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Willistead Manor

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Address: 1899 Niagara St. | Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-253-2365
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Beautiful place - part of Windsor's history

I attended a banking function and Willistead Manor. It's a beautiful place with a storied history. I liked how the management lived directly around the manor and then supervisors... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ryan K
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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a banking function and Willistead Manor. It's a beautiful place with a storied history. I liked how the management lived directly around the manor and then supervisors around those houses etc. essentially the houses were "nicer" the closer you got to the manor.

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Thank Ryan K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture of Willistead Manor is an excellent example of an English Manor house. Once of then nicest landmarks/historical houses in the Windsor area (I recommend visiting it when it's open to the public for free during Doors Open). If there is small gathering of people, it's a very nice location to rent out for it's banquet facilities.

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Thank Keith M
Culiacan, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a group of middle school students from mexico, we had a great time, its a place full of history, the tour guides were very knowledgeable and had answers to all of our questions, it is a small place so it doesn't take long to visit, but if you are in Windsor it´s a place you shouldn't miss.

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Thank Maciel B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Absolutely loved this park - Stately Tudor type mansions surrounded by mature trees and lovingly cared for rose gardens. The landscape is formal british with beautiful flagstone pathways encircling the property.

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Ontario
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Manor is impeccably kept. The Christmas decorations are second to none. If you are in the area, it is a must see. The food they supplied, at the reception we attended, was hot and delicious.

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Thank Gerry G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Willistead is only open for tours at certain times of the year... Best time to go is during Art in the Park in June, and at Christmas time. It is amazing to believe that at one time this was someone's home. When the house is decorated for Christmas is out favourite time to go! Consider combining this with a tour... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Willistead is the grand lady from another time. Never miss and invitation to take her in for a wedding, reception, special occasion.

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Thank kp729
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I am a Friend of Willistead who volunteers to raise money for the restoration of the Manor so I am at Willistead often....I never tire of the architecture, furnishings or history involved in the story of Hiram Walker and his family ....what a place to visit at Christmas when fully decorated and lit up . ...go to Web page for... More 

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Thank Kathie R
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We did the tour at Canadian Club and our tour guide recommended we visit Willistead Manor, one of the sons owned the home, designed by Albert Kahn, a nice tie in. It was a 2 minute drive so not far out of our way before heading back to Toronto. Beautiful building although we couldn't go inside, lovely park space in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

IT has a lovely, large public park in front of it. It was closed but maybe because of the easter holiday so check the holiday schedule before you go but I still loved to walk around the house and around the park. It's so relaxing. I managed to see inside from the window a little. The mansion is normally open... More 

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