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.

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! 

June 1 to September 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 only required for groups of 6 or larger at 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!

Archives Speakers Series


Held every fall at the archives, featuring local and professional historians.


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

Arabella's Pudding and Sauce Week

Enjoy classic Christmas pudding and sauce at Arabella's Tea Room December 4 to 9, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m.