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Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

The Niagara Historical Society was founded in 1895 and opened the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum in 1907. The museum collects, preserves, researches, educates and promotes the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake and its communities – inspiring an appreciation of local history through engaging programs and exhibitions. While the museum is currently open with reduced hours and new COVID protocols in place, there remains so much that can be done digitally. Start by learning about the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake through this video. Check out their online exhibits through Google Arts & Culture. Learn about some of the town's historical figures through video cemetery tours. Or try one of their online quizzes to test your knowledge about Niagara-on-the-Lake and its surrounding communities.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
  • Washrooms

Contact info

43 Castlereagh Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario


Year built: High school building (built 1806), Memorial Hall (built 1906) and Link Building (built 1971)
Architect: W.B. Allan
Architectural style: Italianate
Building type: Attraction, Historical landmark, Museum

Dates/hours open

Friday May 1 – Wednesday March 31, 2021
Part of Digital Doors Open Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum 43 Castlereagh Street