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events & programmes

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.


Thank you to our 2018 speakers. Stay tuned for our 2019 lecture series announcement!

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

Generously Sponsored by:

Geoffrey and Lorraine Joyner



community days

On the third Monday 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.


January - November  |  2 pm
Join us in the gallery for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life of a famous or infamous person from the past.

28 Jan   Sheila Hill: Rex Whistler
25 Feb  Suzanne Hebert: Shah of Iran, Pt 2
25 Mar  David Sydor: Lloyd Dennis
22 Apr   Betsy Masson: Hannah Peters Jarvis
27 May Michael Clark: Theodore Roosevelt
24 Jun   David Aurandt: Col Sam McLaughlin
22 Jul    Julian Rance: Francesco Franco
26 Aug  Ted Rumble: Dusko Popov
23 Sep  Richard Merritt: William Claus
28 Oct   Linda Fritz: Vanessa Bell
25 Nov  Craig Tallman: Clementine Churchill


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.

kid curators camps

Discover history in your community at this week-long day camp for children ages 6-12. Camp runs Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm.  Cost: $125 per child. Space is limited.

Stay tuned for our 2019 camp dates!

Special Events

Check back in early 2019 for a line up of great events!



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