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August Museum Listings in Windsor Essex
Thursday, August 1 to Saturday, August 31
MUSEUM WINDSOR – CHIMCZUK MUSEUM
Permanent exhibits include The River and the Land Sustain Us, Original Peoples Culture and Legacy and the Children’s Gallery and Learning Space.
June 22 – September 29, 2019
South Western Ontario Heritage Council – Learn about all the great heritage and cultural destinations in the Windsor Essex area.
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.
CJAM FM: Making Waves since 1983 – Explore CJAM’s transition to FM broadcasting with this mini-exhibit that features vintage audio equipment and classic photographs from the University of Windsor Archives.
Spanish Flu: The Windsor Experience 1918 – 1919 – This mini exhibit explores the impact the Spanish Flu had on the Windsor Region.
Southern Ontario Military Muster (SOMM) Photographic Collection – This photographic mini exhibition features photographs from the SOMM collection including military vehicles, Veterans, soldiers and memorial events.
Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 11am – 5pm
$5.50 Adult, $4.50 Student/Senior, $16 Family (Admission includes entrance to Maison Francois Baby House)
519.253.1812 x2530, Chimczuk Museum
Chimczuk Museum – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor
MUSEUM WINDSOR – MAISON FRANCOIS BABY HOUSE
Permanent exhibits include Windsor’s French Roots, Windsor and the War of 1812, and Windsor and the 1838 Rebellion.
60 Years of Your Community Museum: Did you know that Museum Windsor started off as the Hiram Walker Historical Museum? Come by the François Baby House to celebrate the museum’s 60th anniversary 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.
Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 2 – 5pm (May – September)
519.253.1812 x2530, Maison Francois Baby House
Maison Francois Baby House – 254 Pitt St., Windsor
PARK HOUSE MUSEUM
July 2 – September 26, 2019
History of Photography: Amherstburg Then and Now – This exhibit will look at the history of photographs and how our current obsession will play a role in histories to come. This exhibit will showcase the photographs in The Park House Museum’s archival collection and will take a look at Amherstburg then and now.
Loyalists & The Fur Trade – Come and see how this historic building is rooted in a romantic history, and learn of its role in the Fur Trade.
The Victorian Home – The Park House Museum was owned by the Park Family for over 100 years…hence the name. In commemoration to the height of its mercantile success, the main floor has been restored to the Park’s 1850’s residence and is our permanent display. In a home built without electricity and running water, come and explore how your ancestors lived without our modern convinces.
Daily 10am – 4pm
$12 Family, $4 Adult, $3 Senior, $2.50 Child Ages 5 – 16, Free Child Ages 1 – 4
519.736.2511, Park House Museum
Park House Museum – 214 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg
PELEE ISLAND HERITAGE CENTRE
The Pelee Island Heritage Centre aspires to research, collect and preserve the evidence of the Island’s (and neighbours’) human history, to protect the community’s natural heritage, and to educate the public about our combined heritage through exhibits, publications, special presentations and our extended stay education program.
The Middle Devonian Setting – Invertebrate and vertebrate paleontology.
The Archaeology of Pelee – Our first visitors and settlers.
And many more!
Daily 10am – 4pm
Free Admission (donations appreciated)
519.724-2291, Pelee Island Heritage Centre
Pelee Island Heritage Centre – 1073 West Shore Rd., Pelee Island
Shaanti International Museum of Costumes and Dolls – This exhibit will rotate featured dolls and costumes four times a year.
Mon – Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm
519.730.1309, Gordon House
Gordon House – 268 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg