History Notes

The following are short essays and notes on various aspects of Niagara Falls history. Many of these were complied in the 1990's, so we apologize if there are some statements that date them. However, they do provide great information about some of our most asked about topics. 

Conflict

Geography and Natural History

Industry

Tourism & Attractions

Politics

Places of Spirituality

Schools

Building and Bridges

Parks

Recreation

Transportation

Indigenous History

People

 

People who visited the Niagara Falls Museum

These are short articles on the famous and not-so-famous people who visited the first Museum in Canada. The Niagara Falls Museums now own these registries which start in 1838. To find out more, check out the database.

Interesting Material in the Collection

Artefacts in the Collection

Guide Books and Tourism information for Niagara Falls

Local Government

Local Business and Industry

Military

 

Events

19
Jul

Family Craft Night – Summer “Holidays”

It’s never too early to start thinking about the December holidays!

19
Jul

Live at the Museum: Ol’ Child

Live at the Museum: Ol’ Child

26
Jul

Community Art Project

Join video artist Dougie Hayz as he explores and documents the wide range of emotions expressed by humans.

26
Jul

The Ongoing History of Turtle Island: Revisiting the Treaty Making Era

The Ongoing History of Turtle Island: Revisiting the Treaty Making Era

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