The History Behind The Niagara Region Spans Throughout The Towns of Niagara

Museums are a place to really understand a city. There a place where you can explore the ins and outs of how the city was created, when it was created and why it was created. These days, we never take the time to stop and smell the roses, and so many of us aren't too keen on spending the day exploring the historical past of a city, but once you've strolled through any one of these museums on this Top 10 list you'll surely fall in love with history all over again. Think of it as a way to figure out how you're going to tell your kids kids' just why Clifton Hill was created, or how the canal system works. It's all apart of The Niagara Region's history, a history that is not only here to stay, but a history that is forever looked towards to understand just how we have meshed into one to become a region well-known for its natural and historical sights. Stroll through each town on The Niagara Region and you'll be pleasantly surprised at all of the history that is showcased through our lands. It's time for you to be one with history once again, and each of these museums will bring that eagerness in learning of the past to a whole new unique light.



If you're looking to be wowed, The Guinness Book of World Records Museum is the place for you. Explore the ins and outs of the Guinness Book of World Records as you stroll through the museum and you'll be in awe as to the bizarre and fascinating...  Read More

The Riverbrink Art Museum


The RiverBrink Art Museum is where one can stroll off to to take in the historically artistic eye that is found in the Niagara Region. The museum offers interpretations of Niagara and Canada's culture and heritage in a mesmerizing way. Here is...  Read More

Willoughby Historical Museum


Created way back in 1968, The Willoughby Historical Museum occupies a former schoolhouse that creates a charming appeal to The Niagara Region. With quaint artifacts throughout the museum showcasing the pride of the community during Canada's...  Read More

The St. Catharines Museum


At The St. Catharines Museum you'll take in a whole lot of interesting facts of this glorious city. Not only will you learn of the history of St. Catharines itself but will be wowed at the history and creation of The Welland Canal. Located at...  Read More



Founded in the late 19th century, The Niagara Historical Society & Museum is one of the region's oldest. As its founders showed considerable foresight in their desire to preserve Canadian culture and history, the museum is uniquely Niagara...  Read More



Local history is brought to life again at this informative museum, which occupies a two-story, limestone structure built as a town hall in 1874. Within its walls, visitors can browse displays about the 1814 Battle of Lundy's Lane, geological...  Read More

Ripley's Believe It or Not
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Clifton Hill could not be more perfect then with Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum protruding out of it. The museum is fun for everyone with rare artifacts, and intricate details on those who have attempted the unthinkable, barreling down The...  Read More



The Niagara Children's Museum is where fun is an understatement. The eclectic interactive museum opened its doors back in 1999, and is continually wowing any child who explores every inch of it. With three floors of curriculum centered exhibits,...  Read More



The Niagara Apothecary Museum is an interesting addition to Niagara-on-the-Lake's Queen Street. With its Italianate facade featuring arched glazed double doors and two arched plate glass show windows accent it's ritzy charm that...  Read More



If you're one of those eager folks there that love to learn about the history of the land, than Fort George should be on the top of your list while in The Niagara Region. Located along The Niagara Parkway, Fort George is the historical site...  Read More


Meet Melaina Gasbarrino

Melaina is a native to The Niagara Region. Though she's traveled the world, she loves coming home and experiencing the true beauty that The Niagara Region has to offer. From hikes through The...  More About Melaina