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Our Exhibitions

Making Her Mark
Temporary Exhibition

Making Her Mark

The Women of Niagara-on-the-Lake

October 28, 2020 - October 24, 2021
This exhibit explores everyday stories of courageous environmentalists, heritage activists, artists, scientists, war heroes, teachers, matriarchs, politicians, and professionals. These women, who have made their mark on our community, range from our early history to the most recent passing of significant influencers in 2020.
Permanent Exhibition

Our Story

This exhibition explore 9,000 years of history from Indigenous history to the tourism boom of the 1970s. The gallery contains such significant artefacts as a powder horn belonging to Chief Joseph Brant, the Indian Department Coatee worn by Daniel Servos during the American Revolutionary War, uniforms from the War of 1812 and other items from Niagara's long history.
Our Story
Making Her Mark
virtual Exhibitions

google arts & culture


The Museum has several virtual exhibitions on Google Arts & Culture including the following topics: The Attawandaron, Loyalists, Black History, Our Western Home, Temporary Residents, Irish, Mennonite and Recent Settlement, Queenston, St. Davids, Chautauqua, Virgil, Board of Ordnance Stones, Camp Kosciuszko, Painting NOTL, Freemasonry in NOTL, Niagara Historical Society’s 125th Anniversary, and Niagara Historical Society Plaques.


Upcoming Events

Virtual Lecture: Archaeology of the Niagara Apothecary and Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Rich History

Wednesday, Oct 6th - 11:00 AM

Annual General Meeting

Thursday, Oct 14th - 6:00 PM

Virtual Lecture: Triumph and Tragedy: Building the Welland Ship Canal

Wednesday, Oct 20th - 11:00 AM

Virtual Lecture: Treaties & Land Claims

Wednesday, Nov 3rd - 11:00 AM