Take The Mobile Tour!

Experience the Virtual Village like never before on our mobile tour. Listen to audio, watch video clips, and learn the the layout of the town!

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1812: Perspectives from Southwestern Ontario on display at Fanshawe Pioneer Village

See our new 1812: Perspectives from Southwestern Ontario Exhibit in the Trillium Community Gallery of the Spriet Family Visitor Centre! Open Tuesday through Friday, February 18 to April 25 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Help Fanshawe Pioneer Village rebuild the historical Storefronts!

Fanshawe Pioneer Village is currently fundraising to recreate the Historical Store Fronts. The Store Fronts will present a turn of the century tinsmith, millinery and shoemaker-harness repair shop. Make a donation today!

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Weddings at Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Step into your future with a step back in time! Celebrate a picture perfect wedding at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Whether you choose an 1880s church, or a 1920s Gazebo, your wedding will be as distinctive as it is memorable.

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Education at Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Fanshawe Pioneer Village offers your students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in interactive historical experiences. Morning sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. and afternoon sessions begin at 12:30 p.m. 

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Public Programming!

Spend a day in the 19th century at Fanshawe Pioneer Village.  The past comes alive through daily demonstrations by costumed interpreters.  Visit Denfield General Store for handcrafted gifts and the Pioneer Village café for homemade lunch featuring local produce.

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Upcoming Events

1812: Perspectives from Southwestern Ontario


This new exhibition explores the impact of the War of 1812 on Southwestern Ontario from multiple perspectives. 1812: Perspectives from Southwestern Ontario features original artifacts, replica uniforms, the Western Corridor War of 1812  Bicentennial Alliance’s “The Legacy Along the Grand River” display, the Native Women’s “Trail of Tears” Barn Quilt, and the Longwoods Quilt: “Honouring Women” of the War of 1812.

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SmartPhone Tour Launch

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 12:45 pm

Launch of the new Smartphone tour of Fanshawe Pioneer Village developed in partnership with Digital Echidna and the Museum and Technology Program of the Province of Ontario.  28 new videos, historic and current photographs and audio tours in English, French and Spanish provide visitors with content at your fingertips while you explore the beauty of Fanshawe Pioneer Village in the wintertime.

NEW:  Winter hours for Fanshawe Pioneer Village; Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm


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Clean –Up Day at the Village

Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 to 4:00

Bring your favourite rake and broom and help volunteers open Fanshawe Pioneer Village for the 55th season. Stay for a thank you BBQ at 4:00 pm.

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Fanshawe Pioneer Village opens for the 55th season in 2014! In celebration, the Village will be opening for new winter hours commencing Tuesday, Febraury 18. See our new 1812: Perspectives from Southwestern Ontario exhibit in the Trillium Community Gallery of the Spriet Family Visitor Centre and try our new Smartphone tour of the Historic Village.

Winter Hours of Operation: Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2014 Events

2014 Education Brochure

Learn more about the programs offered at Fanshawe Pioneer Village with our 2014 Education Brochure!