School Camp Program at the Chimczuk Museum
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.​​

Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale

Location: Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive West
Date: November 19, 2023
Time: Regular hours of operation
Free admission

The annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair returns to the Chimczuk Museum. This event features local artists, crafters, and artisans selling their goods just in time for the holiday season. This year, the event has expanded to include vendors in the Chimczuk Museum, Art Windsor-Essex, and Adventure Bay Family Water Park Presented by WFCU Credit Union concourse. Free event, open to the public.

Walking Tour - South Walkerville Great War

Location: South Walkerville
Date: November 4, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Admission: $5.50 per person

Join Museum Windsor staff on an historic First World War (WWI) walking tour of South Walkerville. This tour will lead participants through the South Walkerville neighbourhood and provide information about the street names honouring some of the major battles and conflicts of the First World War. Admission is $5.50 per person, and advance registration is required. Please visit the Chimczuk Museum at 401 Riverside Drive West or call the museum at 519-253-1812 to reserve a spot.

Duff-Bâby House Tours

Location: Duff-Bâby House, 221 Mill Street
Date: November 4, 2023
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission

Visit the historic Duff-Bâby House on Saturday, November 4, 2023, and tour the oldest home in Windsor. 2023 marks the 225th anniversary of the Duff-Bâby House, and a new bilingual exhibition chronicles the building’s history, explores some of the major events taking place in the house, and showcases archeological items found on the property.

The Duff Bâby-House is located at 221 Mill Street in Sandwich and will be open for self-guided tours from 12 to 4 p.m.

Free Admission – Remembrance Day 2023

Location: Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive West
Date: November 11, 2023
Time: Regular hours or operation

Free admission

In honour of Remembrance Day, the Chimczuk Museum and Art Windsor-Essex will be offering free admission.

Professional Development (PD) Day Activities

Location: Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive West
Date: November 17, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission: Regular admission rates apply

Visit the Chimczuk Museum for some fun PD Day activities, including self-guided crafts and a scavenger hunt. This is a great chance to explore the new Worlds of the Night exhibition travelling from the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science in Quebec. 

Museum Volunteer Group Speaker Series

Location: Duff-Baby Interpretation Centre, 221 Mill Street
Date: November 18, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.)

Free admission

Join the Museum Volunteer Group at 1 p.m. for our monthly speaker series. This month, local author Patrick Brode will be discussing the life of Gordon Macgregor and the creation of Ford of Canada. Free event, open to the public.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Exhibition

Location: François Baby House
Date: Ongoing
Time: Regular hours of operation

Long live the Queen! Beginning June 2, Museum Windsor will be presenting a small display titled The Road to Platinum: Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s 70 Years on the Throne at the François Baby House. Learn about the life of Queen Elizabeth II, including her childhood, her wartime service, her coronation, her love of animals, her visits to Windsor and Canada, and much more. Note that special Platinum Jubilee souvenirs are also on sale at the gift shop at the Chimczuk Museum. Admission to the François Baby House is free.

Past Museum Windsor Events 

  • Duff-Bâby 225th Anniversary Celebration - 2023
  • Canada Day Activities - 2023
  • Hugh Leal Jazz History Presentation - 2023
  • Free Dino Day - 2023
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale - 2022
  • Dinos in the Dark Event - 2022
  • Out of the Shadows Exhibit Tour - 2022
  • Historic Places Days at the Baby House - 2022
  • Free Day - Mayor's Walk & Birthday Celebration - 2022
  • ​Free Comic Book Day - 2022
  • Riverside Walking Tour - 2022
  • Free Day: Riverside 100 Exhibit Opening - 2022
  • Free Day: Heritage Week - 2022
  • Restored Treasures Part 1: Sharing Circle - 2022

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.