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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:

Free Admission Day - Museum Windsor Heritage Day

Location: Chimczuk Museum and François Baby House
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Free Admission

Museum Windsor is celebrating the launch of Heritage Week with free admission to both the Chimczuk Museum and the François Baby House on Saturday, February 16, 2019. This is the perfect opportunity for visitors to explore two new exhibits opening at the Chimczuk Museum: Questers Collect and Egypt: Gift of the Nile.

For Questers Collect, 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, uranium glass, beer steins, and much more.

Egypt: Gift of the Nile is a travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum that explores ancient Egyptian life. Some of the topics covered in this exhibit include family life, education, religion, the afterlife and much more. Ancient Egypt visits Windsor for a limited time only, so don’t miss your chance to learn all about this amazing civilization.

There will be lots of great family friendly activities happening throughout the day:

  • Ancient Egyptian themed crafts available all day with a guided craft activity from 12pm-1pm
  • Local Questers will be on hand throughout the day to talk about their collections
  • Guided tour of Egypt: Gift of the Nile and Questers Collect from 1pm-2pm
  • Screening of the PBS Documentary “Secrets of the Dead: Ultimate Tut” at 2pm
Celebrate our heritage with a visit to Chimczuk Museum and François Baby House.​

New Travelling Exhibit: Egypt: Gift of the Nile

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Opens February 2, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply

Museum Windsor is excited to announce our newest travelling exhibit, Egypt: Gift of the Nile from the Royal Ontario Museum. Visit the Chimczuk Museum and learn about ancient Egypt and its amazing civilization!

New Exhibit: Questers Collect

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Opens February 2, 2019
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-Exhibits! Remembering Armistice 1918-2018 & Spanish Flu: The Windsor Experience 1918-1919

Location: Chimczuk​ Museum
Date: ​Ongoing through February, 2019
Time: Regular museum hours

Admission: Regular admission rates apply

​​​​These mini-exhibits commemorate the end of the First World War and explore the ​impact the Spanish Flu had on the Windsor region.​

PA Day

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
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. 

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.

  • 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
  • Jackson Park Walking Tour - 2018
  • Our Grandmother's Dress Presentation - 2018
  • Heritage Day Celebrations - 2018
  • Free Comic Book Day - 2018
  • Museum Windsor 60th Anniversary 'Time Capsule' Opening + Exhibition Launch - 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​​​​​​