Virtual Welland Canal Opening 2021

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With an unofficial virtual celebration, we’re celebrating the official opening of the Welland Canal for the 2021 shipping season.

Join Visitor Services Coordinator Adrian Petry on Facebook Live as he unveils the Welland Canals’ newest permanent exhibition! He’ll take you on a tour of this visually stunning show and tell you about what’s new at the St. Catharines Museum.

The Welland Canal will open on March 19th. A friendly reminder to those who want to come to see us in person for ship-watching, we are available for 90-minute time slots from Wednesday to Sunday: 9am-10:30am, 11am-12:30pm, 1pm-2:30pm, and 3pm-4:30pm. Only our employees have access to the Lock 3 Viewing Platform. Our maximum number of visitors is 30. To make an appointment, call 905-984-8880.


Sponsored by St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre

Friday March 18, 2021 at 10.30 am

Free to anyone off or on Facebook

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Kathy is the owner of Kirk Scuba Gear, a passionate Scuba Diver, Ocean Advocate and Managing Editor of The Scuba News Canada

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