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Workshops, Programs, Events, Tours & More!

Workshops & Events

There is always something going on at the Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre. We have a range of activities for people of all ages and abilities. Plan your visit, try something new, or learn more about what’s on offer.

February 3, 2023

Night @ the Museum

Kids will enjoy a fun-filled night @ the museum, while parents can enjoy a  night out. Have fun with crafts, movies and games! Pizza and snacks provided. 

AGE:  Child (5-11)

COST: $33

February 3, 2023

Groundhog Day: Hibernation & Winter Survival with Dr. Jim Staples

Ever wonder how animals survive our frigid winters? Join us for an evening talk in our historic schoolhouse with Dr. Jim Staples from the department of Biology at the University of Western Ontario. We’ll explore some remarkable strategies, emphasizing our local fauna.  
 

AGE: Adult (13+)

COST: Free, Monetary Donation Appreciated

February 15, 2023

Night with the Salem Chapel Underground Railroad Cemetery Project

Join us for a night at the museum with Rochelle Bush, Salem Chapel Trustee and Resident Historian, and Historian Dr. Adam Montgomery to discuss the Salem Chapel Underground Railroad Cemetery Project. This project will restore gravestones of African-American freedom seekers who came to St. Catharines and the surrounding area before the U.S. Civil War via the Underground Rail Road and other early Black residents who settled in the region. 
 

AGE: Adult

COST: Free, monetary dontation appreciated

February 17, 2023

Artists Studio PA DAY Camp

Get your kids out of the house in this special museum art camp. Get your hands dirty with art, play games and have fun!

AGE: Child (6-10)

COST: $33

February 18, 2023

STEAM: Rocks, Minerals, & Lava Boogers

Dig deep into geology and make some lava boogers. 

On STEAM Saturday, kids get creative and get their hands dirty with science and art!

AGE: Child (6-12)

COST: $15

February 18, 2023 - February 19, 2023

Miss Welstead Schoolhouse Tours

Miss Welstead, the 1908 school Mistress, is in! Drop by the schoolhouse for heritage games and to learn all about a 1908 school day.

AGE: All

COST: Free, Monetary Donations Appreciated

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Black History Month

01Salem Chapel Cemetery Project

Friday, February 17, 2023, 6:30-9 p.m.

Join us for a night at the museum with Rochelle Bush, Salem Chapel Trustee and Resident Historian, and Historian Dr. Adam Montgomery to discuss the Salem Chapel Underground Railroad Cemetery Project. This project will restore gravestones of African-American freedom seekers who came to St. Catharines and the surrounding area before the U.S. Civil War via the Underground Railroad and other early Black residents who settled in the region.

- Live music

- Opening remarks at 7 p.m.

- Cash Bar and light food

- Meet and mingle with the project team

RSVP required

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Drop-In Tours
Drop-In Tours

Let Us Show You Around

02Drop-In Tours

Historical Buildings: Drop-in from June to August during museum opening hours and join our expert guides to explore the 1815 Fry House and 1859 Schoolhouse. The buildings are only open to visitors during these tours!

Exhibition Tours: Join us from June to August on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. to learn about the themes, techniques, and history of the objects on display! Tours are open to the public, first-come, first-served, and are limited to a maximum of 10 participants. Have a large group or want a more intimate experience? Please book a private group tour here.

Museum Explorer Backpacks: Explore the museum with a themed backpack filled with intriguing items and fun activities. Backpacks can be borrowed for 1.5 hours and are available anytime during museum opening hours from the museum information desk. 
 

School Programs
School Programs

A Day to Remember

03School Programs

Are you a teacher or educator interested in booking one of our school programs? We have many curriculum-based options to meet a variety of grade levels.

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Group Programs & Tours
Group Programs & Tours

Book Your Own Unique Experience

04Group Programs & Tours

Get behind the scenes look at the Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre. Education staff and tour guides offer dynamic tours and private programs for learners of all ages! Book a group tour, private class, or invite your friends and family to celebrate with a hands-on party.

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Special Events & Rentals
Special Events & Rentals

Come Celebrate With Us

05Special Events & Rentals

Interested in booking your special day with us? Be it a wedding, birthday party, conference, mixer, or meeting, the museum provides a beautiful backdrop for any special occasion.

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