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events & programmes

The Museum and Society run a variety of events and programs to provide entertaining and educational activities for the residents and visitors of Niagara-on-the-Lake.  From quality lectures to musical performances in the galleries, we works hard at being a focal point of culture in Niagara.

virtual Lectures

Join us on Zoom Wednesdays at 11 am.  Registration required.

January 27: Amanda Balyk

“An Atrocious and Abominable Offence” Textual Representations of Abortion and Shame in England, 1850-1870

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February 10: Sarah Kaufman

The Museum's Curator highlights one of our special and unique collections

February 24: Scott Finlay and Chris Zoetewey, Parks Canada
Fort Mississauga

March 10: Shawna Butts

“Not All Women are Saints”

March 24: Frank Racioppo

Queenston Quarry

April 7: Robert J. Lake

'A front seat among the playgrounds of two nations': Lawn Tennis in Niagara-on-the-Lake, c.1880s-1920s

 

past online programming

Webinar Recordings

  1. The Spanish Flu & Niagara Camp,
    1918-19
  2. Marathon Swimmers on Lake Ontario
  3. Famous & Infamous: The Medicis
  4. Famous & Infamous: Dusko Popov
  5. Doing Family History in COVID Days
  6. Queenston: The Inland Port
  7. Memorial Hall: Niagara’s own Cabinet of Curiosities
  8. The History of the Chautauqua Neighbourhood in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  9. Ordnance Boundary Stones of Niagara-
    on-The-Lake
  10. Some Women in Niagara-on-the-Lake's History
  11. Was Your Grandmother a British Home Child?
  12. Ask the Curator
  13. Virtual Scandal & Gossip Tour of NOTL
  14. The Cayuga and Her Consorts
  15. Ten Things That Will Save Your Life in
    the Trenches

Digital Cemetery Stories

Meet some of our favourite residents from NOTL's past:

SAMUEL ZIMMERMAN

DOROTHY CARNATHAN

REPORTER DESCRIBING "THE FOAM"

HENRIETTA SEWELL

ERLAND FIELD

FIRST WORLD WAR NURSE

JOHN REDHEAD

WILLIAM KIRBY & ELIZA WHITMORE

MATILDA BOULTON

EDITH HUTCHINS

Rolling' Down the River

A musical telling of the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake's Waterfront

RECORDING

PODCAST

Funded by the Niagara Region

 

walking tours of old town

Walking Tours return in spring 2021


Join our guides for a walk through town,

beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission.

 

Special Events

 

 

 

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® Image: View of Fort George, Oil on canvass, C. Kreighoff 1823