Niagara Parks Prepares for the Reopening of All Four Heritage Sites

  • All Niagara Parks Heritage Sites will reopen seven days a week, beginning on May 20   
  • New partnership with Parks Canada to launch a combined Heritage Pass  
  • Explore the Niagara and uncover more fascinating history from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake 
  • Learn more and get tickets at niagaraparks.com/heritage 

With May being Museum Month and today being International Museum Day, Niagara Parks is pleased to announce that for the first time since the pandemic, all four of its heritage sites will reopen for the season, seven days a week, beginning on Saturday, May 20.  

Guests will be able to explore pivotal moments in our nation’s history all along the Niagara Parkway, starting in the south with Canada’s bloodiest battlefield at Old Fort Erie, then on to Queenston to visit the restored homestead of Canada’s most famous heroine, Laura Secord, followed by the home of rebel publisher William Lyon Mackenzie to learn about 500 years of printing technology and continuing on the Parkway to McFarland House, including the beloved Conservatory Tea Room.  

All four heritage sites will be open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm. The hours of operation for the Conservatory Tea Room vary depending on the day of the week. For further details, please visit niagaraparks.com/heritage.   

Bundle and Save with the New Heritage Pass  

Niagara Parks has also partnered with Parks Canada to launch a new Heritage Pass that includes admission to all four of Niagara Parks’ heritage sites, along with Parks Canada sites Brock’s Monument in Queenston Heights Park and Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Learn more at niagaraparks.com/heritage.  

Also returning this year is the Niagara-on-the-Lake WEGO Shuttle. The shuttle connects to the WEGO Green Line bus service, extending from the Floral Clock to the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. One-way and round-trip shuttle tickets can be purchased individually at the Floral Clock in Queenston or Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake. All-day access, as well as admission to all four of Niagara Parks’ Heritage Sites are included in the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass Plus.

Learn more at niagaraparks.com/deals

Explore the Niagara 

In addition to these iconic heritage sites, there are numerous plaques, markers and monuments all along the Niagara Parkway that help to tell the fascinating history of the Niagara River corridor. Explore the Niagara, from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake, to uncover some of Canada’s most poignant stories of freedom and courage with themes spanning from Black History to Indigenous History to Nation-Building.  

Learn more at exploretheniagara.com

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