The St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre is located at Lock 3 of the Welland Canal and includes the Welland Canal Viewing Platform, the St. Catharines Museum Exhibition Galleries, Merritt’s Mercantile Gift Shop and several room rental spaces.
Explore the City’s heritage and enjoy the day watching ships transit the Welland Canal in a tranquil park-like setting!
Interesting museum about the building of the Welland Canal. Try and time your visit to when a ship is actually going through the lock - that is quite a site. On the same premises there is also a...
We visited the museum on June 28. There is parking next to the museum, no entrance fee just a donation. The exhibits are about Lacrosse, St Catharines and the construction of the canal between Lake...
This was a happy surprise! We were in the area for another reason and met a couple who explained the locks and directed us to the museum. We were fortunate that there was a ship in the lock when we...