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Windsor Community Museum

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Address: 254 Pitt St. W | Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-253-1812
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Great little museum!

I really like this little museum in the historical house. The volunteer working was a very nice and informative woman. They had information in various languages, including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2014
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Yorba Linda, California
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Yorba Linda, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I really like this little museum in the historical house. The volunteer working was a very nice and informative woman. They had information in various languages, including Francais and English. They also had a stair lift chair for those who could not walk. Good little 30-45 minute stop!

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Love to learn some local history or visiting the city of Windsor and would love to know more about it's community? The Windsor Community Museum is a great little place to check out for the young and old, with changing exhibits about Windsor and the people that make up this tight knit community. It's not just a museum they are... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

In Windsor one cold afternoon, we stumbled upon this museum in a historic house. The house, built by Francois Baby, is packed with historical items that tell the history of Windsor. If you have kids, go directly to the basement, which is full of hands-on exhibits, games, and crafts. (It is aimed at younger kids, but my teenage daughter really... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The museum is housed in an old residence and, though small, very thoughtfully organized. It has a permanent exhibition and other, changing ones.

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Montreal, Canada
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123 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Although the museum is small, it packs a lot of local history into it. It is worthwhile to visit. The 1812 material has been done really well and is very interesting since it focuses on the local elements.

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Lindsay, Canada
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We really enjoyed this spot, and learning about its great importance in Canadian history. There's a great area for kids in the basement. It's tucked away between hotels and parking lots, but it's well worth seeking it out to spend an hour learning about the War of 1812, bootlegging and more. And it's free!

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Windsor,Ontario,
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175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

This is a Museum in early stages of development. What it needs to enhance what it already ahs is some decnt financial support for a City intent on holding property taxes to Zero--it is a great idea and a good little museusm but it needs a City in Suppport.

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Windsor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I am hoping that with the 1812 celebrations this museum will be appreciated more

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Kingsville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

i love looking at history, its part of our past, if you never been than go see.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I loved this museum and visiting it with my family! The kids did crafts downstairs, while my husband and I explore the informative exhibits upstairs. Lots of history in this 200 year old house! Clean bathrooms and air conditioning was just an added bonus :)

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