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St. Catharines Museum Exhibits 

Doing Our Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front ~ September 2014 to November 2018



To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War, this exhibition examines the wartime experiences of St. Catharines residents at home and at the front. Looking through the eyes of the local men and women who contributed in their own ways to the war effort, this exhibit takes viewers from recruiting office to the trenches. 

On display through November 2018.

Citizen Soldiers: The Lincoln and Welland Regiment in World War II ~ January through December, 2015

Citizen Soldiers in World War Two

Discover the experiences of Niagara's citizen soldiers in the Second World War. This exhibit is produced in partnership with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment Museum and features artifacts and photographs from their collection.

Paving the Way for Victory: the Home Front in WWI ~ January through April, 2015

Victory Loan Campaign Poster

Discover St. Catharines' war effort on the home front during the Great War in this special exhibit, which features a rare Victory Loan flag awarded to the City and County of Lincoln for raising more than $6,000,000 in Victory Loans during the 1918 campaign.

 Permanent Exhibits

The Museum's permanent exhibits and educational programs let visitors explore the early days of St. Catharines in interesting and interactive ways.

  • Get up close and personal with the Welland Canals.
  • Learn about the harrowing story of slaves in the U.S. as they traveled the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.
  • Explore the evolution of North America's oldest sport, lacrosse.  

 Welland Canals


Learn the fascinating story of the Welland Canals and the city that grew up around them. Exhibits illustrate the engineering feats of yesterday and today.


Fire Pumper at Museum



Follow the North Star 

 Freedom Seekers exhibit

Fugitive slaves found freedom in Canada when they followed the North Star - an enduring symbol of freedom. Experience the rich legacy of Niagara's African Canadians.

 Harriet Tubman

Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame & Museum

Explore the history of North America's oldest team sport inside the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame & Museum 


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