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Niagara Historical Society & Museum

43 Castlereagh Street | L0S 1J0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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Wide range for a museum

A must see when in NOTL. So many displays ranging from First Nations right up to the Syrian... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stoney Creek, Canada
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One of the very best, local history museum in a town with a LOT OF HISTORY...

The Niagara Historical Society & Museum is one of the very best museums in the Province. Big... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grimsby, Ontario
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43 Castlereagh Street | L0S 1J0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see when in NOTL. So many displays ranging from First Nations right up to the Syrian refugees. Best part was the photos set in two different eras (1900s to 2008?)- would recommend updating that picture as many stores have already changed since then....More

Thank victoriael
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Niagara Historical Society & Museum is one of the very best museums in the Province. Big statement but, in our opinion, true. Having the good fortune to be located in the Niagara-on-the-lake town, with all of the history that has occurred in the area...More

Thank Grimsbybud
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My daughter and I had a great time walking through our local History. She especially appreciated the War of 1812 costumes she was allowed to dress up in and the weapons she was able to handle. What a great suppliment to our visit to Fort...More

Thank lambert127
Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you want to find out about the war of 1812, this is a must see. Its not all about the battlefield, learn and see early Canadian life in Newark. Great collection for a small museum! Easy access, affordable and friendly staff. Doesn't have biology...More

Thank hamiltonniagara
Reviewed 12 January 2017

With so much history in this small town the Museum is a wonderful asset to learn about its history. The exhibits change annually- I liked the WW1 artifacts as Niagara on the Lake was a summer training ground for Canadian troops (in both wars).

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 19 November 2016

One of the Gems of NOTL. For a glimpse of the past, this is a must see for people visiting the town. Just a short walk off the main street, it gives you a feeling as to what the town has meant to Canada for...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We joined the guided walk provided by the museum which is relatively inexpensive and includes entry to the small museum itself. We found the whole experience very interesting and absorbing - you really learn a lot

1  Thank Hotel Harry
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We spent a good couple of hours on a rainy day here, and as a UK citizen, I learnt an awful lot about the history of the area and Canada in general. Well worth a visit. It's about a 7-10 minute walk away from the...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We wandered by this building on a delightful walk of the tourist district. Lovingly established by a local liover of history and has developed into a nice hour of background on this lovely Canadian community. Tip: they have magnifying sheets to read the small print....More

Thank takingiteasy2014
Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you come to the Niagara region and are interested in history, particularly the War of 1812, you should visit this museum in the historic district of NOTL Lots of artifacts from that period and others.

Thank James P
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