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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:

Free Vision Corridor Activities All Summer Long

Location: Vision Corridor (park space next to the Chimzuk Museum)
Date: Every Friday & Saturday starting July 7, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Museum Windsor will be holding free outdoor activities in the Vision Corridor space located next to the Chimczuk Museum every Friday and Saturday from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Skill testing challenges, games, and races will be organized by Museum staff for participants of all ages who want to have fun! Come out to stretch your legs and catch some rays this summer with individual and team challenges.

Free Day - Canada Day

Location: Chimczuk Museum & François Baby House
Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Free Admission

In honour of Canada Day, the Chimczuk Museum will be offering free admission on Saturday, July 1, 2017. To help celebrate, the museum will have the grand opening of a new exhibit: Windsor in 1867 and 1967 – A Sesquicentennial Exhibition. In addition, there will be a Canada Day themed scavenger hunt for children happening all day long, and Magicians Elizabeth & Miles will be on hand between 1:00pm-4:30pm making balloon creations and teaching magic tricks.

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.

Sandwich Heritage Walking Tour

Location: Meet at the Duff-Baby Interpretation Centre (221 Mill Street)
Date: May 28, July 2, October 1, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Admission: $5/person

In conjunction with the Art Gallery of Windsor's upcoming exhibit: The Sandwich Project, May 28-October 1, Museum Windsor will be offering walking tours of historic Sandwich. These tours will utilize the new 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: July 2nd Tour, October 1st Tour.

New Exhibit! Windsor Police at 150 Years: Images and Artifacts

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: May 4 - July 30, 2017
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply 

Explore this exciting new exhibit created by the Windsor Police Service to mark their 150th anniversary.

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

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: May 9 - June 30, 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

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.