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Brant Museum Passport

Celebrate May is Museum Month with the Brant Museum Passport

Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 11:21 AM

The Brant Museums & Galleries Association (BMGA) and The Heart of Ontario are inviting local residents and visitors to discover local museums from May to August 31, 2022. As part of May is Museum Month and celebrating May 18th as International Museums Day, the BMGA is launching the Brant Museum Passport. The purchase of a $5 passport grants the holder one-time access to ten participating museums and galleries in Brantford, the County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River.


Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

Amenities for Group Tours

Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2022 02:07 PM

Tourism Brantford’s Tourism Information Desk has moved to a new location inside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre at 254 North Park St. In addition to washroom facilities, you'll also find brochures, merchandise and much more. Read on to learn more about the amenities and services that our team can provide to your group tour. 

Convenient Location

The new location is centrally located near highway access (Exit #36) and major corridors to connect you with local shopping, dining, accommodations,...

Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

Sports Hall Executive Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 11:06 AM

Do you have a passion for sports knowledge and its history in Brantford, the County of Brant, Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation?  The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition Executive Committee has openings for six (6) volunteer members.

Executive Committee

  1. Two volunteers to complete the second and third year of a three year term, expiring December 31, 2023
  2. One volunteer to complete a term of three years expiring December 31, 2024


Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience coloured logo on white background

Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience

Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:23 AM

As the school year comes to an end, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is preparing to launch virtual educational opportunities that share the stories and triumphs of its members. The Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience is a national education initiative available at no cost to all Canadians with a focus on K-12 students. 

This past spring, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame visited Brantford to conduct research for the project. In cooperation with local family representatives, this initiative...

Hockey sticks standing around Walter Gretzky's parking spot at the Wayne Gretzky Sport Centre

Remembering Walter

Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 10:13 AM

Order of Canada recipient. Honourary Doctorate of Letters. Canada’s most famous Hockey Dad. Lord Mayor of Brantford. Brantford Citizen of the Year. Inductee to the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition. Author. Coach. Neighbour. Friend. Husband. Dad. Grandfather. Great Grandfather.  So many accolades, and monikers. To Brantford locals, he was often referenced as just “Walter” (or “Wally”) and everyone knew who that meant. We are deeply saddened by the loss of this incredible man and...