people watch a ship in the Welland Canal from a viewing platform

St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3

1932 Welland Canals Parkway, St. Catharines

905-984-8880

ship in canal at viewing platform

The most popular place to watch ships as they navigate one of the world’s engineering marvels – the Welland Canal. Observe these
giants from the observation deck or from the 2nd floor Lock View Lounge. During your visit to the site, take time to explore the Museum’s exhibition galleries where local history is brought to life. The outdoor Discovery Park provides an added opportunity to soak up the local history or to just enjoy a picnic in the tranquil surroundings. 9am-5pm daily. Wheelchair accessible.

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