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Canadian Club Brand Center

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Address: 2072 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 4S5, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 519-973-9503
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11:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Learn about the birth of Canadian Club whisky and the history of Hiram...

Learn about the birth of Canadian Club whisky and the history of Hiram Walker. You will experience a guided tour through the original 1894 office building, a replica of a 16th Century Italian Renaissance Palace, highlighting the periods of the Prohibition Era. We’ll visit the Speakeasy and see where the gangster meetings took place, the boardroom that now features group of seven paintings, and the sampling room that outlines our key markets. The tour also includes a formal whisky tasting.

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Takes you back in time

Great tour, knowledgeable guide, takes you back to the prohibition days. Awesome architecture inside and out. And yes samples are included!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Paula S
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Maidstone, Canada
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Maidstone, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great tour, knowledgeable guide, takes you back to the prohibition days. Awesome architecture inside and out. And yes samples are included!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see when visiting Windsor (Walkerville area). Fascinating and amazing history and architecture. You can actually sit at Hiram Walker's desk.

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Thank NA N
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing grounds. Great history. Can't beat the collection of paintings by the group of 7. Go back in time to prohibition era and see how smuggling was done.

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Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordinary corporate tour and history. Setup ok for smaller gatherings. On expensive side for this type of establishment.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I seldom give a negative review because I know that people have different expectations. However, this tour was a disappointment. The guide was very knowledgeable and shared some interesting historical anecdotes. There were so many people in the group that it was impossible to view the artifacts in the rooms. We were only shown two rooms in the whole building.... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great historical tour, a lot of history about Walkerville and Windsor! Our tour guide was great, the tour lasts about 1 1/2 hours. You don't really get any info on the process/how they make it, but I guess that's a secret, right? :) You get to do a tasting at the end. Yes, it is straight, no... More 

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Thank Kayla N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

If you're at all interested in Windsor history, or you just like whiskey, this is a great place to go. The tour was great, the tour guide knowledgable, and the place is filled with history. Very neat to see the offices of the Walkers and the historic charm of the building. Whiskey tasting at the end was great, and it... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

After having so many people build up this tour, we went over the 2016 post Christmas holidays while visiting Windsor. It was obvious that the gal giving the tour did not have English as her first language, and while she made herself understood and did her best to answer questions a lot of her info didn't sync up. She also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Historic place and a great venue to host parties. Views are great and liquor is of great quality. Service is awesome. Recommended.

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Ottawa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This tour is terrible , kind of a lunch bag letdown, we followed a guide who spoke low it wasn't worth following her around. The tour consisted of visiting about 5 offices which all looked the same. Don't be fooled, there is no tour of the actual bottling operation. The whiskey tasting was fine . They really do need to... More 

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