Niagara Historical Society Museumbanner


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.


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.

Thank you to all of our speakers who made the 2017 Lecture Series educational and engaging. Check back in January for details on our 2018 lecture series.

The 2017 Lecture Series was Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner



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.

2018 Schedule

21 JAN: The Mitfords
18 FEB: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran
18 MAR: General Paul von Lettowvorbeck
15 APR: Nancy Langhorn Astor
20 MAY: Eliza Fenwick (Biography of a House in NOTL)
17 JUN: Miles Davis
15 JUL: Conn Smythe
19 AUG: Maria Rye
16 SEPT: Fred Banting
21 OCT: John Stanislaus Joyce
18 NOV: Robert Mondavi




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


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. The 2018 dates are: January 21, February 18, March 18, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21 and November 18.


Our gallery will be decorated as part of the Rotary Holiday House Tour.

Enjoy a hearty stew, wine & beer, traditional shortbread and holiday cheer! Featuring music by Doug Mundy (piano) and the Lord Simcoe Singers. Tickets are $40.


Back to Top

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