Top things to do

Museum in Amherstburg

Amherstburg Freedom Museum

The main exhibition building documents the people escaping slavery in the US, and the black heritage of the region. The highlight here is the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church, a National Historic Site, whic…
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, later, t…
Wine in Amherstburg

Shores of Erie

Wine and entertainment are the name of the game in this late summer/early fall festival. Book accommodations well in advance. Festivals have been canceled in the past, so check the website.
Canadian in Amherstburg

Artisan Grill

It's nice to know that a small town like Amherstburg has decent casual fine dining, as found here in the Artisan Grill: wraps, sandwiches, salads and steaks – even lobster – make the cut.
Museum in Amherstburg

Park House Museum

The oldest house in town, and the only one not from town. It was built on the other side of the river, ferried across in 1799, and is now furnished in 1850s style.
Pub Food in Amherstburg

Lord Amherst Public House

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