School Programs

School programs must be booked two weeks in advance. Bookings can be received by phone, email or fax using the downloadable booking form. Bookings are verified by confirmation letter to the teacher.

Program Length: All school programs are 1.5 hours
Cost: $3 per student
Teachers and parent chaperones free of charge

Reminders

• When arriving by bus please park along the street in front of the museum
• No food or drink is allowed in the museum outside of the community room
• Photography without flash is permitted; images may be used in the classroom only; any other use of images of the museum require permission from the museum

Grade: 7-8

Architectural Walk
  • Exercise the mind and body with this insightful walk about town, featuring ten of the city’s oldest and most interesting buildings.

Grade: 1-8

World War I & II
  • Welland and Pelham residents contributed to the war effort in many ways. See uniforms, equipment, arms, medals and images of local heroes. Students will engage in discussions and hands-on activities

Grade: K-8

A Day at the Museum
  • Spend the day exploring behind the scenes. How do displays get made? Where do all the other objects go? How do we keep track of everything? Be a museum professional for a day and find out!

Grade: 3 - 8

Welland Canal: How it Built a City
  • The city of Welland grew around the construction of the Welland Canal. Follow the stories of workers, businessmen, residents and how the city came to be in this program.
  • (available September 2017)

Grade: 1-12

Classroom Visits
  • The Welland Museum is also available to speak directly with students in their classrooms. Our travelling education collection will accompany museum staff to help provide engaging talks and presentations to students of all ages.

Group Tours

Make the museum one of your favourite places to visit! Group tours are available during our open hours. Perfect for community groups, badge groups or even a group of friends!

Experience all the museum has to offer with a guided tour of the galleries with a trained staff member. Or, explore the museum with your group at your own pace. Group tours must be booked a minimum of 1 week in advance. Bookings can be received by phone or email.

Tour Length: 1 hour
Cost: $3 per adult
Teachers and parent chaperones free of charge

Reminders

• When arriving please park in our parking lot adjacent to the building and ensure vehicles are marked with a museum parking pass
• No food or drink is allowed in the museum outside of the community room
• Light refreshments can be provided upon request
• Photography is prohibited in the galleries

Architectural Walks

School programs must be booked two weeks in advance. Bookings can be received by phone, email or fax using the downloadable booking form. Bookings are verified by confirmation letter to the teacher.

Program Length: All school programs are 1.5 hours
Cost: $3 per student
Teachers and parent chaperones free of charge

Reminders

• When arriving by bus please park along the street in front of the museum
• No food or drink is allowed in the museum outside of the community room
• Photography without flash is permitted; images may be used in the classroom only; any other use of images of the museum require permission from the museum