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Amherstburg History & Arts Tour

You can practically time travel in beautiful Amherstburg. Watch centuries-old traditions re-enacted before your eyes, or stand on battlements of a defence fortification dating back to 1795.

A chief entry point into Canada for those escaping slavery, Amherstburg holds museums that are recognized globally for their deep importance to world history. You can even investigate a home used by Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, and his family in 1848.


Attractions

Bob-Lo Island – A Marina Resort Community

Bob-Lo Island, Amherstburg, ON
(519) 736-1111
boblo.ca/


Bob-Lo Island is an exclusive four season marina lifestyle community like no other in North America. Choose from…


Park House Museum

214 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg, Ontario, N9V 1W4
(519) 736-2511
www.parkhousemuseum.com/


The Park House is a year round museum that provides curriculum based programming and caters to the needs…


Fort Malden National Historic Site

100 Laird Avenue South, Amherstburg, ON, N9V 272
(519) 736-5416
www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/on/malden


Fort Malden stood guard during the war of 1812, a time when the threat of American invasion was…


Amherstburg Freedom Museum

277 King St, Amherstburg, ON
(519) 736-5433
www.amherstburgfreedom.org/


The Amherstburg Freedom Museum welcomes all people of all ages to experience the history of the Underground Railroad…


Gibson Gallery

140 Richmond St., Amherstburg, ON, N9V 1G4
www.gibsonartgallery.com/


This beautifully restored Michigan Central RR Station, ca 1896, showcases local artists, photographers and travelling exhibits.  The Artisan Shoppe…


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