St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3
& The Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame & Museum
(between Queenston St. and Glendale Ave.)
Centre Museum & Gift Shop
Daily 9a-5p : Winter Weekend hours- 11a-4p
The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is the most popular place to watch ships as they navigate one of the world’s engineering marvels – the Welland Canal. Observe these giants from the observation deck or from the 2nd floor Lock View Lounge.
During your visit to the site, take time to explore the Museum’s exhibition galleries where local history is brought to life. The outdoor Discovery Park provides an added opportunity to soak up the local history or to just enjoy a picnic in the tranquil surroundings.
Playing Favourites- Feb 17 through Dec. 2014: Check out this exhibit of the Museums staff's favorite artifacts from the collection, and even share your own favourites with us.
War of 1812- on display until Dec. 2014: Discover the city's connection to the War of 1812 and it's impact on the community. This exhibit brings local stories from the war to life and visitors can explore interactive displays using touchscreen technology.
The Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum
Located inside the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, The Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum highlights the most incredible lacrosse players in Ontario, through video presentations, a lacrosse shooting gallery, and plenty of history. Canada's national sport is recognized in the best of surroundings with featured displays and permanent exhibits.