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October Museum Exhibits
Monday, October 1 to Wednesday, October 31
Museum Windsor – Chimczuk Museum
Permanent exhibits include the history of the Windsor area, the Original People’s Culture and Legacy, and the development of The City of Windsor.
July 1 – December 31, 2018: A CENTURY OF SERVICE ABOVE SELF: ROTARY CLUB OF WINDSOR
Marking the organization’s 100th anniversary, this exhibit utilizes artifacts and ephemera to explore the history of Rotary Club of Windsor (1918).
September 15 – January 4, 2019: CANADA’S WATERSCAPES – Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect
Explore Canada’s unique rivers, lakes, oceans, and wetlands and the environmental challenges facing these ecosystems today. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating animals and wildlife that depend on these waterways for survival.
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
Park House Museum
July 2 – October 5, 2018: CAN YOU DIG IT? ARCHAEOLOGY IN AMHERSTBURG
Although our European history in town begins in the 18th century, our Indigenous history spans centuries before our European settlements. Join us during our summer exhibit as we explore past cultures and diversity within our community through dig artifacts. Artifacts displayed within the exhibit will date as far back as 8000BC! Featuring the Price Arrowhead Point Collection dating 8000BC to 1800AD. Can you dig it?
Mon – Fri, 11 am – 4 pm, $4/Adult, $2.50/Child
519.736.2511 , www.parkhousemuseum.com
Park House Museum – 214 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg
Canadian transportation museum & Heritage village
September 11 – November 18, 2018: SOUTERRAIN IMPRESSIONS EXHIBIT: FIRST WORLD WAR CARVINGS COME OUT OF THE DARKNESS AND INTO THE LIGHT
The community is invited for a once in a lifetime opportunity to view carvings and images created by Canadian soldiers in caves near Vimy Ridge France during the First World War. The caves in which the carvings were found are not open to the public. The carvings were made while Canadian soldiers waited to move to the forward trenches before the historic Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917. The latest technology in 3D laser scanning and high resolution photography made it possible to bring these carvings home as a very up close and personal reminder of the impact made by Canadian soldiers during the war.
Tues – Sun, 9 am – 3 pm, Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
Canadian Transportation museum & Heritage Village – 6155 Arner Townline, Kingsville