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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:

P.D. Day at Museum Windsor

Location: Chimczuk Museum 
Date: January 17, 2020
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

Looking for something to do with the kids on a P.D. Day? Stop by the Chimczuk Museum for fun filled day of exploration and play.  ​

New Exhibit: Navigating Our Way – Maps of Windsor and Essex County

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

Did you know that Museum Windsor has over 600 historic maps in its archival collection? These maps include original, hand-copied and mechanically-reproduced publications dating from the early 17th century to the early 21st century. Opening on September 28, 2019 in honour of Culture Days, Navigating Our Way – Maps of Windsor and Essex County will highlight an extensive selection of maps, many of which will be on display for the first time. Come and explore as the maps of Windsor and Essex County take shape over the centuries, reflecting our fascinating history and geography. 

New Mini Exhibit: Snapshots Of Windsor-Essex-Kent Beauties:1950s & 1960s

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply

Theodore "Fred" Lazurek emigrated from Romania to the Windsor region following the Second World War. Settling in Ford City, he ran a photography studio out of his home on Drouillard Road. This selection of his photos of the Miss Western Ontario and Miss Jackson Park Beauty pageants showcase the connection between gender roles, social pastimes and the consumer culture in the 20th century. All photographs in this mini-exhibit were donated to Museum Windsor by Shannon Osmer.​ 

This exhibition was designed and installed by University of Windsor students enrolled in the Public History course. This course explores the theory and practices of Public History, including the ways in which History is communicated to the wider public by museums, cultural institutions, heritage sites, archives, film, social media, advertising, and national parks. ​For more information about this course, please contact Dr. Adam Pole at adampole@uwindsor.ca or 519-253-3000 ext. 2261.

New Mini Exhibit: Red Light Green Light 

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

Red Light Green Light features a recent collection of Fisher-Price toys​ and utilizes historical street scenes from the Windsor region to imagine what the City of Windsor might look like if it was made of toys. This mini-exhibit features "Little People" toys and play sets dating from the 1960s and onward and includes a brief history of the Fisher-Price company.

This exhibition was designed and installed by University of Windsor students enrolled in the Public History course. This course explores the theory and practices of Public History, including the ways in which History is communicated to the wider public by museums, cultural institutions, heritage sites, archives, film, social media, advertising, and national parks. ​For more information about this course, please contact Dr. Adam Pole at adampole@uwindsor.ca or 519-253-3000 ext. 2261.​

New Mini-Exhibit: Walking In A Windsor Wonderland

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Ongoing 
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

This mini-exhibit highlights winter in the Windsor area. Artifacts on display explore the themes of holiday traditions, fashion, keeping warm, and outdoor activities/sports. Artifacts are supplemented with featured photographs from the Museum​ Windsor historical collection. 

This exhibition was designed and installed by University of Windsor students enrolled in the Public History course. This course explores the theory and practices of Public History, including the ways in which History is communicated to the wider public by museums, cultural institutions, heritage sites, archives, film, social media, advertising, and national parks. ​For more information about this course, please contact Dr. Adam Pole at adampole@uwindsor.ca​ or 519-253-3000 ext. 2261.

Past Museum Windsor Events:

  • Cipher-Decipher Travelling Exhibition - 2019
  • Santa Visits The Chimczuk Museum - 2019
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale - 2019
  • WWI Walking Tour of South Walkerville - 2019
  • Free Day - Thanksgiving Saturday - 2019
  • Halloween/Movie Night - 2019
  • Culture Days - 2019
  • Christmas in August Sale & Family Day - 2019
  • Free Day - National Indigenous Peoples Day - 2019
  • Film Screening: RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World - 2019
  • Exhibit: Egypt: The Gift of The Nile - 2019
  • International Museum Day - 2019
  • Free Comic Book Day - 2019

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​