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Niagara Historical Society & Museum

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43 Castlereagh Street | L0s 1j0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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Attractive History

This was our lucky day! When we entered this museum, they told us that it was free for today, as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
excellent community museum

As I am a docent at a historical museum in my community I like to support local historical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nellie C
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43 Castlereagh Street | L0s 1j0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our lucky day! When we entered this museum, they told us that it was free for today, as the community helped them quite a lot. That was a bonus. There were a lot of artifacts and it had lots of Historical events that...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I am a docent at a historical museum in my community I like to support local historical societies. These are usually smaller museums that reflect local history. The Niagara Historical Society museum is above average. They have excellent displays. It is very professionally done....More

Thank nellie C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleased we stopped to see the Museum and the Canadian point of view of the war of 1812. Wide variety of exhibits starting with the group Canadians call First Nations which I liked a lot. A lot of focus on the village called Newark...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Niagara-on-the-Lake had its share of ups and downs since its founding--booms and busts that left it a neglected but intact community. Many of the people who came, stayed--and people who stayed valued the traditions and history. Remarkable artifacts and well-documented exhibits walk you through the...More

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We were visiting Niagra Falls from the US and took a bike ride to Niagra on the Lake (beautiful area!!!). We work looking for something to do indoors in the historical area and my other half loves history, and we lucked out that day it...More

Thank travelbugrlf
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A must see when in NOTL. So many displays ranging from First Nations right up to the Syrian refugees. Best part was the photos set in two different eras (1900s to 2008?)- would recommend updating that picture as many stores have already changed since then....More

Thank victoriael
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Niagara Historical Society & Museum is one of the very best museums in the Province. Big statement but, in our opinion, true. Having the good fortune to be located in the Niagara-on-the-lake town, with all of the history that has occurred in the area...More

Thank Grimsbybud
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My daughter and I had a great time walking through our local History. She especially appreciated the War of 1812 costumes she was allowed to dress up in and the weapons she was able to handle. What a great suppliment to our visit to Fort...More

Thank lambert127
Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you want to find out about the war of 1812, this is a must see. Its not all about the battlefield, learn and see early Canadian life in Newark. Great collection for a small museum! Easy access, affordable and friendly staff. Doesn't have biology...More

Thank hamiltonniagara
Reviewed 11 January 2017

With so much history in this small town the Museum is a wonderful asset to learn about its history. The exhibits change annually- I liked the WW1 artifacts as Niagara on the Lake was a summer training ground for Canadian troops (in both wars).

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