Welland Canal Centre Niagara Falls

The Welland Canal Musuem and visitor centre provides an overview of the 8 locks,  that  joins Lake Ontario to Lake Erie. Inside the Welland Canal Centre you can watch a 15 minute video presentation titled Welland Canals Past and Present. Learn about the four Welland Canals in the Museum exhibits and education programs. The Museum chronicles the industrial, cultural and social history of the canal system and the area.

Welland Canal Centre Niagara Falls


The Welland Canal Centre has delighted visitors from all around the world. Allowing guests to view ships from an elevated platform. The Centre also offers a beautiful museums and gift shop. 



Monday to Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Saturday to Sunday – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Family Day, Monday Feb. 16th – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Administration office hours – Monday to Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Library and Archives open Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pricing & Passes

Museum Admission Rates 

Adults – $4.25, Seniors (60 years+) – $4.00, Students (over 14) – $3.25, Children (6-13) – $2.50 (all rates include 5% GST) Family Discount – 15% Members are complimentary, except for specially ticketed events. Children five years and under admitted free. Video only (per person) – $1.00 (GST exempt) 

Group Admission 

Special rates are available for 20 or more