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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.​​

Free Day - Cycling-Themed Activities at the Chimczuk Museum

Location: Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive West
Date: August 26, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free admission

Visit the Chimczuk Museum on Saturday, August 26, 2023, for a fun-filled day of cycling-related family-friendly activities.

As the temporary exhibition Windsor: Cycling City comes to a close, Museum Windsor wants to have one final celebration in the form of an activity-filled free day at the Chimczuk Museum. The list of activities includes the following:

  • Guided tours of the Windsor: Cycling City exhibition will be led by Guest Curator Dr. Christopher Waters at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Magician Elizabeth Prosser will be on hand from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. with magic tricks, balloon animals, and a unicycle.
  • Staff from Bike Windsor Essex/The Bike Kitchen will be providing bike safety checks, helmet and bike fittings, basic mechanical assistance, free maps, and information about local cycling routes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to ride or bring their bikes to the event to take advantage of some of these services.
  • BETTY the Windsor Public Library Book Bike will be on hand starting at 1 p.m.
  • There will be special cycling-themed crafts and a scavenger hunt activity inside the Chimczuk Museum.
  • Best of all, there will be free admission to both the Chimczuk Museum and Art Windsor-Essex! In lieu of an admission fee, visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for donation.

Mark your calendars and make sure to stop by the Chimczuk Museum on Saturday, August 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Duff-Bâby House Tours

Location: Duff-Bâby House, 221 Mill Street
Date: August 26, 2023
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission

Visit the historic Duff-Bâby House on Saturday, August 26, 2023, and explore one of the oldest homes in the Windsor region. 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.

Special events for August 26 include the following:

  • 12:30 p.m. talk by Debra Honor from the Essex County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society entitled "Researching Your French Family Roots."

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. 

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.