- TripBuzz found 102 things to do with kids in or near Amherstburg, Canada, including 95 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Detroit, Westland, Dearborn and Canton.
- From North American Black Historical Museum to Park House Museum, the Amherstburg area offers 91 different types of family activities, including: Historic Sites, Coffee Shops, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- Established as a British military fort in 1796, Amherstburg is 20 minutes from Detroit, MI, and used to be a destination point in the Underground Railroad. Amherstburg is trading hub for regional agriculture and is home to the Amherstburg Farmer's Market. The city has several annual festivals, including a heritage festival, Art by the River, and Canada Day Celebrations.
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277 King St, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Located in Amherstburg, the North American Black Historical Museum showcases unique exhibits related to Black History, slavery and freedom. Next to the museum, visit the historic Taylor Log Cabin and the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The Park House Museum caters to school groups, seniors and the general public. Learn about the history of Amherstburg during the Victorian era in the 1850's through live story telling, hands-on demonstrations and exhibits.
The Holiday Beach Conservation Area is located along Lake Erie. Enjoy the sandy beach, nature trails, bird migration viewing, fishing, hunting, boating, playground, picnic areas, boardwalk, observation tower, seasonal camping and laundry/washroom facilities.
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144 Boblo Island Blvrd, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Captain Bob's Island Icecream & Coffee Cabin is located on Boblo Island. Established by a young 19-year old entrepreneur, the ice-cream and coffee cabin features 12 different icecreams and a variety of coffees and espressos.
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Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Situated along the Detroit River and Boblo Island, the Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site was once a royal naval dockyard. The park includes historic features and monuments, landscaped gardens and public art.
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100 Laird Avenue, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
The Fort Malden National Historic Site features artifact collections from the War of 1812 and Rebellion of 1837-38. Families enjoy live soldier demonstrations and reenactments, tours, displays as well as seasonal events and festivals.
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Bois Blanc Island, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Designated a historical site, the Bois Blanc Island Light House & Blockhouse is located in Amherstburg along the Detroit River. Learn about the history of the island and the importance it played during the defense of Fort Malden in 1837-38.
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15651 Trenton Road, Southgate, MI 48195 MoreLess Info
MJR Southgate Digital Cinema 20 houses over 10 theaters with reclining seats, 6 ticket counters, a concession stand and an alcohol bar. Discounted movie tickets are available for early showtimes, seniors, students, and young children.
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12671 Dix Toledo Road, Southgate, MI 48195 MoreLess Info
The Southgate Community Players are a theater group made up of local theater enthusiasts. The group performs a number of shows and productions throughout the year, ranging from famous plays to locally directed productions.