Niagara on the Lake things to do

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Niagara Apothecary Museum

Delve into a time when you popped along to the apothecary for all of your ailments. This fun museum is an authentic recreation of an 1869 pharmacy, and the beautiful building it is housed in, with its Italian-inspired twists, is a great example of eclectic mid-Victorian architecture.

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Fort George

See history replay itself before your eyes with a trip to this fascinating attraction. Watch red-coated soldiers re-enact the War of 1812 at Fort George, then have a go at firing a musket yourself, and learn about the history of the people that built the town. Be sure to sample a few 19th century treats cooked over an open fire.

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Niagara River Parkway

Beyond the charms of the town itself, you'll find that Niagara-on-the-Lake is also the starting point for a wonderful winding trail that takes walkers through some of the area’s most scenic spots. Pop on your boots, and set out on a trip to Chippawa, Queenston and Niagara Falls, a relaxing route with great views of the Niagara River.

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Grape and Niagara Wine Tours

Begin your adventure from the Niagara-on-the-Lake town centre, and enjoy a personalised introduction to some of the wonderful wines and local delicacies that make the Niagara region such a tempting destination. Try the rich reds, and delicate whites of the region, and indulge in a little gourmet fare at the attached restaurants of these celebrated wineries.

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Shaw Festival

If you’re visiting between April and October, be sure to take in a show at the one of the four theatres hosting performances as part of the historic Shaw Festival. Enjoy world-class theatre right in the heart of Niagara’s wine country and get a taste of a festival experience that has become a regional tradition.

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