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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: June 7, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

Stop by the Chimczuk Museum to enjoy our interactive exhibits and children’s gallery filled with musical instruments, crafts, and dress up. While you’re here, try your hand at our fun scavenger hunt and get a small prize!   ​

​Film Screening - Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World 

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: June 15, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM​

Admission​: Regular admission rates apply.

Join us for a special screening of the film, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day. Directed by Catherine Bainbridge, Rumble highlights the role of Native Americans in popular music history. For more information about the film, please visit www.rumblethemovie.com​.

Free Day - National Indigenous Peoples Day

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: June 21, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours​

Free Admission

Join us in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with free admission to the Chimczuk Museum. Take some time to explore our Original Peoples Culture & Legacy Gallery to learn more about the rich history of the Indigenous groups in this area. In addition, there will be a special guided tour of the Original People’s Gallery at 2:00 PM. 

French History Walking Tour

Location: Meet at François​ Baby House (254 Pitt Street West)
Date: June 23, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Admission:  $5.50/person, advanced registration required​

In honour of Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, join Museum Windsor staff for a walking tour that explores the French history of the downtown area. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Visit snapd Windsor​ to purchase tickets or call 519-253-1812 to reserve a spot. ​​​

New Exhibit: The Lazurek Collection: Working For A Living  - MayWorks 2019

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: May 1 to June 16, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

This MayWorks 2019 exhibit showcases historical photographs from local photographer Theodore “Fred” Lazurek that feature workers carrying out their daily tasks. ​​​

Visit mayworkswindsor.com for a full schedule of MayWorks events happening in Windsor/Essex County.

New Mini Exhibit: CJAM FM: Making Waves Since 1983

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

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

CJAM FM celebrates 35 years on the FM dial. Visit the Chimczuk Museum to see vintage audio equipment and classic photographs from the University Archives. Learn about CJAM FM's unique history and their impact in the Windsor region. 

​New Exhibit: Questers Collect

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

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

Museum Windsor has collaborated with local Questers to display some of the unique personal collections found in Windsor-Essex County. This exhibit features a wide variety of collections, including vintage purses, walking sticks, samplers, motto ware, beer steins, and much more​

​​​New Mini-Exhibit: Spanish Flu: The Windsor Experience 1918-1919

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

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

​​​​This mini-exhibit explores the ​impact the Spanish Flu had on the Windsor region.​

Celebrate Museum Windsor's 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.

  • Exhibit: Egypt: The Gift of The Nile - 2019
  • International Museum Day - 2019
  • Free Comic Book Day - 2019
  • Easter Activities - 2019
  • Free Day - Heritage Day - 2019
  • 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

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​