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Current and Past Museum Windsor Events

Museum Windsor plays a key role in many events, projects, initiatives and celebrations in Windsor's culture and heritage community. We actively engage in finding unique ways to help the community tell its stories.

Current Museum Windsor Events:

P.D. Day at Museum Windsor

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: September 22, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission:​ Regular Admission rates Apply

Looking for something to do with the kids on a P.D. Day? Stop by the Chimczuk Museum to enjoy our interactive exhibits and children’s gallery filled with musical instruments, crafts, and dress-up. It’s a great location to spend an afternoon.

​​​​Free Days - Culture Days & Prohibition Pop-Up Exhibit

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Free

Museum Windsor is celebrating Culture Days with free admission to both the Chimczuk Museum and Francois Baby House on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1. In addition to the opening of the new J.P. Wiser’s photographic exhibit, the Chimczuk Museum will be hosting prohibition themed activities on Saturday, September 30, including a prohibition themed Pop-Up Exhibit from 11am-2pm, a talk by Marty Gervais at 2pm, and mocktails served from the restored Abar’s bar from 11am-4pm.

Sandwich Heritage Walking Tour (Guided) - Last Chance!

Location: Meet at the Duff-Baby Interpretation Centre (221 Mill Street)
Date: October 1, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Admission: $5/person

In conjunction with the Art Gallery of Windsor's exhibit: The Sandwich Project, May 28-October 1, Museum Windsor will be offering walking tours of historic Sandwich. These tours will utilize the new online Sandwich Heritage Walking Tour developed by the City of Windsor's Planning Department. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Please call 519-253-1812 to reserve a spot or purchase your tickets online through snapd Windsor: October 1st Tour. This will be the final tour offered in this series, register today!

Museum Volunteer Group Meeting

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: October 5, 2017
Time: 7:00pm (Doors Open at 6:30pm)
Free

Join us for our monthly Volunteer Group Meeting. This month, Donna Grayer will be providing a talk on Métis heritage and culture.​ 

New Exhibit! J.P. Wiser's: A Photographic History

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: September 30 - December 31, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

In 1857, before Canada was even Canada, J.P. Wiser was distilling and barreling whisky. By the early 1900s, J.P. Wiser was selling whisky all over the world, growing to become Canada’s third largest distiller.

New Exhibit! Sacrifice & Courage: The Dieppe Raid Remembered

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: August 19 - December 31, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

This exhibit will mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid which took place on August 19th, 1942. The raid was the only large scale assault on the coast of German occupied France prior to the allied landings in Normandy in June 1944. Visit the Chimczuk Museum to learn more about the role Canadian soldiers played in this historic event. ​

New Exhibit! Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Polish Parish

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: August 12 - October 15, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

Holy Trinity Catholic Polish Parish is commemorating its 100th anniversary with an exhibit at the Chimczuk Museum running August 12-October 15th. The Polish parish, on the corner of Langlois Ave and Elis Street East, has been the spiritual and cultural home for tens of thousands of Poles over the last century.

New Exhibit! Toast To The Coast: An EPIC 150 Years

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: August 4 - December 31, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

Canadian wines have been experiencing tremendous growth and increasing popularity since the 1970s, but the history of the Canadian wine industry dates back to before Confederation. Toast to the Coast: An EPIC 150 Years explores the history of Windsor-Essex wines and the region’s role within it. Opening August 4th and running until December 31st, this exhibit will explore the rise of Windsor-Essex’s wine industry in the 19th century, its demise during Prohibition, and its return in the 1970s. Raise a glass with Museum Windsor as we celebrate another aspect of Canadian history during its 150th year.​​

New Exhibit! Windsor in 1867 & 1967 - A Sesquicentennial Exhibition

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: July 1 - December 31, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

​This exhibit provides snapshots of life in the Windsor area at the time of Confederation (1867), and during the celebration of the Centennial (1967). A variety of historic artifacts, images, maps, newspapers and stories marks the diversity of these two iconic times in Windsor’s history.

New Exhibit! Métis Footprints​

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: June 15 - December 31, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

This exhibit, organized by members of the local Windsor-Essex Métis Council explores Métis heritage and culture in Ontario.

New Exhibit! MayWorks "Beyond Traditional: Women's Work"

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: May 9 - September 24, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

Visit the Chimczuk Museum to see our series of MayWorks exhibits including: the MayWorks Quilt Project, "Sewing Straight Lines" Sewing Collective, and "Pussyhat Tales".

Past Museum Windsor Events:

  • Museum Selfie Day 2017
  • Discover Winter Artifacts! - 2017
  • Special Curator Tour: Windsor and the War of 1812 - 2017
  • Road to Freedom and the Civil War Talk - 2017
  • Chmczuk Museum 1st Birthday and Free Day! - 2017
  • March Break Activities! - 2017
  • Baby Family Tidbits Talk - 2017
  • P.D. Day at Museum Windsor - 2017
  • Road to Freedom and the Civil War Exhibit - 2017
  • World War I Walking Tour - 2017
  • Easter Egg Hunt & Activities - 2017
  • Free Comic Book Day - 2017
  • Exhibit: Comics! By George Rizok - 2017
  • Exhibit: The Windsor Spitfires in Jerseys - 2017
  • Exhibit: Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today - 2017
  • Curator Talk & Tour: Windsor's French Roots - 2017
  • National Aboriginal Day 2017
  • Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance - 2017
  • Canada Day - 2017
  • Exhibit: Windsor Police at 150 years: Images & Artifacts - 2017
  • Free Summer Vision Corridor Activities -2017

Museum Windsor
254 Pitt Street West
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 5L5
Phone: For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, please call (519) 253-1812.
Email: wmuseum@citywindsor.ca