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Exploring the Museum

Once in the Museum you will discover the stories of our people, our community and the events that shaped our lives. Our younger visitors can explore the galleries with the aid of our “Children’s Guide to the Museum”. The Museum building is fully accessible on the ground floor and in 85% of the galleries. We have wheelchair access washrooms and provide Braille handouts to those who are visually impaired.
We cannot provide tours in multiple languages; however, handouts are available in French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Spanish and Korean.
To enhance your visit we also have a black history specific guide for our galleries.

Museum Hours

May - October: 10:00am to 5:00pm daily
November - April: 1:00pm - 5:00pm daily

The museum is closed on the following holiday's: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving day, and during the Christmas season between December 18th and January 1st.

ADMISSION: Adults $5 | Seniors $3 | Students $2 | Children $1

Rentals & Private Functions

The Museum is available to rent for private functions subject to availability. Our main gallery space creates a lovely back drop for a cocktail party, lecture, presentation or ceremony. Since it is our main exhibition space, rental is generally restricted to hours outside our regular hours of operation. For more information, please check out our RENTAL POLICY.

private dinner

Private Dinners: Memorial Hall creates a lovely setting for a private dinner with a group of friends! Available for groups of 10 - 24, groups can enjoyed a catered meal in historic Memorial Hall, Ontario's first purpose-built museum building. Cost is $110 per person which includes a three course meal, rentals and liquor permit. You can also have the Curator or a special guest expert speak to your group about our exhibits, collection or a topic of your interest. Groups must bring their own wine and/or beer. For more information contact the Museum.

How to find us

Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @NHS_Museum to learn more about the Museum and our Events!

Visit in person: 43 Castlereagh Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario, Canada

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