The Laura Secord Homestead
Home of Canada's Most Famous Heroine
During the war of 1812, a brave woman set out on a perilous journey in the service of her country and stepped forever into the history and folklore of Niagara. Travel back in time to the lovingly restored Laura Secord Homestead and be enchanted by stories of her adventures and surroundings as interpreted by authentically costumed guides.
Guided tours are provided by qualified costumed interpreters, providing information about this historic house and the history of the area. Light refreshments, ice cream, Laura Secord chocolates and a selection of quality souvenirs are available.
Adult (13+ yrs)
$9.70 + tax
$6.30 + tax
Children 5 and under are FREE at all Niagara Parks attractions.
Free parking is available for visitors. For group tours, please contact our group sales department at 1-877-642-7275 ext.2
Facts & Figures
The Laura Secord Homestead was:
- the residence of Canadian heroine Laura Secord from 1803 to 1835;
- ransacked by invading American soldiers during the Battle of Queenston Heights in October of 1812, during the War of 1812;
- the starting point of Laura Secord's perilous 32-kilometre (20 mile) journey to warn the British of an imminent American surprise attack in June of 1813 during the War of 1812;
- restored and furnished with original furniture by the Laura Secord Candy Company in 1971 and gifted to The Niagara Parks Commission in 1998; and
- in the pleasant village of Queenston, just off the scenic Niagara Parkway conveniently located minutes away from a WEGO bus stop in Queenston Heights Park and a short walk away from the Bruce Trail and the Niagara River Recreation Trail.
29 Queenston Street, Queenston, (905) 262-4851
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Upcoming Heritage Events
January 22 - December 22Featuring award winning classics, charming family favourites and culturally important releases, these films will be shown within NPC’s storied Old Fort Erie visitor centre theatre. The modern theatre has ample seating, surround sound and a large projector screen to showcase many of today’s finest films. Enjoy the historic surroundings while taking in great films throughout 2017, including matinee shows during the March Break. For more information, please call 905-871-0540 or visit http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-events/friday-night-flicks.html
March 11 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMTest your knowledge of general trivia topics from history and geography to famous movies and music. Prizes for the top two teams. Limited snack bar menu during this specially licenced event. Sign up as a team (maximum 8 per team) or individually. Starts at 2 p.m., with doors opening at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. Call 905-871-0540 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to sign up.
March 13 - March 17 1:00 PM & 4:00 PMFamily oriented matinee movies at Old Fort Erie. Entertaining mix of new and old movies. Full listing available on website http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-events/friday-night-flicks.html, call (905) 871-0540 or LIKE "Niagara Parks Heritage" Facebook page for more information.