Wilson Morningstar with his Grandchildren and the Mill

2714 Decew Road, St. Catharines, Ontario | 905-688-6050 | email us | 'like' us on facebook


Morningstar Mill is a rural industrial heritage site owned by the City of St. Catharines and operated in partnership with the Friends of Morningstar Mill. It features a working grist mill rebuilt in 1872, and the home of the Morningstar family restored up to 1933.

Morningstar Mill is one of the few mills in Ontario that houses all its original equipment, and operates its millstones using the original water source. The mill provides a rare glimpse back in time to when moving water was still used to mechanically grind grain into flour.

The Mill is open for tours...

Victoria Day until October 14, 2017:
Tues/Thursdays 9 am - 1 pm, Sat/Sundays 10 am - 3 pm, holiday Mondays
By chance or appointment
Free Admission - Donations Welcome

Teddy Bear Picnic: Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 10:30 am - 1 pm

Join us for a morning of fun, history, and furry friends! The picnic will feature a look inside the historic mill and home on the property, a craft, games, lunch and more! There will even be a nurse's station for the minor repair of special friends, so make sure to bring your favourite teddy bear or doll!
Please call the St. Catharines Museum at (905) 984-8880 or the Mill at 905-688-6050 to reserve your spot. Get ready to have an un-bear-ably good time!
Ages 4 - 9; $10 per Child; Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Milling dates in 2017...

May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23, October 14

We will begin milling around 11 am. Please note that being able to mill is dependent on having an adequate water flow, please check our facebook page for confirmation and more details.

If you are interested in volunteering...

please call or email us, we are looking out for people interested in giving tours of the mill and house, cataloguing and research.

Professional photography and park rentals by permit only...

please call 905-688-5600 for more information.



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