Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

 Victorian Tweets

 

Queen Victoria  What if the Victorians had social media? View the Museum’s archival collection on display like never before.

Exhibition on display May 19, 2019 to November, 2020.

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. 

The Welland Canals

Welland Canals Exhibit

Explore the fascinating story of the four Welland Canals and the history of the City of St. Catharines that grew up alongside this engineering wonder. Discover the ways in which the Canal has changed over time and meet the people whose hard work built the Welland Canal. Then, venture outside to the viewing platform to get an up close view of Lock 3. 

Follow the North Star

Follow the North Star exhibit

Discover the rich legacy of Niagara's African-Canadians in this exhibition, which is incorporated throughout the Museum's permanent gallery. Learn about Richard Pierpoint and the "Coloured Corps", St. Catharines' role as a terminus of the Underground Railroad and one of our City's most famous residents, Harriet Tubman, among many other stories. 

Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame & Museum

Displays in the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame

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

 

                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

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