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Nov 11 2019 -
10:45am to 11:15am
The public is invited to attend a Remembrance Day Community Commemoration at the Welland Cenotaph, Chippawa Park from 10:45 to 11:15.
Nov 9 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Beatty and Sons was the leading industry and largest employer in Welland in the late 1800s. In 1870, the construction of the Third Welland Canal created a need for the manufacturing of dredges. Come out to hear the story of Matthew Beatty’s company.
Nov 2 2019 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Tim Clutterbuck, President of ASW Inc., will be presenting on Atlas Steels.
Oct 25 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Welland Museum and Missus Mooney’s Halfpenny Dreadfuls present a Victorian Mummy Unwrapping.
Oct 8 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Trivia with a twist! Participants will be given myths and true stories. Can you tell which is fact or fiction?
Aug 17 2019 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
President of ASW Inc. Presentation on Atlas Steel. August 17 & November 2 1:30-3 140 King Street, Welland ON Admission: $8 PLEASE CALL...
Jul 18 2019 - 6:00pm to Aug 24 2019 - 9:00pm
Visual Artists of Welland 2nd Showing (July 18-August 24) ART SHOW AND SALE hosted by the Welland Historical Museum. Open for public viewing based on regular museum hours. Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May 25 2019 - 1:00pm
Come see the history of Atlas Steels come to life as we celebrate the significance of this industry's history in Welland and around the world! Be one of the first to try out our new VR experience and get a real sense of a day inside the plant.
Jun 6 2019 - 6:00pm
Visual Artists of Welland members are invited to be a part of the Welland Historical Museum Art show which runs June 6th to July 18th and July 18th to August 24th with small opening receptions on June 6th and July 18th.Muse
Apr 24 2019 - 6:00pm
The Board of Directors of the Musée de Welland Museum cordially invites you to the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. at 140 King. Street, Welland. Celebrate with us! Come & hear & see all the fabulous events & exhibits your museum has shared with the community this past year. Refreshments will be served.
Mar 12 2019 - 11:00am to Mar 16 2019 - 3:00pm
Join us for activities during March break! Parent supervision required for all events. Scoop McCoy’s events are sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women. The reptile show is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. Donations appreciated for all other events.
Mar 9 2019 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Join us for a lunch with Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne. The cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. There will be pizza, beverages and an autograph opportunity.
Dec 8 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Cookies, Fresh Wreaths, Crafts by EarlyON Welland, Victorian Carolling and Story-time with Santa.
Nov 10 2018 - 1:00pm
Portraits of hockey greats by Daryl Smith. On display at the Welland Museum from November 2018-March 2019. Opening reception on November 10th at 1pm.
Nov 11 2018 -
10:45am to 11:15am
The public is invited to attend a Community Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day at the Welland Cenotaph from 10:45 to...
Nov 2 2018 - 5:30pm
Ric Nattress was a solid positional defenceman. He played over 500 regular season games for five different teams and helped the Calgary Flames win the Stanley Cup in 1989. The native of Hamilton, Ontario was drafted 27th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft after a fine rookie season with the Brantford Alexanders of the OHA.
Oct 17 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Missus Mooney’s Halfpenny Dreadfuls , by special appointment to the Welland Museum, presents a Victorian Mummy Unwrapping. Watch as we reveal a 2,000 year old mummy, alive!
Aug 17 2018 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us and support the Niagara Region’s bilingual culture! Fun for the whole family!
Jun 16 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Come out to the museum Saturday, June 16th for the opening of this new exhibit. Join us Wednesday, June 20th at 7 PM for a speaker presentation.
Apr 14 2018 - 1:00pm
The exhibit tells the story of the ship's actions in the War of 1812, the discovery of the wreck on the Southampton Beach, the archaeological excavation of the hull and, after years of research, the identification of the hull as HMS General Hunter. The exhibit includes Virtual Reality experiences with interactive 3D replicas of the exterior and interior of the ship, videos of the ship in action at the famous Battle of Lake Erie, and interpretive panels covering the discovery, excavation and identification of HMS General Hunter . The gallery will also feature a look at other shipwrecks on the Great Lakes.
Feb 24 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Please join us for a day of music, demonstrations and guest speakers at the closing of the “Our Voices” exhibit at the Welland Museum. After a very successful year long exhibit celebrating Canadian culture, we say goodbye to this unique and well received exhibit.
Mar 13 2018 - 1:30pm to Mar 16 2018 - 4:00pm
Our March Break events are now online! Find out more at
Jan 27 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Children’s workshop led by Eleni Pappas. $10 fee includes materials. Please call 905-732-2215 to reserve your spot.
Jan 19 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for Guest Speaker, Richard Baker, an art collector, on the topic of Norval Morrisseau’s work. Please call 905-732-2215 to reserve your spot.
Jan 13 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Workshop led by Janice Cada, Education Director for Sheshegwaning First Nation School. $35 includes materials and lunch. Please call 905-732-2215 to reserve your spot.
Jan 12 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us for Guest Speaker Allan Jamieson Sr. at 7pm. He is an Elder of the Cayuga Nation and will be speaking on Treaties. Please call 905-732-2215 to reserve your spot.
Dec 1 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
ALOHA! It's time for our final event of the the First Fridays 2017 Series! Join us at the Welland Historical Museum for Blue Hawaii on Dec. 1 from 7-10pm. It's going to be a retro-themed luau fit for Elvis himself! We'll have music, food & cash bar by The Smokin' Buddha , AND Elvis impersonator Roy Leblanc.
Dec 9 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us at the Welland Museum on December 9th, 2017 at 1 PM for our annual Christmas Open house!
Feb 2 2018 - 2:00pm
This exhibit celebrates Indigenous culture and features the work of Norval Morrisseau. The Welland Museum is located at 140 King St, Welland.
Jul 25 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
In addition to our new summer Draw and Learn program, we have our Colour and Learn program.
Jul 18 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
The museum is pleased to announce our new children's summer program: Draw and Learn.
Jun 24 2017 - 2:00pm
Join us this Saturday June 24th at the Welland Museum for 16mm Classic Film Screenings. Watch films on an old film reel! The event is free and starts at 2pm. We look forward to seeing you!
Jun 17 2017 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Join us on June 17th at the Welland Museum from 9am to 2pm for the Niagara Brewery Collectibles Trade Show! Admission is free and food will be available at a nominal fee. We look forward to seeing you there!
Apr 29 2017 - 6:00pm
The Welland Museum is having a Murder Mystery Fundraiser on April 29th at the Welland Rose City Legion. Come out for a night of dinner, entertainment, and silent auction. Tickets are $40/person or $35/person when booking a table of 8. Tickets can be book online or by phone.
Feb 20 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
We are open Family Day! Come meet our newest additions to the children’s gallery, Meatloaf the African Bullfrog & Axl the Axolotl! We...
Feb 15 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Far too often the accomplishments of First Nations, Inuit and Metis in the military are neglected. The Welland Museum is pleased to welcome guest speaker and proud warrior WO Sheldon Quinn of the PPCLI, who will comment on Canadian Aboriginal military involvement from the War of 1812 to the present day. Quinn is a serving Warrant Officer and a member of Saddle Cree Nation in the Treaty Six Territory of Alberta, who saw action in several key military operations including Afghanistan.
Dec 3 2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Christmas gift market, activities, workshops and pictures with Santa!
Nov 18 2016 - 6:30pm
A fun fundraising night at the Welland Museum! Choose from 2 great events for $45.
Oct 7 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Located at the Musée de Welland Museum. Night of the Dead is a fiesta to celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday! Live music, Latin dance demonstrations, Cash Bar, and food by the Smokin’ Buddha!
Oct 1 2016 - 6:00pm
Get ready for Halloween with one of our haunted walks of Welland! Pre-registration required. Call the Welland Museum 905-732-2215
Oct 15 2016 - 2:00pm
Retired member of the Special Forces - a joint Commando Unit of USA and Canadian Forces and recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal from the USA Congress
Jul 14 2016 - 10:00am
Meet our new reptile friends at the Welland Museum​.
Jun 25 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Welland Museum is pleased to announce our summer movie schedule! Happening on selected Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoon’s, the Museum will be showing war films to accompany the opening of a new exhibit, Niagara and the Great Wars.
Aug 20 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Want to see Kung Fu Panda 3? Watch it for free at the museum this Saturday August 20th from 1-3pm. Courtesy of Family Video
Jun 18 2016 - 3:00pm
Come and meet our 103 year old Metis veteran Alex Boucher.
Jun 4 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The next speaker in our Niagara and the Great Wars speaker series is Kathleen Powell’s presentation on Canal Workers and Veterans. The talk takes place on Saturday June 4, 2016 and begins at 2:00pm. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are $10 each. To register, please call 905-732-2215.
Jun 18 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Alex Boucher, a 103 year old Metis Veteran, will be at the Welland Museum for a book signing on June 18, 2016. The event runs from 2pm – 3pm, and is presented by the Metis Nation of Ontario Veteran’s Council.
May 14 2016 - 2:00pm
The new Welland Museum exhibit 'Niagara and the Great Wars', opened last week with great success. The Museum would like to thank everyone...
May 6 2016 - 6:30pm
Niagara and the Great Wars exhibit is a look at the Great Wars, particularly World War I and the impact it had, on our community and the world around us.
Apr 20 2016 - 7:00pm
Join us for our Annual General Meeting. This free community event is a great opportunity to learn more about your community museum, including upcoming events and programs.
Mar 16 2016 - 1:00pm to Mar 18 2016 - 3:00pm
Looking for something to do during March Break? Look no further! This year, the Welland Museum presents three days of March Break Programming.
Dec 5 2015 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Welland Museum will once again be hosting their Annual Christmas Open House on Saturday December 5, 2015. The event will take place at the Museum and runs from 10am - 4pm. The day will consist of crafts, hot beverages, and snacks. Be sure to stop at the gift shop, which is stocked with unique gifts from local crafters, artists and vendors. It is also home to the "It's All Welland Good" t-shirts. This year, the Welland Museum is also offering photos with Santa for $5.00 each. The Santa, as pictured in the poster, will be here from 12 - 2 pm. Lastly, visitors are asked to kindly bring a non-perishable food item for donation to a local organization. ​
Nov 7 2015 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Join Andrew Bucsis for a lecture on the Welland Murals. While the murals are celebrating their 25th anniversary, how many know why and how they were made? This lecture will explore the development of the murals, how they were constructed and what their current condition is. Don’t miss out on your chance to learn all about the Welland Murals before they are gone forever!
Oct 24 2015 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Tickets for our Second Annual Heritage House Tour go on sale this week! Stay tuned for more information....
Oct 2 2015 - 7:00pm
New this year, the Welland Museum is offering a series of Haunted Walks throughout the month of October! Register now before spots are gone...
Nov 6 2015 - 6:30pm
The Welland Public Library and the Welland Museum are joining forces to bring a night of fun to Welland. Together, they are hosting a Trivia Night on Friday, November 6th at Riverstone Event Centre. The Trivia Night will include eight rounds of trivia questions, a silent auction in support of the Library and a 50/50 draw in support of the Museum. Doors open at 6:30pm and trivia begins at 7:30pm. A cash bar will be available and guests will be filled with hot and cold food platters consistently throughout the night.
Jul 11 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Exercise your mind and body with an insightful walk about town, featuring the city’s oldest and most interesting buildings.
May 27 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Welland Museum will be holding a general meeting to elect the new board of management on Wednesday May 27 from 7 - 8pm. The meeting will be located at the Museum on 140 King Street and is a free event open to museum members.
May 7 2015 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy an evening of music and refreshments as the Welland Museum celebrates the Re-Opening of the Carnegie Gallery and Main Floor Exhibits .
May 7 2015 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm