Niagara Falls History Museum, Niagara Falls

Take a break from the commercial side of Niagara Falls with a stop at Niagara Falls History Museum. Aiming to create an inclusive, informative, and interactive experience, the museum displays a vast collection of items related to Niagara Falls history, and offers playful activities such as tightrope walking and practical bridge-building exercises. While here, step back into the War of 1812 and try on replica military outfits for a fun photo op. Using our international travel planner, Niagara Falls attractions like Niagara Falls History Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I recently visited the Niagara Falls History Museum to see the travelling exhibition entitled "Echoes in the Ice: Finding Franklin's Ship" (from January 25-April 22, 2018). I really enjoyed it, as wel...  more »
  • This museum is just a tad further "uphill" from the downtown area. There is an old church building on the left, attached to a new atrium space. I didn't see the sign out front when I drove past twice....  more »
  • WE set aside a hour or so of time to visit this museum and we enjoyed it very much. Entry was only $5 and lots to read and see. They were celebrating 150 years with a unique room of 150 stories and co...  more »
  • Small museum containing a research wing and three exhibits. A heritage building fused with modern architecture, it provides a lot of natural light into the lobby. The front desk was polite and inviting. The museum is small but makes up for it with immersive and interactive displays. If you're ever in need of a bit of culture, it's once place worth taking a look for a bit of Niagara Falls.
  • Staff was very pleasant. The kids did a scavenger hunt and had fun. Small, but very clean. Don't forget to try on the infantry costumes and the musket
  • OH my Gosh my family, my children and me when to the Bubbleology Show today and I must sat....It was the Highlight of our visit..we did got to the other events but the kids just kept asking to go back to see more bubble and made us stay for the second show...I hope this is a normal occurance hopefully a summer outdoor bubbles from the talk and the website visit I hope this will be added...we have several coming to visit in the summer and my kids couldn`t stop talking about it and are saying that mabye they can see...this is a message to let you know that your clients do love this show....the Wing family....100 stars....ty
  • A must do! Educational and fun. Not huge so it won't take more than an hour or two. Buy the guide book to take home. Really adds to your vacation, making it more than just throwing money at tourist stuff you could do anywhere. Free admission on Thursdays after 5pm, which worked great for us as that's when we arrived after coming up from Maryland, gave us a place to stretch our legs from the drive. Went mid October 2017 and it was not crowded at all. Friendly staff and a guide who told us about how her personal familiy history tied into the displays. Staff informed us a lot about things we didn't know regarding USA/Canadian interaction in history. It's nice seeing the other side you don't learn in school.
  • Inexpensive fascinating and open on Sunday Person at reception desk very knowledgeable and extremely helpful Plan to return on our next visit to the falls to see what is new in the rotating exhibits
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