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Bean bag raceCurrent 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:​​​​ 

WWI Walking Tour of South Walkerville

Location: Meet in the parking lot of the Optimist Community Centre on Ypres Boulevard
Date: Sunday, August 12, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Admission: $5.00 per person; advanced registration required

Have you ever wondered why there are poppies on the street signs in South Walkerville? Join Museum Windsor staff for a discussion and walking tour of the memorial park area in South Walkerville in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Visit Snapd Windsor​ to purchase tickets online or call the Chimczuk Museum at 519-253-1812 to reserve a spot.

Windsor Wisdom Trivia

Location: Phog Lounge,157 University Avenue West
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Free Admission

Come out and test your knowledge of Windsor’s history in the first ever Windsor Wisdom Trivia night presented by Museum Windsor and the Windsor Public Library. Advanced registration is required for this free 19+ event. Space is limited, so call Museum Windsor today at 519-253-1812 and register your team of four.

New Exhibit! A Century of Service Above Self: Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: July through December 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours

Admission: Regular Admission rates apply

Marking the organization's 100th anniversary, this exhibit utilizes artifacts and ephemera to explore the history of Rotary Club of Windsor (1918).

Celebrate Museum Windsor 60th Anniversary!​

Location: François​ Baby House
Date: Ongoing
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Free Admission

Did you know that Museum Windsor started off as the Hiram Walker Historical Museum? Come to the François Baby House as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Museum with a new display, 60 Years of Your Community Museum! featuring an overview of the museum’s history and revealing the contents of a time capsule created for the 30th anniversary in 1988.

New Display! Diecast From the Past: A History of Autos

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ongoing through June 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

Museum Windsor’s new 2018 display, Diecast From the Past: A History of Autos explores the history of diecast model cars, Windsor Ontario’s automotive history, and the relationship popular culture has with the automobile. Many women and men experience a lifelong passion for automobiles that often starts at a very young age. Prior to being able to drive or own a real car or truck, children often play with miniature versions of their favourite vehicles on living room floors, in sandboxes, schoolyards, etc. Explore this unique display at the Chimczuk Museum this year.​

New Exhibit! Material Culture: The Things We Make To Live

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: February 17 - September 9, 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

A.G. Smith's Material Culture Project is based on the concept that human need and available material combine to create forms that are inherently iconic. Over the last several years, he has constructed a series of models closely replicating shelters, transport, and artifacts of Northern Europe, Asia, and North America. Believing that knowledge is cumulative, much of the culture of a people can be​ known through their material artifacts.   

This exhibition includes A.G. Smith's models, as well as selected pieces from the Museum's collection.

Past Museum Windsor Events:

  • Jackson Park Walking Tour - 2018
  • Our Grandmother's Dress Presentation - 2018
  • Heritage Day Celebrations - 2018​
  • Free Comic Book Day - 2018
  • Museum Windsor 60th Anniversary 'Time Capsule' Opening + Exhibition Launch - 2018
  • Exhibit: MayWorks "Beyond Traditional: Women's Work" - 2017
  • Exhibit: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Polish Parish - 2017
  • Andy Robertshaw Lecture: Trench Cookbook - 2017
  • Local Author Book Signing - 2017
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale - 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.
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