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Open Late Title

The Museum is Open Late until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays between May 23 and October 3, 2017. Come explore and discover the Museum in a new light.

Open Late 2017 Events Schdule

2017 Open Late programs will stretch your mind and imagination all while helping you experience our City's history.


Open Late is a great time to run new and exciting programs. Programs listed below as 'One-Five-Oh' are cross-presented with our One-Five-Oh Exhibition.

To register, please contact the Museum:

  • by phone: 905-984-8880
  • by email:
  • in person: 1932 Welland Canals Parkway, St. Catharines (Lock 3)
  • or online via ePlay.

Please contact the Museum for more information.


Out of the Vault, Every Tuesday

Every Tuesday, 5pm-8pm
By Donation

Special feature artifacts on display straight from the Museum's collection vaults.

Canal Night, June 13

Tuesday, June 13
Anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
By Donation

For children accompanied by an adult. Come experience the marvels of the Welland Canal with special kid-friendly activities, tours, and crafts.

Summer Solstice Paint Night and Drum Circle, June 20

Tuesday, June 20, 
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
By registration only | $25.00 / adult

Welcome in the Summer Solstice with a special paint night and drum circle led by Shauna Daley and Mark Chindemi of Art & You.

#STCM Big-5-0 Birthday Bash, July 4

Tuesday, June 4
Anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
By Donation

You're invited to the Museum's 50th anniversary celebration bash! This is a birthday party not to be missed, with plenty of cake, games, and museum-fun for the whole family!

One-Five-Oh: Junior Creative Writers Workshop, July 11

Tuesday, July 11
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
By registration only | $10.00 / participant

My St. Catharines Family: 

For children aged 7-9 and 10-12, accompanied by an adult. This workshop focuses on creative writing and story-telling. Participants are encouraged to bring in a family photo of either their immediate family or an ancestor who has roots in the St. Catharines area. Using the photo and family history as inspiration, participants will write a short memoir to share their unique family story. Younger students will work with simple story boards to illustrate and write a short story about a family memory that connects both to St. Catharines and to the photo they have selected for inspirations.

 Kids Art Night, August 8

Presented by 4CATS Arts Studio
Tuesday, August 8
Anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
By donation

For children accompanied by an adult. Kids and art take over the Museum with 4CATS Arts Studio.


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