Schedule of Events

April 30, 2019 - Archives re-open 1- 5 p.m.

May 1, 2019 - Museum opens 12 - 5 p.m. daily, FREE Admission

May 26, 2019 - 35th Annual Arabella's Pie Social 12 - 4 p.m., FREE Admission

Enjoy an Edwardian Tea and homemade pie, Niagara Antique Power Association displays, Towpath Treasures Fleamarket, perennial plants sale & print your own bookmark on a heritage press.



June 1, 2019 - Arabella's Team Room Opens

June 2 - 8, 2019 - Arabella's Tea for Two, two for the price of one from 2 - 4 p.m.

Mondays June/July/August

Guided Tours of Museum Heritage Village and "Tales of Tennessee."

Canal Days - August 3 - 4, 2019

41st Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival at the Museum.

December 1, 2019 - 43rd Annual Grand Old Christmas Festival 12 - 4 p.m.

Experience a Christmas event. Complete with carriage rides, pioneer activities, warm chestnuts, many purchasable yuletide items and, of course, Santa!


For more information, please call us at 905-834-7604

December 2 - 7, 2019

Arabella's Tea Room Serving Christmas pudding & sauce from 2 - 4 p.m.


Exhibits and Events

May- December

Solid Comfort: Tales of Tennessee

May - November

Deadly Dust-Dominion: Grain Elevator Explosion 1919

May- December

Tugging Along: Tugboats on the Welland Canal




Solid Comfort: Tales of Tennessee

May- Decemeber

Solid Comfort: Tales of Tennessee: What does Port Colborne have in common with Tennessee? Visit this new exhibit as the fascinating history of the eclusive "Solid Comfort" summer cottage community is revealed through photographs and artifacts from the museum's collection.

 Tennessee 1

Tennessee 2


Deadly Dust: Dominion Grain Elevator Explosion 1919

May - November

Deadly Dust: Dominion Grain Elevator Explosion 1919- Located at the southren terminus of the Welland Canal, the grain elevator played an important role in the movement of grain through the Great Lakes. This exhibit not only examines this role, but also the tragic fatal explosion that occurred 100 years ago.

 Deadly Dust