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Museum in Amherstburg

Amherstburg Freedom Museum

This history museum explores the role of Amherstburg as the destination of many escaped slaves on the Underground Railroad, their experiences before arriving and the communities they built. The highlight is the...

Historic Site in Amherstburg

Fort Malden National Historic Site

This British fort was built on earthwork embankments along the river in 1840. Beginning with the arrival of the fur traders, the area saw a lot of friction between the French, First Nations and English and,...

Canadian in Amherstburg

Artisan Grill

A casual fine restaurant serving upmarket sandwiches and salads, along with steaks and seafood. The lobster grilled cheese is heavenly. Eat in the sunny, modern dining room or on the breezy patio in back.

Pub Food in Amherstburg

Lord Amherst Pub

Fancy, delicious pub meals and top-shelf beers make this quaint, historic watering hole a lovely diversion from your heritage adventures.

Museum in Amherstburg

Park House Museum

The oldest house in town, and one of the few not from town. It was built on the other side of the river, ferried across in 1798, and is now furnished in 1850s style. Temporary exhibits explore 19th-century life...