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Willistead Manor

1899 Niagara St | Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 1K3, Canada
+1 519-253-2365
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A must see in Windsor. Beautifully decorated mansion specially in Christmas season, it's open for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marc d
Vast and open but wish I could go in

We end up never being able to take a tour of the inside but the outside is very grandiose and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
TaanJa94
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Windsor, Canada
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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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 5 September 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
Reviewed 20 August 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
Reviewed 18 August 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

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 19 July 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

Thank beverleyb229
Reviewed 18 July 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
Reviewed 21 June 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

Thank lafguy60
Reviewed 4 June 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
Reviewed 2 June 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
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Part of the Rum Runner's Tour now includes a visit to the Willistead Manor. We have dined here before but never had a tour of the entire manor. There is so much history that we didn't know about and loved finding the "secret doors" throughout...More

Thank Shirley H
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MalissaFram
19 October 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
2 April 2017|
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Response from 829irene | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is.
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Giana M
10 March 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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