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Events at the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre

PA Days at the Museum - May 19 and June 9

PA Days 2017

Join in the fun on your day-off from school. Adventures await during our PA Day programs in 2017. Explore the Welland Canal, search through the Museum's collection, and even create your own exhibit to be displayed for the public! 

For more information, click through our PA Day programs by date below. 

Details and pricing

Program registration is $5 per participant. Programs run from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; class sizes are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

A cookie-and-juice snack break is included. Please alert us to any allergies at registration.

Three options for registration:


Please direct questions and concerns to Museum staff at (subject: PA Days) or by phone at 905.984.8880.

PA Days Programs

Friday, May 19 - History Hunters

Help us, History Hunters! An evil historian is trying to erase William Hamilton Merritt from the historical record and take credit for building the Welland Canal. We need your eyes, ears, and thinking caps to search the Museum from gallery to collection spaces for clues from the historian in order to stop him in time.

A wild adventure, filled with twists, turns, and special video messages from WHM himself, provides participants with a fun, hands-on history adventure at the Museum, like no other program!

10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $5 per participant. For students grades 4-6, accompanied by an adult. Snack break included. Please alert us to any allergies at registration.

Friday, June 9 - Junior Engineers

Calling all Jr. Engineers! Earn your official Jr. Engineers certificate after participating in this program all about transportation and the operations of the Welland Canal! Fun, engaging, and memorable, this structured program will be a hit with young, inquisitive minds!

10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Program is 45 minutes in length. $5 per participant. For students grades ELKP-3, accompanied by an adult. Snack break included. Please alert us to any allergies at registration.


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