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Niagara Historical Society & Museum

43 Castlereagh Street | L0S 1J0, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great little museum great way to learn about the hisotry of community. We spent abot 60 miuntes there. There are even some perod costumes to dress up in great fun

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This museum was quaint with a good history of the area, cheap too. Worth a visit when in Niagara on the lake.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a small, well-curated museum. Close to town center, it is lovingly laid out. Fine examples from the colonial, War of 1812, and reconstruction periods. A very good WW 1 display as well.

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Compact but well curated museum in charming Niagara on the Lake, gives an excellent but not overloaded overview of the history of this interesting region. Only costs a few $ to enter. Worth the visit.

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St. Clair
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The current exhibit at the museum was the War of 1812, they think they won the war! I thought both sides got tired an negotiated a settlement.

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London UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stopped at the museum after a few days in Niagara on the Lake, and wished we had visited sooner. The museum was hugely informative and enjoyable, and the exhibits were helpful in building our understanding of the local area and it's history. Highly recommended.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

They had something going on in support of the museum. There would be some booths and entry would be free. We stopped in curiosity and were very pleased we did. It's a remarkably well done little museum that manages to tell us, in minimal space, a great deal about Niagara on the Lake and its history. it's clearly a labour... More 

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Fairport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice info about the War of 1812, and Canada's role in WWI. I was interested to see how the soldiers spent their time in the trenches sculpting shrapnel. The second floor is just a jumble of articles without any theme, as the museum itself admits. Good info on how parts of Canada are still very royalist (pic of future King... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Extensive artifacts and documents of the history of NOTL. Everything from clothing to flags, books and just about every kind of item from daily life.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I like that you could do this and still see all the plays you want. See George Bernard Shaw information!

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