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events & programmes

The Society runs a variety of events 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, the Society works hard at being a focal point of culture in Niagara.



Thanks to all of our 2019 speakers for a great series.  Stay tuned for the 2020 series line up in January!

Lectures start at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $10 for the general public or free for Niagara Historical Society Members.
Reservations required as seating is limited

Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner


community days

On the fourth Monday of each month, we are offering a free community day in appreciation of increased funding from the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Admission is free to the galleries and the popular Famous & Infamous biography series will also be free and open to all.


January - November  |  2 pm
Join us in the gallery for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life of a famous or infamous person from the past.

25 Nov  Craig Tallman: Clementine Churchill


walking tours of old town

June - September
Join our guides for a walk through town, Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission.


Special Events

November 9 | VOICES OF FREEDOM FESTIVAL: Artists As Activists Roundtable

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Presented by BravoNiagara! at the Museum.

Explore the role of artists in society and the historic and present-day intersection of music and social change. Featured participants include Bakithi Kumalo, legendary bass player for Paul Simon; Céline Peterson, producer and artist manager; and Stanford Thompson, founder and executive director of the El Sistema-inspired organization Play On, Philly!. Moderator: Garvia Bailey,  This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is required - click HERE.

November 11 | “WE’LL MEET AGAIN” (7 pm)
Join in the singing and share in the memories with this tribute to the First and Second World Wars. Featuring Patty Jamieson, Peter Millard, Jenny Wright and Barbara Worthy with music by Doug Mundy and Penner Mackay. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance.


A gourmet dinner held in Ravine Winery's new event facility with historical speakers, silent auction and a show of firepower from Fort George.  Tickets are $120 and can be purchased by calling the Museum.  All proceeds support the Niagara Historical Society and the Friends of Fort George.

The Museum is one of the stops on Niagara-on-the-Lake's annual holiday house tour. Come enjoy our holiday decorations, shop the gift shop for someone on your holiday list, sip some hot apple cider and enjoy the exhibits. For tickets to the Rotary Holiday House Tour click HERE.  Museum admission is free for all during this event.

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