Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum

The Blacksmith's Shop

The Blacksmith's Shop

Canal Days - Marine Heritage

Canal Days - Marine Heritage

At work in the blacksmith shop

At work in the blacksmith shop

Live Music at the Pavilion

Live Music at the Pavilion

Exploring the Marine Heritage Exhibits

Exploring the Marine Heritage Exhibits

Town Crier

Town Crier

War of 1812 Re-Enactors at Canal Days

War of 1812 Re-Enactors at Canal Days

Lifeboat from the Hochelaga

Lifeboat from the Hochelaga

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum

Sherk Log Cabin

Sherk Log Cabin

Arabella Williams' Carriage

Arabella Williams' Carriage

Sherk Log House Kitchen

Sherk Log House Kitchen

Sherk Log House bedroom

Sherk Log House bedroom

Sherk Log House Kitchen Table

Sherk Log House Kitchen Table

Sherk Log House Kitchen Cupboard

Sherk Log House Kitchen Cupboard

Log Schoolhouse

Log Schoolhouse

Heritage Village

Heritage Village

Exposure 150

Exposure 150

Arabella's Tea Room

Arabella's Tea Room

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Hours:
  • Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum Open May - December Daily 12-5pm L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives Open April-December Monday to Friday 1-5 p.m. and Saturdays by appointment Arabella's Tea Room Open June-September Daily 2-4p.m.
Fees:
  • Free
  • Partially Accessible
  • Support Animals
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
  • Guided Tours
  • Public Transportation
  • Facilities Rental

Historical and marine artifacts from Port Colborne's past are on display at this community museum. The collection includes a wheelhouse from the Yvon Dupre, a lifeboat from the Hochelaga, a heritage village of log houses circa 1850, a blacksmith shop from 1870, a carriage house and home built in 1869 and a 1915 tea room. Guided and self-guided tours are available. Events at the museum include Arabella's Pie Social and History Fair, Canal Days and the Grand Old Christmas Festival. School and bus tours of the museum are offered.

Arabella's Tea Room offers tea, homemade biscuits and jam every afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m., June - September.

The L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives is open to visitors and researchers interested in local history and genealogy.

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Memberships are available year-round.

Individual   $5.00

Senior        $3.00

Family        $10.00

Life Member   $100.00

Website: http://www.portcolborne.ca/page/museum

Type: Community Museum

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