Local Atttractions

Travelling to the Centre and wondering where else you should visit? Not sure where else you should be visiting for more information? Check out these great nearby spaces and resources!

 

Six Nations Tourism : Dedicated to educating visitors, promoting small businesses and curating unique experiences through visitation, Six Nations Tourism is a crucial stop for all questions about what to do while on the territory! From store recommendations to food spots, Six Nations Tourism has got you covered. 

Chiefswood National Historic Site : The birthplace and childhood home of E. Pauline Johnson, this National Historic Site is a unique Museum surrounded by gorgeous Carolinian Forestry and a very short walk down to the banks of  the Grand River, on the grounds of Chiefswood Park

Chiefswood ParkChiefswood Park offers affordable rental spaces and amenities – including Cabin rentals, kayak and canoe rentals, picnic pavilions and an abundance of seasonal programming and events – Chiefswood Park is also home to the annual Six Nations Powwow.

Mohawk ChapelConstructed near Brantford, Ontario in 1785 by the British Crown, the chapel was built for the Mohawks who follow Joseph Brant in the support of the Crown during the American Revolution. Originally called St. Paul’s, the church is commonly referred to as the Mohawk Chapel.

GoodMinds Bookstore : GoodMinds.com is your leading source for purchasing bias-free teaching and educational resources related to Native American, First Nations, Indigenous and Aboriginal studies. GoodMinds.com now provides easy access to the best in library books for schools and public libraries. 

Dayohá:ge: – Indigenous Knowledge Centre : Deyohahá:ge: provides a balanced platform for Indigenous research and knowledge sharing. The Centre provides for more Indigenous input into research, more respect for Indigenous research protocols and more benefit of research to the local communities.Deyohahá:ge: is dedicated to sharing what students and scholars have learned and building upon what has already been done to help Indigenous communities recover, preserve and protect the knowledge of their ancestors.

BRISC – Brantford Region Indigenous Support Centre : Catering to the Urban Indigenous population of the Brantford region, BRISC strives to foster an environment a sense of community of empowerment, providing various programs, advocacy space, cultural and educational supports. They work hard to assist folk make connections for court supports, cultural knowledge education, employment counselling, peer counselling, etc.

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant : The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant displays contemporary art exhibitions year round, in addition to a permanent collection of over 700 historical and contemporary pieces. In addition to these rotating exhibitions, offers tours of the garden and arboretum, workshops, lecture series, art sales, classes and more!

Canadian Military Heritage Museum : A passion project manifested from the hard work of volunteer veterans and military history enthusiast, the Canadian Military Heritage Museum preserves and displays artifacts pertaining to the military history of Canada with special focus on the military history of Brantford. 

Brant Historical Society: The Brant Historical Society is an independent registered charity that oversees two museums – the Brant Museum, and the Myrtleville House Museum. The Brant Museum hosts permanent and short-term exhibitions, with a massive artifact collection and focus on historical programming to provide an enriching history of Brantford and Brant County. The Myrtleville House Museum, hosts camps, educational programs, and utilization of the grounds for special events – they also now offer a virtual tour!

Brantford & Area Sports Hall of Recognition : The Sports Hall of Recognition features memorabilia and artifacts from Hall of Fame inductees, interactive inductee touch screen spaces, trivia spaces, a special Wayne Gretzky tribute area, and more!

Brantford Tourism : With hundreds more spaces to visit in Brantford, including art programs, festivals, local accommodations and crucial shopping spots, Brantford Tourism can help you plan your time in the city!