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The Welland Museum is an incorporated not-for-profit and a registered charity. Your generous donations help us deliver educational and recreational programming to children across the Niagara Region. Donations are also used to fund archival conservation, exhibit maintenance and promotional materials for in-house publications. The Board of Management and Staff of the Welland Museum gratefully acknowledges your continued support.

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Adopt An Exhibit

Please take a moment to consider a new opportunity offered at the Welland Museum.

Businesses and Community Organizations will be given a chance to help adopt an exhibit. Options include adopt an in-house exhibit and/or adopt a travelling exhibit. Sponsorships will include:

Stay tuned for additional information and levels of sponsorship opportunities.


Benefits include:

– Invitation to Exhibit Gala Openings
– 20% discount on facility rental (Community Room) for all members
– Discounted pricing for researching, retrieval and reproduction services
– Discounted pricing for Birthday Parties
– 10% off of gift shop sales with valid membership card (excludes consignment items)
–  A subscription to our quarterly newsletter with notices of upcoming events.

–  Reciprocal admission at the following Niagara area museums: Niagara Historical Society Museum, City of Niagara Falls Museums, Jordan Historical Museum, Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum, Grimsby Museum, RiverBrink Art Museum, St. Catharines Museum & Fort Erie Museum

For Business Memberships:

All membership benefits extended to maximum of 5 people within the business, group or organization


To become a member complete the form below or click HERE to download the form to submit by mail or in person. Forms are also available in person at the Museum.

The museum also accepts donations.
Your membership and donation help to support community programs and exhibits!

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Friends of the Museum

We are now accepting applications for our new Friends of the Museum sub-committee. The Friends of the Museum will act as a fund-raising arm of the Museum on behalf of both the Board of Management and the Staff of the Museum. In this role you may be asked to assist with exhibit openings, special events and fundraisers held on a regular basis by the Museum.
 Applicants should enjoy socializing and working with others and be enthusiastic about events. If this describes you, we'd love to hear from you!

Applicants are asked to complete the volunteer form (link here). 
Please forward a letter of interest, résumé and the above volunteer form to:
The Welland Historical Museum Board of Management 
Attention: The Personnel Committee 
Welland Museum 140 King Street Welland, Ontario
L3B 3J3
Phone: 905-732-2215

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