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Welland Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Stuff for kids to do

I was surprised by how much there is for kids to do here. The museum is small, and I was worried my... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Sable A
Cute Place - Beautifully Situated

Lovely old library structure converted to a museum building. It has an elevator if you need that... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Colin K
Woodstock, Canada
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  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
2 Jul 2017
“Great Attraction on Canada Day”
10 Dec 2016
“Stuff for kids to do”
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was pleased to see that the Museum was open all day for Canada 150. There were a lot of people on the street and in the park across the road. Many people took the time to visit the Museum. I overheard people saying that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kenneth Wayne O
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was surprised by how much there is for kids to do here. The museum is small, and I was worried my kids would be bored. Prepared for a short visit, ended up there for about an hour! They have a section with interactive stuff,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Sable A
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Lovely old library structure converted to a museum building. It has an elevator if you need that assistance and the displays are quite nice and do have a nautical twist. When I visited they were just resetting exhibits for the coming season. It is sited...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Colin K
Reviewed 4 September 2016

When I arrived at the Welland Museum, I was the only one there. The clerk told me they didn't give tickets; however, they would welcome at least a 5$ donation. After doing so, she told me that no pictures were allowed. The first thing I...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a great museum, sharing lots of information about Welland's past, along with antique items to see. Great building too - - the old library, which is a Carnegie building.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Nancy58775
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Personnel knowledgeable and could recommend maps, info on many fences, directions to best views of canal. Several videos running of shipping in canal. Stills available of earlier times.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Schreiber11
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The Welland Museum is a must see for local people especially. they have quite an array of exhibits, the staff are excellent and well versed in local knowledge. The gift shop is very reasonable, they also have special exhibits and activities for young people

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank David J
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Well as most markets a gathering place.I have difficulty when you pay more at a market than regular price at a grocery store. Perhaps the vendors need to look at moving more product at a lower price bring back the people however still a great...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 December 2015

The staff work very hard keeping Welland's heritage alive. Always fun to go and have a look around at the displays.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kayla W
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Worth spending an hour or two looking through the museum. Even has an indoor lacrosse area with nets for kids or adults to enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank davechardon
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