Woman demonstrates spinning wheel

Join us for any or all of Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum's special events. 

Don't miss our signature events: Arabella's Pie Social and History Fair, Canal Days at the Museum and the Grand Old Christmas Festival.

Roselawn Haunt

Join the Niagara Paranormal and Historical Association at the Roselawn Centre for a night of ghost hunting and haunting history!

October 22, 2022: 6pm-8pm OR 9pm-11pm

October 29, 2022: 6pm-8pm OR 9pm-11pm

Tickets: $20/person

 

This is an 18+ Event.  You are required to be able to walk up multiple flights of stairs.

 

Buy Tickets

 

May 1 Museum opens

12 - 5 p.m. daily

Free Admission

Exhibit Galleries, Heritage Village and Marine Park

Arabella's Pie Social and History Fair

Smiling woman shows a pie12 - 4 p.m. Last Sunday in May

Free Admission

 

Enjoy tea and pie, and visit the special demonstrations by artisans and Niagara Antique Power Association, a plant sale, and, of course, pie! 

Reservations are required for Pie and Beverages in Arabella's Tea Room. Make a reservation 905-834-7604 or email

June 1 to Sept 30 Arabella's Team Room Open

Volunteers welcome guests to tea room

Arabella's Team Room Open

Open Daily 2-4 p.m.

Reservations are required for Arabella's Tea Room.

Make a reservation 905-834-7604 or email

Fridays in June, July and August - Guided Tours of Museum Exhibits and Heritage Village

Guided Tours of Museum Exhibits and Heritage Village

May - October Archives Walking Tours

We offer scheduled Cemetery Tours and Urban History Walking Tours

Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival at the Museum

Adults and children dressed like soldiers of War of 1812

Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival at the Museum

August Civic Holiday weekend Saturday and Sunday

 

Celebrate our marine heritage at the museum where Canal Days started!

 

Family-friendly activities, lots of hands-on fun for kids, entertainers and historical displays make the museum a destination for everyone!

2022 Canada Summer Games Scavenger Hunt

2022 Canada Summer Games Scavenger Hunt Poster

Canada Summer Games Scavenger Hunt with the Museums of Niagara Association (MONA) is a great way to spend time with family and friends. Hop in your car, have fun, explore the Region and learn some local history along the way.

 

This hunt includes several different missions across for communities in the Niagara Region where you will find the answers to questions about sport history, local sites and our museums.

 

The hunt is on from August 1st to 31st and it's free to play on the GooseChase app.

 

Search for the following game codes:

 

Niagara Falls History Museum: XD9MWQ

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum: BLJW91

Port Colborne Museum: 1GE7J5

Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre: 5W7Q39

 

Scavenger Hunt Rules

No purchase necessary. The Scavenger Hunt is a free program organized by MONA.

 

Participants must follow all current provincial and public health guidelines while participating in the hunt.

 

The contest will open at August 1st and close on August 31st, 2022.

 

This is NOT a race, so take your time and enjoy!

 

Feel free to share photos of your day on social media channels.

 

How to Enter

GooseChase App: participants can join the competition through the free GooseChase app, which is available to download from the App Store or Google Play. Game codes:

 

Niagara Falls History Museum: XD9MWQ

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum: BLJW91

Port Colborne Museum: 1GE7J5

Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre: 5W7Q39

**WINNERS WILL BE CONTACTED THROUGH THE GOOSECHASE APP SO PLEASE DO NOT DELETE THE APP AFTER THE GAME.

 

Photo & Video Submissions

Any photo or video content submitted as part of the scavenger hunt, including photos and videos uploaded on the GooseChase app, may be used by the participating museums from the Museums of Niagara Association on out social media channels, including our website and e-newsletters. This content may also be shared publicly in the app during and after the scavenger hunt.

 

Prizes

Complete all missions within a community and your name will be entered into a draw to win a prize from that Museum and/or Complete ALL missions correctly in all FOUR communities and be entered in a draw to win a grand prize, sponsored by the Museum of Niagara Association.

 

Good Luck and Have Fun!

 

Archives Speakers Series

 

Select Thursdays during the Fall and Winter Seasons, 7 p.m.

 

Grand Old Christmas Festival

Man and woman show handcrafted wreath12 - 4 p.m. First Sunday in December

 

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas complete with carriage rides, pioneer activities, warm chestnuts, Christmas shopping and, of course, Santa!

 

Be sure to visit Arabella's Tea Room to enjoy classic Christmas pudding and sauce!

 

Free Admission

December 6 – 11 Arabella's Pudding and Sauce Week

Enjoy classic Christmas pudding and sauce at Arabella's Tea Room