St. Catharines Lock 3

From the elevated viewing platform at Lock 3, get a close-up look at ships from around the world and experience the wonder of the Welland Canal.

Inside, watch the 15 minute video presentation Welland Canals Past and Present and learn more about the four Welland Canals in the Museum exhibits and education programs. The Museum chronicles the industrial, cultural and social history of the area with an emphasis on the Welland Canal.

Experience the rich legacy of Niagara’s African Canadians in the integrated “Follow the North Star” exhibit. The role that St. Catharines played in the Underground Railroad is the main theme of the exhibit.

Visit Merritt’s Mercantile – the Museum Gift Shop for unique gifts and souvenirs.

Learn about Canada’s oldest sport in the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame & Museum