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Niagara Historical Society & Museum

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A good spot to catch up on local history

A nice small town museum with some very interesting artifacts mainly to do with the war of 1812... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Interesting displays...

This is an interesting museum that gives a good history of NOTL and the people who were... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Bowie, Maryland, United States
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43 Castlereagh Street | L0s 1j0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-468-3912
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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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

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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

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was an interesting two hours exploring the history of the region. NOTL was a welcoming place for those people not wanted elsewhere.

Thank Wanda K
Reviewed 25 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

Thank HamiltonOntario
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

Thank HotelierJohn
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 7 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
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