History & Heritage

  1. Chippawa Battlefield Park

    The Battle of Chippawa, fought on July 5th 1814, was the opening engagement of the Niagara campaign of 1814, the longest and bloodiest military operation of the War of 1812. The...
  2. Battle of Lundys Lane

    Housing a vast collection of Niagara Falls history, the Museum provides a showcase for the unique history of the famous city.  Explore three unique galleries telling the most compelling Niagara...
  3. Fort George

    The headquarters for the Centre Division of the British Army. During the War of 1812, Fort George served as the headquarters for the Centre Division of the British Army. These forces...
  4. Brock’s Monument

    Canada and the United States today share the longest peaceful border in the world. Almost two hundred years ago, however, control of the Niagara River section of this international border...
  5. Laura Secord Homestead

    During the war of 1812, a brave woman set out on a perilous journey in the service of her country, and stepped forever into the history and folklore of Niagara....
  6. Mackenzie Printery

    The restored home of rebel publisher William Lyon Mackenzie reveals 500 years of printing technology, amid the authentic ambiance of a period print shop. Rarest in the museum’s collection is...
  7. Sir Adam Beck Hydro Station

    For millennia man has been fascinated by the overwhelming power of the Falls. Since 1958, the Sir Adam Beck 2 Generating Station has captured that potential energy in one of...
  8. McFarland House

    For more than two centuries the McFarland House has stood as a monument to the impeccable manners, good taste and gracious living that epitomizes Niagara-on the-Lake.Visit us and experience a...
  9. Old Fort Erie

    The year is 1812. You’re far from home in the unknown wilds of Upper Canada. The place is Fort Erie and war is in the air. All around you are...