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Niagara Historical Society & Museum

43 Castlereagh Street | L0s 1j0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-468-3912
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“Niagara Back Waters Flow Deep” is a recommended introduction to the importance of... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
great museum

It was great to stroll the wonderful exhibit rooms and learn about the history of the region. The... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Hudson, Florida
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43 Castlereagh Street | L0s 1j0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

“Niagara Back Waters Flow Deep” is a recommended introduction to the importance of Niagara-on-the-Lake (Niagara Town) in the Victorian Era. Some call it, “Essential.” Events in September 1837 significantly contributed to Responsible Government and ultimately to Confederation. The novel is the historical account of Solomon...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

It was great to stroll the wonderful exhibit rooms and learn about the history of the region. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 19 September 2017

With so much to see and do in the Niagara region, it would be easy to miss this excellent local museum. Don't! Even if you don't have a rainy day, find a little time to explore this one, which is just off the heavily-beaten tourist...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Found this to be not too far from the main downtown area and was an interesting glimpse into the history of Niagra on the Lake.

Thank mrsm201754
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Spent a fair amount of time here as we are extremely interested in history. We were not disappointed.

Thank catrina391
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This museum has a range of artifacts from the stone age to modern day times. They had some replica muskets and old uniforms out in the 1812 section for people to touch and wear. The immigration exhibit was very informative. The heritage buildings that house...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 18 July 2017

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 12 July 2017 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

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