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Canada Travel Guide - Nova Scotia
Canada Travel Guide - Nova Scotia

Shand House Museum

Built in 1891, this late Victorian home features woodwork and some marvelously crafted furniture from the Windsor Furniture Factory. View the display of Clifford Shand's medals and memorabilia from the early days of the sport of bicycling. Enjoy the panor

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(Museum)
When the Shand family built this ornate late-Victorian house in 1890-91, it was the latest thing. It had central heating, closets, electric lighting and even indoor plumbing. Climb the tower steps to get a panoramic view of the river where large vessels lay alongside the wharves, when Windsor was a major shipping and manufacturing town. Most of the things acquired and used by the Shand family since the house was built are still there. Among them are the furnishings chosen by Henrie Shand as a young bride, the carriage for her children, Errol and Gwendolyn, and the trophies won by Clifford for racing on his high-wheeled bicycle.
 

 
How to Contact
Shand House Museum
389 Avon Street
Windsor, B0N 2T0
Ph: (902) 798-8213
Fax: (902) 798-5619
Web: website
Email: send email
 

 
Opening Hours
June 1-Oct. 15
Mon-Sat, 9:30 am -5:30 pm
Sun, 1-5:30 pm