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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.

Lectures

Our annual lecture series is held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from March to September. Lectures start at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for the general public or free for Niagara Historical Society Members.
Reservations required as seating is limited.

September 21 | GAVIN WATT - Forced
Migration -- the Loyalists Settle Niagara

The 2017 Lecture Series is Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner

BBA

FAMOUS & INFAMOUS

January - November  |  3rd Sunday at 2 pm

Join us in the gallery each month for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life of a famous or infamous person from the past.

2017 Schedule

October 15: Paul Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945) [Part 2]
November 19: William Maxwell "Max" Aitken (1879-1964) [Part 2]

 

FIRST FRIDAYS MUSEUM EVENTS:

To find out more about the FIRST FRIDAYS events across the Niagara Region, click here!

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.

Programmes & Events

COMMUNITY DAYS
On the third Sunday 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. 2017 dates are:
October 15
November 19

September 22, 23, 29 & 30 | THEATRICAL CEMETERY TOURS
Volunteer actors bring alive the stories of the people buried at St. Mark's cemetery.  Tours starts at 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm.  Tickets are $12 and must be purchased in advance. St. Mark's is located at 41 Byron Street.

September 28 | VOICES OF FREEDOM FESTIVAL SYMPOSIUM
This Museum hosts a special symposium as part of the Voices of Freedom Festival. Bravo Niagara! presents an opportunity to reflect on the historical and contemporary experiences of people of African descent in Canada with presentations by historians and speakers. 

October 5 | BUS TRIP TO ST. JACOBS
Spend the morning at the St. Jacobs Farmer's Market, lunch at Stone Crock Restaurant and explore the town of St. Jacobs. Finish the day with a guided tour of the nearby Guelph Civic Museum. Cost includes bus, lunch, museum entrance and all tax and gratuities. $95 for members, $105 for non-members.

November 10 | “WE’LL MEET AGAIN” (7 pm)Join in the singing and share in the memories with this WWII tribute.  Tickets are $15.

December 2 | THE PHOENIX SOIREE: A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS (7:30 pm)
Details TBA

 

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