Discover our History

Map of the Great Gorge Trip around Niagara Falls

This section of our website provides many options for researchers, teachers and people just looking to find out more about Niagara Falls.  There is something for everyone in here.  Please contact us if you can't find what you are looking for.  The search tool on this site, does not search the collection.  

The Barnett Guest Registry (Niagara Falls Museum)

This database holds the signatures of visitors to the first museum in Canada.  Lots of genealogical information there.  This is a work in progress.

The Museum Collection

Key word searches of the collection are available, as well as more specific searches.

History Notes

Articles and information on various topics related to the history of Niagara Falls.



Holiday Jazz Concert

Get into the holiday spirit with some festive jazz!


Family Activity: Sleigh Craft

Get into the winter spirit by making a wooden sleigh ornament!


Family Activity: Sleigh Craft

Get into the winter spirit by decorating a wooden sleigh!


Touch Tour: Museum Collection Behind-the-Scenes

Join Assistant Curator, Sara Byers as she takes you behind the scenes at the Niagara Falls History Museum.

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