After inventing geometry, physics, and shop class, Greeks invented history—primarily as a way to document their many inventions. Take a stroll through history with today’s Groupon: for $5, you get two adult admissions to the Niagara Historical Society & Museum, located 20 km north of Niagara Falls in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Nose around in a treasure trove of art, photos, and artifacts covering the history of habitation in the area from 2,000 BC to the present day. The museum houses one of Ontario’s most impressive collections of artifacts, including Sir Isaac Brock’s hat, Chief Joseph Brant’s powder horn, uniforms from the War of 1812, and a laser pointer once owned by Gabriel Dumont.
- The Niagara Historical Society & Museum, one of the oldest (established 1895) museums of its kind in Ontario, has an extensive collection relating to the often colorful history of the Niagara Peninsula from earliest times through the 19th century. – Fodors
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