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Gift Shop


Our gift shop offers books, historic toys, and souvenirs, including posters, print reproductions, and hand crafted items featuring unique themes about Fort Erie and its many communities.

Gift Shop Location: Fort Erie Historical Museum, 402 Ridge Road N, Ridgeway.

Payment Options: We now accept credit, debit, and cash payments.

Gift Shop Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Ordering Information: Unable to come in person to pickup an order? You can order items by phone and we will mail it anywhere in Canada or United States. Credit card only for phone-in orders. Shipping rates will be determined at the time of the order.

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See the list of just some of our items below. Taxes and shipping are not included in list prices. All sales are final.

Fort Erie Museum Publications
  Book Title   Author(s) About Price
Favourite photographs of Crystal Beach Park.   The Fort Erie Historical Museum A collection of photographs from the Museum's archives. $20.00 (tax included)
First Hand Accounts of the 1866 Fenian Raid and Battle of Ridgeway   Jane Davies and Jude Scott Twenty-three Alexander von Erichsen watercolours published for the first time, with eyewitness accounts. $18.66
Many Voices II


Many Voices II
"A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie"

(second edition)

  Fort Erie Museum Services The most comprehensive collection of Greater Fort Erie's past. A must have for local families. $34.95
Crystal Beach Amusement Park Books by William Kae
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Crystal Beach Park: A Century of Screams

  William E. Kae

Explores the development of the park and rides over it's 100 seasons.

Contains a selection of maps, pictures and history.

Crystal Beach In Color   William E. Kae

A compilation of rare color photos celebrating Crystal Beach Park.

Photos capture the best of the midway from the late 1950s through the 1980s.

$50  (softcover)

$60 (hardcover)

Crystal Beach Live   William E. Kae

Chronicles an impressive list of entertainers and attractions in the Crystal Ballroom and park.

Contains over 400 photographs and images from museum archives and private collections.

Steamers of the Crystal Beach Line   William E. Kae

A history of the steam-powered passenger  boats that ran between Buffalo and Crystal Beach.

Chronicles the events that put these steamers in the newspaper headlines before, during and after their years of service.

Crystal Beach Amusement Park T-Shirts

All t-shirt styles come in unisex size Small - XXL. $10.62 + tax. Limited availability with some sizes and styles.

Measurements (shoulder x length): S= 15" x 27"   M = 16.5" x 28"   L = 18.5" x 29"   XL = 20" x 29.5"   XXL = 22" x 31.5"     



Some of our best selling items:


Battle of Ridgeway Merchandise

BOR 150th Event T-Shirt

SALE $7.08


Available in blue (pictured), dark green and white with red.

Select sizes (between S-M and XL-XXXL) are available in each colour, please inquire.

We are SOLD OUT of Large in all colours.

Some styles are also available in youth sizes.

The Year of the Fenians (book) David Owen $9.95
Battle of Ridgeway 150th Event DVD $8.85
1866 Fenian Poster Reproductions $.50
Fenian Painting Post Cards $1.00
Battle of Ridgeway Mug $6.99 or 2 for $12
Railway Items Price  
Wooden Train Whistles $5.25  
Plastic Train Whistles $1.15  
Engineer Hat (cloth) $9.95  
Railroad Patches $2.40  
Great Canadian Railway Stories $3.80  
6218 Mug $4.50  
Perfect Stocking Stuffers Price

Museum Magnets

(Crystal Beach, Point Abino Lighthouse, Fenian Raid & more)

3 for $10.00 or

$4.00 each


(Various Fort Erie scenes including Crystal Beach Park)

$0.75 each
Jacob's Ladder (historic toy) $7.08
Buzzsaw (historic toy) $4.25
Hand Crafted Items Price
Greeting Cards (various styles) $3.00-$6.00
Antique Bobbin Candlesticks (various sizes) $8.00-$25.00 (individual-sets)

Historic Niagara Ink Drawings by Wilf Lowry

(ask about scenes available)

Christmas Items Price  
Old Time Christmas Village Sticker Advent Calendar $7.65  
Santa Stickers (Dover Mini Book) $2.00  
Old Fashioned Card Collection (postcard book) $7.65  

Other assorted books, historical toys, reproductions, and souvenirs may be available. Please call or email the Museum for more information about our current selection. 

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