Historic Building in Windsor

Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site

About 100km northeast of Windsor, before Chatham, is Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site. Uncle Tom was the fictional protagonist and namesake of the book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852, based on real-life her…
Distillery in Windsor

Canadian Club Brands Centre

Canadian Club has been sluicing here (formerly known as the Walkerville Distillery) since 1858. Tours (1½ hours at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm) explore the history of the ornate Italianate building and the distilling pro…
Museum in Windsor

Walls Underground Railroad Museum

Some 20km east of Windsor, the 1846 log cabin built by John Freeman Walls, a fugitive slave from North Carolina, is the focal point of this site, which functioned as a safe terminal for others searching for freedom.…
Gallery in Windsor

Art Gallery of Windsor

The jaunty glass-and-concrete prow of the AGW has an awesome permanent collection focused on contemporary Canadian sculpture and painting. A free tour (2pm Wednesday and Sunday) is included with admission.
Gardens in Windsor

Dieppe Gardens

These beautiful gardens, on land once used by Detroit–Windsor ferries before the 1929 bridge and 1930 tunnel put them out of business, offer the best views of the smoke-and-mirrors Detroit skyline.