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The Tiny Museum

Coming soon to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum – the Tiny Museum! The Tiny Museum was inspired by the tiny home phenomenon, but instead of having a bed and a kitchen, it has display cases! The Tiny Museum can come right to your school, bringing the Museum's collection outside its walls.  Curriculum-based programs currently being developed are:

  • People of Niagara
  • Voices of Freedom
  • Learning from Artefacts
  • Indigenous Peoples & Treaties
  • War of 1812
  • Rebellion of 1837

Stay tuned for more information on how to book the Tiny Museum for your class.


Tiny Museum in the Community

The Tiny Museum will also be coming to a community event near you!  Find us at local festivals and events with a new exhibit each time. Where will the Tiny Museum be next?  Check out our EVENTS CALENDAR.

Voices of Freedom Black History Program

Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) is one of the few Towns in Ontario that has had Black residents since its founding and since the beginning of the province. This program is designed to tell the story of Black Canadians in our early history through hands-on activities and the exploration of historical materials. Students are encouraged to experience history by asking questions, taking risks, and working as a team, while developing their critical thinking skills. This constructive and active program will allow students to connect to the past in a new way, while making learning exciting! For more information on this program please see (attached) teacher overview.

Learn More    Book Program 

Walking Tours

Niagara-on-the-Lake is Ontario’s only National Historic District. Let us tell you why it is so important to Canada’s story!  Bring your students to walk in the footsteps of our past

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Kid Curators Summer Camp

Become a Kid Curator and explore the history of your community!  Each summer the Museum offers week-long day camps that integrate learning and fun!  Camp is geared to ages 6-12 and consists of games, crafts, community outings, and other activities. The cost is $125 per child for one week. 

2021 Kid Curators Day Camp: August 9 - 13  |  10 am - 4 pm daily

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Take Home Camp Kits

During COVID, take-home activity kits are also being provided in July. 
Click the dates for more information:  JULY 5-9, 2021   JULY 19-23, 2021


Student Resources


For children and students, these COVID-19 workbooks will help you keep a journal of this time that you can then share with the Museum afterward:


War of 1812 Resources