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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:

Free Day - Sponsored by Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM​
Free Admission 

Museum Windsor is excited to announce that Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) has sponsored a free admission day at the Chimczuk Museum on Saturday, December 8, 2018. This family friendly day will feature a hands-on winter artifact discovery at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM, free balloon sculptures and magic tricks from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, a guided tour of the new Rotary exhibit at 4:00 PM, and children’s holiday crafts available all day long.

​Museum Windsor Holiday Break Schedule

Location: Chimczuk Museum & François Baby House
Date: December 22, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Time: Regular Museum Hours​
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply 

Please note that both locations of Museum Windsor will be operating at regular hours during the Winter Break, unless listed. The Chimczuk Museum will be closed December 25 and January 1. The François Baby House will be closed December 25, December 26 and January 1. During the break, both museums will be offering scavenger hunts and holiday themed crafts.

Last Chance! A Century of Service Above Self: Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ending December 31, 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).

Last Chance! Canada's Waterscapes: Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect

From the Canadian Museum of Nature
Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ending January 4, 2019
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

"Canada's Waterscapes—Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect" is the newest travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Nature and its partners. Dive in and find out what it takes to understand and take care of Canada's aquatic ecosystems. Discover amazing creatures that dwell in the depths of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. Imagine yourself diving beneath the Arctic ice into a world full of life and colour! Follow a group of endangered Whooping Cranes to their remote wetland nesting ground in Wood Buffalo National Park. Canada is a nation of water. Get inspired to take action to protect our ecosystems. Explore your aquatic side in this engaging, family-friendly, interactive exhibition.

New Mini-Exhibits! Remembering Armistice 1918-2018 & Spanish Flu: The Windsor Experience 1918-1919

Location: Chimczuk​ Museum
Date: ​Ongoing Through February, 2019
Time: Regular Museum Hours

Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

​​​​These mini-exhibits commemorate the end of the First World War and explore the ​impact the Spanish Flu had on the Windsor Region.​

​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.

Past Museum Windsor Events:

  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale - 2018
  • Free Day - Sponsored by Rotary​ Club of Windsor (1918) - 2018
  • Free Day - Remembrance Day - 2018
  • ​Haunted Halloween Tour - 2018
  • Doors Open Windsor - 2018
  • Exhibit: Material Culture: The Things We Make To Live - 2018
  • 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

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​​​​