight for many visitors to the small city for years.

More Travel News

APNewsBreak: Yosemite adding 400 acres of meadow, forest

Sep 7, 2016

Officials say Yosemite National Park will add 400 acres of meadows and forest in its largest expansion in nearly 70 years

Turkey eases EU fears on migrant deal

Sep 9, 2016

Turkey's foreign minister says a landmark agreement to stop migrants from traveling to the European Union can be salvaged despite disagreement on conditions

Tommy Hilfiger puts on a really big show; Thakoon returns

Sep 10, 2016

Tommy Hilfiger teamed up with supermodel Gigi Hadid for his latest collection, and then staged a huge carnival on a Manhattan pier to display it, complete with fairground rides, arcade games and cotton candy

To travel is to live. Unearth your next travel destination here with The Travel Trooper. We love what we do and looking forward to more #travelsquad joining us in this journey.

Contact us: sales@thetraveltrooper.com