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Mewinzha Archaeology Gallery


Mewinzha Archaeology Gallery

Address
100 Queen Street
Fort Erie, Ontario

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Contact Number
905-894-5322

 

Hours: Open Mon. to Fri. 9-4:00, closed statutory holidays.
Gallery admission is free.

This gallery honours the First Peoples who lived, traded and created a flint-knapping industry on this site. Mewinzha is a native word meaning "a long time ago". This gallery features tools and weapons dating back 11,000 years as well as contemporary Native artwork.

The Buffalo-Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority in partnership with the Town of Fort Erie, Fort Erie Museum Services and the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre have produced this gallery as the centrepiece of the lobby of the new Peace Bridge Administration Building
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