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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.


Thank you to our 2018 speakers. Stay tuned for our 2019 lecture series announcement!

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 third 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.

28 Jan   Sheila Hill: Rex Whistler
25 Feb  Suzanne Hebert: Shah of Iran, Pt 2
25 Mar  David Sydor: Lloyd Dennis
22 Apr   Betsy Masson: Hannah Peters Jarvis
27 May Michael Clark: Theodore Roosevelt
24 Jun   David Aurandt: Col Sam McLaughlin
22 Jul    Julian Rance: Francesco Franco
26 Aug  Ted Rumble: Dusko Popov
23 Sep  Richard Merritt: William Claus
28 Oct   Linda Fritz: Vanessa Bell
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.

kid curators camps

Discover history in your community at this week-long day camp for children ages 6-12. Camp runs Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm.  Cost: $125 per child. Space is limited.

Stay tuned for our 2019 camp dates!

Special Events

November 30 & December 1 | ROTARY HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR
Visit us during the Holiday House Tour and see the main gallery decorated for the season. Hot apple cider is available, purchase tickets for our annual wine hamper raffle and browse the gift shop. Museum admission is Free for all. For information and tickets to the house tour click HERE.



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