Niagara Historical Society & Museum

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About Niagara Historical Society & Museum

Established in 1895, the Niagara Historical Society is dedicated to the understanding of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Top priority is the maintenance of the Museum Collection which began in 1896, making it one of Ontario's most important collections. The NHS has been collecting and interpreting the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake for more than 100 years. N-O-T-L is Ontario's only National Historic District. Let us tell you why it is so important to Canada's story.

Walking Tours: let your group experience Niagara in a unique way while enjoying the beauty of this historic town. The Society also owns one of Ontario's most significant collections of artefacts. The strenths of the collection include early Canadian furniture, textiles, militaria, official documents and early tourism.