Amherstburg Freedom Museum


Come Visit Today!

Since its founding in 1975, the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been an exciting place to explore Black history. Plan to visit soon to discover the past, consider your own place in history and contribute to our future.

The Amherstburg Freedom Museum has re-opened for visitors. Visits/Tours of the museum are preferred to be pre-booked, and we will resume our regular operating hours with our COVID-19 safety protocols in place.


Pre-Booked Visits/Tours Are Preferred

For more information or to book a Visit/Tour please call the museum at 519-736-5433 should you require further assistance. Thank you for your cooperation.


Ask about group rates!

Please contact the museum at 1-800-713-6336 for group rate discounts (10 or more people) and educational program offerings both virtual and in-person.

Directions to the Museum

Toronto, London, Chatham (via Highway 401 Eastbound):

Highway 401 ends and becomes Highway #3, turn left (south) on Howard Avenue, turn right (west on County Road #10, left (south) on County Road #20 and follow into Amherstburg

Detroit via Ambassador Bridge ( 25 minutes):

Exit the bridge, stay straight to take Huron Church Rd. (Highway #3) to E.C. Row Expressway West exit, Expressway becomes Ojibway Parkway (south) and then County Rd. #20. Follow this through the town of LaSalle and continue further south into Amherstburg.

Detroit via the Tunnel (25 minutes):

Exit the tunnel, turn right (east) on Park Street, left (north) on Goyeau St., left (west) on to Riverside Drive, stay on Riverside Drive. It will become Sandwich Street and then Ojibway Parkway South. At E.C. Row Expressway, veer right to continue on Ojibway Parkway South, it will become County Road #20. Follow through the town of Lasalle along the waterfront and into Amherstburg.