Niagara Historical Society and Museum

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-468-3912
Fax 905-468-1728
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Primary Contact Amy Klassen, Society Administrator; Email:
Primary Executive Sarah Kaufman, Managing Director; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara-on-the-Lake
Address & Map
43 Castlereagh St
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
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Intersection Castlereagh St and Davy St
Mailing Address Box 208 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) One of Ontario's oldest local history museums, the Museum's collection of over 40,000 artifacts, archives, books and photographs is housed in Ontario's first purpose-built Museum, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Displays on local history, both military and domestic. The permanent exhibition, "Our Story", chronicles the history of the Town from the earliest Native inhabitants to the present day. Temporary exhibitions are changed once or twice a year with a variety of topics.
Hours Mon-Sun 1 pm-5 pm, Nov-Apr * Mon-Sun 10 am-5 pm, May-Oct
Dates Closed on select holidays and for 2 weeks in December
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English ; French - permanent exhibit guide ; Chinese (Cantonese) - permanent exhibit guide ; German - permanent exhibit guide ; Italian - permanent exhibit guide ; Japanese - permanent exhibit guide ; Korean - permanent exhibit guide ; Spanish - permanent exhibit guide
Fees Admission - Adults $5, Seniors $3, Students $2, Children $1
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; The main floor is accessible, however the second floor is not.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1895
Elections Oct
Service Categories Historical Societies ; Museums
Print Material Newsletters, historical publications, website