@ The Museum Thursday Night

Every Thursday the museum is open late until 9 p.m. Admission is FREE from 5-9pm 

April 6

The Mayor's Neighbourhood of Niagara Falls @ 7pm

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Lundy's Lane Historical Society Logo

Join Ken Westhues as he explores the lives and homes of some of the early mayors of the City of Niagara Falls. This event is sponsored by The Lundy’s Lane Historical Society.

 

April 13

Community Yoga Series @ 7pm
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Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining or re-gaining your health. No yoga experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up.  20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

 

April 20

Canadians on the Nile: Barnett’s Egypt and Exploration in the 19th and Early 20th Century @ 7pm
Picture of an Egyptian mummy
Ancient Egypt Alive log
Travel back in time with us to relive the adventures of the early explorers who ventured down the Nile in the Victorian and Edwardian age. What wonders did they bring back from the Land of the Pharaohs? From Currelly, founder of the Royal Ontario Museum to Niagara Falls own Sydney Barnett, you will learn about travel, exploration and acquisition in Egypt during the golden age of discovery – including the story of Ramses the 1st and how he originally got to Niagara.

 

April 27

Community Yoga Series @ 7pm
Shine on yoga logo
Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining or re-gaining your health. No yoga experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up.  20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

 

May 4

May The 4th Be With You @ 6pm

Celebrate Star Wars Day at the Museum! Star Wars trivia at 6pm, then stick around for a screening of Rogue One at 7pm. 

 

May 11

Community Yoga Series @ 7pm
Picture of a yoga class
Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining or re-gaining your health. No yoga experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up.  20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

 

May 18

Sidney Barnett’s Exploration of Egypt @ 7pm
Picture of a group of Egyptologists
Ancient Egypt Alive logo
In November 1862 Sidney Barnett wrote a lecture on his time in Egypt collecting artefacts for the Niagara Falls Museum. His handwritten notes for this lecture are now a part of our collection. Using Sidney’s own words, local performer David MacKenzie brings to life a lecture older than our country. Immerse yourself in the ancient treasures of Egypt through the lens of a mid-19th century traveler.

 

May 25

Community Yoga Series @ 7pm
Shine on yoga logo
Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining or re-gaining your health. No yoga experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up.  20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

 

June 1

Niagara Underwater @ 7pm
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This talk will look at the Niagara Region's abundance of freshwater lakes, rivers, canals and quarries and explore the underwater history and marine life of popular local scuba diving sites.  

 

June 8

Earth Rangers @ 5pm & 7pm
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OPG logo
Spend your Thursday night exploring biodiversity and habitat conservation at the Museum! This unique and up-close encounter with Earth Rangers’ Animal Ambassadors will leave you educated and inspired to help protect animals in the wild. Sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.

 

June 15

Youth Empowerment Strategy- Indigenous Youth Identity Workshop @ 7pm
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Establishing, restoring and identifying Indigenous traditional knowledge and translating this knowledge into practical everyday application. We look at how youth are using the knowledge to build a healthy identity.

 

June 22

Write Like an Egyptian: A Hieroglyphics for Beginners Workshop @ 7pm
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Ancient Egypt Alive logo
Ever wish you could decipher the strange language of Pharaohs? This unique workshop will provide a window into the world of ancient writing. Discover the history of the language and master how to write your own name in hieroglyphs! Presented by Laura Ranieri of Ancient Egypt Alive. 

 

June 29

Family Activity: Solar Beads @ 7pm

Create a bracelet while learning about the sun’s UV rays.