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Niagara Falls History Museum

5810 Ferry St, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 1S9, Canada
+1 905-358-5082
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Know all about the falls

Every place has a history and this beautiful waterfall has its history properly documented and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Milan, Italy
Informative -- Get Ready to Read!

This museum is very informative -- and there's a ton of reading to do! If you don't like to read a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christine U
Millersville, Maryland
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  • Poor1%
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5810 Ferry St, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 1S9, Canada
+1 905-358-5082
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every place has a history and this beautiful waterfall has its history properly documented and displayed in this museum. I found the staff to be very helpful and informative. After all they are the safe keepers of a vast treasure of knowledge about the war...More

Thank travel2free
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is very informative -- and there's a ton of reading to do! If you don't like to read a lot, this might not be the best option for you. However, if you're willing to dedicate some time, you get a lot of information...More

Thank Christine U
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My husband and I found this awesome museum amongst the commercialism of Niagara Falls! What a find! The staff was so friendly and helpful! We loved this museum. The exhibits were excellent and informational. The Niagara Falls Community Gallery was interesting and shared information about...More

Thank margeforbush
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is nice little museum for kids. They have treasure hunt for kids and they get reward on the end if they find all the hidden messages within the museum. Love it!

Thank Almira P
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We walked from our hotel downtown, had a bit of trouble finding it, but absolutely appreciated every minute of it. SPECTACULAR exhibits, excellent film nights, and an overall wonderful time. Look it up online to see what is current, the whole family loved this museum....More

1  Thank Nunya-from-NS
Reviewed 7 March 2017

When we went we almost had the place to our selves.It was a very nice change from all the touristy stuff.You can even try on uniforms , One room was 1812 another about snow( it was very interesting) even had snow shoes for horses.Then a...More

Thank Nancy933
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I spent a few hours here and had a good time! The woman at the desk was very welcoming and friendly. She seemed to enjoy the museum herself. We tried on battle clothes from the War of 1812, built a bridge, tried...More

1  Thank Laura R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I live in Niagara Falls for almost 10 years and once in a while, four or five times by now, I visit the "history museum". First time I become hysterical with the total lack of value for this "joint". Second time, nothing was new or...More

Thank Nicholas111
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Discovered this small museum by accident. Staff were very very friendly and helpful. Snow exhibit was interesting and being able to try on uniforms and hold guns from the War of 1812 was also fun. Definitely learned a lot in the War of 1812 room!...More

3  Thank deannkerry
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This museum is well worth a couple hours if you're in Niagara Falls! At only $15 for a family, you can't beat the price and the staff here are superb. A young man named Jonathan Milner, who works at the museum, showed us around and...More

2  Thank travelguy1972Chicago
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sandy s
Is there parking nearby?
16 May 2017|
Response from Clark B | Property representative |
There is lots of parking in our neighbourhood. The most logical is immediately behind the museum on Sylvia Place. There is a parking lot there, the three spots immediately behind the museum are free parking, the rest of... More