May Museum Listings in Windsor Essex
Wednesday, May 1 to Friday, May 31
MUSEUM WINDSOR – CHIMCZUK MUSEUM
Permanent exhibits include The River and Land Sustain Us, Original People’s Culture and Legacy and the Children’s Gallery and Learning Space.
February 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.
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.
Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 11am – 5pm
$5.25 Adult, $15.50 Family (Admission includes entrance to Maison Francois Baby House)
519.253.1812 x2530, www.museumwindsor.ca
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
519.253.1812 x2530, Maison Francois Baby House
Maison Francois Baby House – 254 Pitt St., Windsor
PARK HOUSE MUSEUM
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.
Mon – Fri 11am – 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
SHAANTI INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF COSTUMES AND DOLLS
May – July
Canadian Themed Exhibit – The 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