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Willistead Manor

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1899 Niagara St | Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 1K3, Canada
+1 519-253-2365
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Full of interest

We went to the Manor at Christmas time when it was all fitted out for the season. We even had... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
WF1756
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Melbourne, Australia
historical

A must see in Windsor. Beautifully decorated mansion specially in Christmas season, it's open for... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
marc d
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1899 Niagara St | Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 1K3, Canada
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+1 519-253-2365
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

We went to the Manor at Christmas time when it was all fitted out for the season. We even had Christmas carols played by bell ringers!. Every room was full of interest and the volunteers who manned every room and answered questions with knowledge and...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

A must see in Windsor. Beautifully decorated mansion specially in Christmas season, it's open for public with minimal fee. Amazing stories behind this mansion and family.

Thank marc d
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We end up never being able to take a tour of the inside but the outside is very grandiose and beautiful. It is a great location for a walk and is great dor dog walking!

Thank TaanJa94
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Home demonstrates the role booze played in windsor's history. Located in beautiful park that was once the surrounding property. worth the visit and in a beautiful neighborhood with lots of old and well maintained homes

Thank agac
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Hiram Walker made his fortune selling Canadian Club Whiskey into the US Midwest but he was a modest man who lived above the distillery. When he was gone his son Edward Chandler Walker began construction with noted Architect Albert Kahn. No expense was spared in...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

The first weekend of June rain or shine is the famous Art in the Park. It lasts all weekend with something for everyone. My friend bought an up and coming new artist's picture about 10 years ago for about $65.00. Now his paintings are commanding...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Our wedding was held in the Paul Martin gardens at Willistead manor. The willistead host Anne was wonderful and accomodating for guests and the bride and groom. It was an unforgettable site and fantastic for pictures.

Thank Lauren B
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is a nice historic home, but if you have visited The Edsel Ford Home or Meadowbrook in the Detroit area you may be disappointed. Unfortunately when Mrs Walker left the home in the early 20th Century she took all the furniture, art, some of...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

39th Annual Art in the Park on June 3rd and June 4th. The Rotary Club sponsors this awesome Art and Crafts Festival. Food, crafts, and art. $5.00 to get in but pre-sale sold online. Fun! Lots of outside seating!!

Thank Calitripgirl
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

You'll come across no manoir like this in Windsor in both architecture and influence. The city does a great job at curating and exploiting both the grounds and the facilities. Rent for functions, walk in the park and take in the historical importance it brings...More

Thank ChrisBiz1
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MalissaFram
October 19, 2017|
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Response from jfarlam | Reviewed this property |
You can call the wedding coordinator at Willistead directly. The price will depend on which rooms you need and the length. She is very helpful
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pidhirney5
April 1, 2017|
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Yes, it is.
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Giana M
March 10, 2017|
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Response from 829irene | Reviewed this property |
The Caterer for weddings is Thyme to-Go in which you would have to contact Julie Myers for that information. Her telephone number is: 519-254-3434
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