Welland Historical Museum

Forge Display in Industry Gallery

Forge Display in Industry Gallery


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  • Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Admission by donation.
  • Accessible
  • Elevator
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
  • Guided Tours
  • Facilities Rental

This community museum features the history of Welland and the surrounding area, the building of the Welland canal and aqueduct, local industry and cultural diversity. The Just 4 Kids gallery allows younger visitors to explore history through hands-on play and discovery. Featured exhibits include "Life in the Trenches", an interactive War exhibit and "Capitol Theatre" a mini theatre within the museum.  The site offers changing exhibitions, workshops, school visits and special events. A travelling exhibit "Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad" is available, with an excellent school program.

Website: www.wellandmuseum.ca

Type: Community Museum | Historic Building