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Windsor Community Museum

The Windsor Community Museum celebrates the city’s unique vantage point and participation in some of the great conflicts that shaped Canadian and American history.

Windsor, on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway, has had a front row seat to the development of not just Upper Canada, but the lands on both sides of the border. The Windsor Community Museum celebrates the city’s unique vantage point and participation in some of the great conflicts that shaped Canadian and American history.

Visitors to the museum will learn about First Nations impact on the Windsor/Detroit region, including the historic Pontiac resistance against British colonists in the 18th century. Windsor played a crucial role in the early fur trade routes, and this is demonstrated in period exhibits. The museum celebrates the history of a town that played a crucial role in from the War of 1812 through to the automobile hay day of Detroit.

Walk along the Peace Garden Trial, a National Historic Site on the grounds of the Francois Baby House, the historic building commandeered by the British to halt American invasion.

 

Windsor Community Museum

254 Pitt St. West
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 5L5

Hours

Summer Hours (Effective May 4th)
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours (Effective October 1st)
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Holiday Hours 2014:
Easter:
Closed April 18, 19, 20 and 21
Christmas:
December 23: Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 24: Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 25: Closed
December 26: Closed
December 27: Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 30: Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 31: Open 10:oo am - 5:00 pm
January 1: Closed
January 2: Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
January 3: Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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