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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.

Current Museum Windsor Events:

Christmas in August Sale & Family Event

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: August 9 - 11, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

Celebrate Christmas in August with a visit to the Chimczuk Museum Gift Shop on Friday, August 9 to Sunday, August 11. 

August 9-11: The Chimczuk Museum will be decorated for the holidays, and the Museum Gift Shop will feature a special 25% discount on select Christmas items and 10% discount storewide. 

August 10: Join us for a family-friendly day featuring Christmas themed crafts in our Hands-On-History Room, scavenger hunts for kids, and balloon animals and magic tricks from magicians Elizabeth & Miles (11:00AM - 3:00PM). At 2:00PM Santa (who will be making a stop by the museum during his summer vacation) will be leading children’s bingo.

Beat the summer heat with a cool sale and family event at the Chimczuk Museum!

World War I Walking Tour of South Walkerville

Location: Meeting in the parking lot of the Optimist Community Centre on Ypres Boulevard
Date: October 19, 2019
Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Admission: $5.50

Have you ever wondered why there are poppies on the street signs in South Walkerville? Join Museum Windsor staff for a discussion and walking tour of the memorial park area in South Walkerville. This tour is organized in honour of Remembrance Day 2019.

Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Purchase World War I Walking Tour tickets through snapd Windsor,​ or call Museum Windsor at 519-253-1812 to reserve a spot!

This is a weather-permitting event.​

New Exhibit: South Western Ontario Heritage Council (SWOHC): The Many Faces of Heritage

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: June 22 - September 29, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

“SWOHC: The Many Faces of Heritage” is a collaborative exhibition that highlights some of the diverse heritage organizations in South Western Ontario. Each participating organization has provided artifacts, photographs, and information from their collections that reflect the unique characteristics of their site.​

New Mini Exhibit: Southern Ontario Military Muster (SOMM) Photographic Collection

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Opening July 2, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply.

This photographic mini exhibition features photographs from the SOMM collection including military vehicles, Veterans, soldiers, and memorial events. The Southern Ontario Military Muster (SOMM) is a registered charitable organization honouring those that served. 

Visit for more information about the SOMM.

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.

  • 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
  • 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

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.