St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre Events

Virtual Education Programs and Experiences

Museum Classroom

The Museum continues to offer free lesson plans and educational activities, resources and programs. Please reach out to us if you have comments, questions, or would like information or activities on a topic we have yet to cover.

  • Museum Classroom has free lesson plans and activities to help supplement at home learning.
  • Virtual Tours and Programs are available for all students, organized by teachers or other educators. Stay tuned for the 2021-2022 Educational Programs e-Brochure. 

For more information please visit our Museum Programs page.

Ongoing Virtual Public Programs and Experiences

You can now find many of our public programs and exhibitions online. Check our social media channels, blog, and website often for the schedule and updates. Public programming and exhibits to watch for include:

  • Virtual Museum Lectures Series recordings, video series, and live tours on YouTube
  • Videos series, tours, and activities on Facebook.
  • Podcasts and blog posts available at
  • Many of our temporary exhibitions are now available online, including 'Victorian Tweets', 'Coming Home: St. Catharines and the End of WWII', and more.

History from Here Video Series

History from Here takes you to historic landmarks and locations across St. Catharines and offers a brief history of its significance to our community. 

Virtual Museum Lecture Series 

The Winter 2021 season of the Virtual Museum Lecture Series has officially wrapped up. The series will return in September, so stay tuned for another fantastic line up of lectures and guest speakers to keep up the historical joy!

While you wait for our next season, you can watch all our virtual lectures today on the St. Catharines Museum YouTube Channel


Lego Challenge: Bridge Edition 

The Lego Challenge has wrapped up for another year!

This year, we brought a close eye to important engineering structures that join our communities together across the City: bridges. We’ll build the the CN Rail Bridge over 12 Mile Creek, the new Burgoyne Bridge, the Garden City Skyway, the Henley Bridge, and the Homer and Glendale Bridges over the Welland Canal.

Get your Lego and join in the challenge. Your bridge doesn’t have to look like ours. Make it your own and have fun!

You can watch each Lego Challenge episode on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, Youtube, and on our blog! Here's the first episode:

Where's the Pig? Virtual Adventure Series

Where's the Pig?

While our Where’s the Pig? virtual adventure series is now wrapped up, you can watch all the episodes online! Follow along with Sara in her search for a mischievous pig missing since 1945 and explore historic spots in downtown St. Catharines along the way!

Watch the episodes on FacebookInstagramYoutube, and on our blog!

Daily Social Media Content


We post daily museum content across our social media channels to keep you and your family engaged and learning!

Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram

You’ll find videos, interactive polls, podcast episodesblog posts, photos from the Museum Collection, and so much more! 

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