Tag Archives: Welland Canal

Welland Canal Lock 3 (FREE Admission, FREE Parking) – The largest canal observation deck in Niagara

The Welland Canals Centre’s elevated observation platform lets visitors see ships from around the world as they navigate Lock 3 on their way through the St. Lawrence Seaway System. See the ships climb the mountain from this observation platform. Ships transit the canal from April to December. Our observation deck is always free to use. Read more »

St. Catharines Museum (FREE Admission, FREE Parking)

Located at Lock 3 of the Welland Canal, the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre welcomes you to explore the history of St. Catharines and the Welland Canals. Watch as ships work their way through the canal. Enjoy our amenities, including our gift shop and snack bar or stroll, bike or rollerblade along the Recreations Trail. Wander through our galleries and explore the fascinating story of the building of … Read more »