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February Museum Listings in Windsor Essex
Friday, February 1 to Thursday, February 28
MUSEUM WINDSOR – CHIMCZUK MUSEUM
Permanent exhibits include the history of the Windsor area, and the Original People’s Culture and Legacy.
November 11, 2018 – February 2019
Remembering Armistice 1918 – 2018 & Spanish Flu: The Windsor Experience 1918 – 1919 – These mini-exhibits commemorate the end of the First World War and explore the impact the Spanish Flu had on the Windsor Region.
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.
Feb 2 – May 26, 2019
Egypt: Gift of the Nile – 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.
Tues – Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 11 am – 5 pm
$5.25 Adult, $15.50 Family
519.253.1812 x2530, www.museumwindsor.ca
Chimczuk Museum – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor
Amherstburg Freedom MUSEUM
Discounted Admission – $1 off admission per person to celebrate Black History Month! In order to claim the discount, tell us when the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church National Historic Site of Canada was built and by whom, when you purchase your ticket. This discount is only available in February and only if the correct response is given. Check out our website for the answer! Admission is normally $7.50/adult, $6.50/student or senior before discount.
Rarely Seen – The Amherstburg Freedom Museum invites the community to view a selection of recently acquired and rarely seen artifacts from the collection, showcasing items that rarely get a turn in the spotlight and the stories they share.
Tues-Fri 12 pm – 5 pm, Sat & Sun 1 pm – 5 pm
$7.50/adult, $6.50/student or senior, $30/Family of five
Amherstburg Freedom Museum – 277 King Street, Amherstburg
Shaanti Doll Museum
February – April
Black History Themed exhibit – the exhibit will rotate featured dolls and costumes four times a year. Other themes throughout the year will include Native/Indigenous, Canadian/early French, The Uncommon and Victorian/holiday dolls.
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Gordon House – 268 Dalhousie St, Amherstburg
Sunday February 17 to Saturday February 23, 2019. Maidstone Museum will be celebrating Heritage Week with a new exhibit called “Greetings from the Past”, showcasing hundreds of postcards and greeting cards starting from 1907 through to the 1980s. Witness the evolution in techniques, materials, context, and societal changes through the exhibit, which is markedly different from today’s means of using social media for communication.
10 am to 4 pm, Admission by donation
Maidstone Museum – 1093 Puce Rd, Essex