Entries by niagarafalls

Niagara Historical Society & Museum

About: 43 Castlereagh St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 905-468-3912 Description: NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE. Founded in the late 19th century, this museum is one of the region’s oldest and its founders showed considerable foresight in their desire to preserve Canadian culture and history. These days, museum collections offer documents, photographs, maps and artifacts relating to town settlement, local […]

Niagara Gorge Discovery Center

About: Robert Moses State Pkwy, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 716-278-1070 Description: AMERICAN SIDE. Charting geology’s effects on this part of the world, the Discovery Center educates visitors about Niagara Falls and the Gorge. Interactive exhibits and displays show how the river has carved out local terrain and how, 12,000 years ago, the Falls were created. […]

Fort George

About: 26 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 905-468-4257 Description: NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE. Built by the British in the late 18th century as a frontier stronghold, this fort was a prominent player in the War of 1812. Restored to its early status in the 1930s, Fort George now presents a glimpse of war-time life. Reenacted battles, period […]

Queen Victoria Park

About: Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6T2 905-371-0254 Description: FALLSVIEW. Favored for incredible views of the Falls and its seasonal sweeps of floral color, this park is beautiful any time of year. Its plants hail from across the globe, and amply stocked beds are interspersed with open lawns for visual relief. Magnolia trees, tea […]

Floral Clock

About: 14004 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6T2 905-371-0254 Description: QUEENSTON. In the tradition of such cities as Geneva and Edinburgh, this floral clock combines both art and utility in a tourist-friendly package. The attraction, first created in 1950, utilizes approximately 16,000 plants to achieve its distinctive appearance. The entire face is changed out […]