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Niagara Historical Society & Museum

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Special Theatrical Event for Remembrance Day (Nov 11)

Four actors + two musicians staged a special commemorative event at the Historical Society to honor... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen L
Manassas, Virginia
Brilliant historical walk organised by this museum

This informative local museum was just around the corner from were we were staying. It's worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann T
Melbourne, Australia
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43 Castlereagh Street | L0s 1j0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-468-3912
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Four actors + two musicians staged a special commemorative event at the Historical Society to honor those who served in WWI and WWII on Nov 11, 2018, the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. They told stories that had been recorded oral histories of the local...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This informative local museum was just around the corner from were we were staying. It's worth a visit but even better was the walk of the town that they organised. We had two great local guides telling us wonderful stories and doing an entertaining and...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been at least 15 times to N-O-T-L before and never come across this interesting museum. It has artifacts from and information about the aboriginals, through the US revolution, the war of !812 to modern tourism.

Thank harry w
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We were so pleased with the exhibits at the museum. Very informative. Great info about local history and the town of Niagra on the Lake. Very nice staff. The special exhibit was particularly meaningful to us. There were things we learned about the Polish heritage...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We stumbled upon this museum while driving around Niagara-on-the-Lake and loved it! There are old uniforms, period dress, battle weapons, all sorts of old artifacts. Definitely worth the admission. Make sure to go upstairs to check out the pieces up there. You could spend several...More

Thank info-AOW
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in history this little museum provides good background information about Niagara on the Lake and its development as well as Upper Canada. There was also a special exhibit on how this area was used as a Polish training camp during WW...More

Thank explorer044
Reviewed 28 July 2018

A great little museum with many interesting artefacts and displays showing a lot of history of the area, especially during the war with America. Very enjoyable.

Thank manytravels_11
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A nice small town museum with some very interesting artifacts mainly to do with the war of 1812. Good to visit in conjunction with Fort George. Good book store section. Well worth the effort.

Thank 6,491
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is an interesting museum that gives a good history of NOTL and the people who were instrumental in the history of the area. During our visit, they had a very fantastic display about the Polish soldiers who trained in the area from 1917-1919. I...More

1  Thank KPR18
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The regional museums never stop amazing me iwth their presentation of the history of the area and the significant contribution to the world. This museum is no different, we never knew of the military training camp in the Niagara region for thousands of men who...More

Thank mcgtor
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