As a member of the Welland Museum, you will enjoy admission benefits and discounts not only at our museum, but museums across Niagara! The costs to join are:

  • Individual – $25
  • Youth (Under 17) – $10
  • Senior (55+) – $15
  • Family – $50
  • Business/Organization – $100
  • Lifetime (Individual) – $500
  • Lifetime (Family) – $1,000
  • Lifetime (Business) – $2,000

To become a member, please visit the museum.

Member Benefits

  • Free admission
  • Invitations to exhibit openings and other events
  • 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)
  • Reciprocal admission at: 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 Museums 10% off in gift shop
  • Business memberships: All membership benefits extended to maximum of 5 people within the business, group or organization

Windows to our community:

The Welland Museum is searching for information from citizens on their family history and how they arrived in Welland! If you are interested, please fill out the contact form below with your story. Francophone citizens can submit their family story in whichever language they please.

Why did your family come to Welland? Was it because of industry, business, or another existing cause?

Thank you for telling us about your family history! In doing so, you are helping us expand our knowledge of how our community grew!

*Subject line examples:  ” ____ Family History”, “My Story”, “Windows to our community”.

Fenêtres à notre communauté:

Le Musée de Welland est à la recherche d’informations des citoyens et citoyennes francophones sur l’histoire de leurs familles! Si vous êtes intéressé, veuillez remplir le formulaire de contact ci-dessous avec votre histoire. Les citoyens francophones peuvent soumettre leur histoire familiale dans n’importe quelle langue qu’ils souhaitent.

Pourquoi est-ce que votre famille a installée à Welland? À cause des industries, entreprises, la communauté existant, ou une autre raison?

Merci de nous avoir parlé de votre histoire familiale! En faisant cela, vous aidez à élargir notre connaissance de la façon dont la communauté s’est développée.

Examples pour le ligne de sujet: « ____Histoire Familiale», «Mon Histoire»,  «Fenêtres à notre communauté».

Become A Volunteer

Museum volunteers contribute to the maintenance of exhibits and collections and spend time assisting with children’s programs or clerical tasks that keep the Museum running. Volunteer your spare time to the Welland Museum! Please note that potential volunteers will be asked to pass a required security check and/or be interviewed beforehand.


Help us help our community. Follow the link below and fill out the form, it’s as easy as that!

Become A Volunteer

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 
The Personnel Committee 
Welland Museum
140 King Street
Welland, ON
L3B 3J3 CA

Phone: 905-732-2215

Co-op Opportunities

Attention all Co-op students…the Welland Museum is looking for Co-op students for the fall and winter sessions.  We are looking for talented people to help with the building of exhibits and displays, educational programming, office administration, painting and construction. We also have internship opportunities for post-secondary students. Every day is different, contact us to learn more!


Thank you for your interest in a career with the Welland Museum. There are currently no job opportunities. Please check back soon!