Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Site: Amherstburg - King St

Service: Museum and Cultural Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-736-5433
Toll Free Phone 1-800-713-6336
Fax 1-866-622-4672
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Primary Contact Mary-Katherine Whelan, Curator and Administrator
Alternate Contact Lorene Bridgen-Lennie, Assistant Curator
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Historical Black Museum  
* features the Canadian historic site of the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church and Taylor Log Cabin  
* established to preserve Black Heritage from African origins to present day development  
* focus on the Underground Railroad Movement, Canadian Black settlement and the accomplishments and constitutions of the peoples of African origins  
* museum collects, preserves, interprets, researches and exhibits a collection of objects and specimens of historical and cultural value  
* rental of the cultural centre available for special events or gatherings  
* Speakers/research available by appointment
Hours Tue-Fri 12 noon-5 pm * Sat, Sun 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Persons interested in Black history
Application No application process required to visit the Museum
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Admission
Agency Information
Established 1975
Primary Executive Monty Logan, President of the Board of Directors
Alternate Executive Gary Jean, Treasurer
Funding Donations ; Fees - Through Membership ; Sale of Goods - Hall rentals, Admission, and Special Events
Elections Annual meeting and election of officers in May
Site Information
Located In Community Amherstburg
Address & Map
277 King St
Amherstburg, ON N9V 2C7
View MapQuest Map
Intersection King St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Entrance, Elevator to second floor and Washroom

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