Educational Programs
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Educational Programs

Experience fun and excitement for children of all ages at the Chimczuk Museum and François Baby House. Permanent exhibits chronicle Windsor’s history from prehistoric times to the present, and temporary exhibits offer unique perspectives on a wide range of topics.

Programming highlights include:

  • Curriculum based educational programming that features interactive and inquiry based activities.
  • The Original People’s Culture and Legacy Gallery featuring Indigenous history and artefacts.
  • A Children’s Gallery filled with interactive games, crafts, and activities.
  • Windsor’s French Roots exhibit highlighting the rich French history of the Windsor area.
  • Exhibits on the War of 1812, Rebellion of 1838 and open artefact storage.
  • Custom educational programs that meet your classroom’s needs.
  • Available joint packages with Adventure Bay Water Family Water Park Presented by WFCU Credit Union.

Get to Know Your Museum Tours

The Get to Know Your Museum Tours are currently being offered, giving students the opportunity to explore the brand new exhibits at two Museum Windsor locations:

  • The Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive West.
  • The Maison François Baby House, 254 PItt Street West

Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today Tours

Museum Windsor is offering guided tours of the new travelling exhibit, Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today from the Royal Ontario Museum. These tours are suitable for grade 2-12 students and are linked to current Ontario curriculum standards. Students will:

  • Utilize problem solving skills to decide whether an object is authentic or a clever fake
  • View over 100 objects ranging from minerals to Egyptian artefacts to common household goods 

Tours are available in both English and French and cost only $5/student.

Please phone or email for information and to book tours.

Craig Capacchione, Museum Coordinator - Education 
Location: Chimczuk Museum
Email Address: ccapacchione@citywindsor.ca


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 

 

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