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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Win a Family Getaway Weekend!

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Fanshawe 1812: The Invasion of Upper Canada

Dispatch received from the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment, Grenadier Company: “Citizens…His Majesty’s crown forces will make an aggressive attempt to reclaim the territories of Western Upper Canada. It is our intention to garrison our forces at the Village of Fanshawe and choose this ground to halt the advance of the American forces. Beware of spies in your midst.” Which side will you support? Experience the life and battles of a soldier in 1812 at this premier regional event.

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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

The Emigrant’s Trunk

Historic accounts of early pioneers often reference an “emigrant’s trunk” – the physical container holding all the essentials for a long ocean voyage, the trade or agricultural tools needed for new settlement, and, that one special object that just could not be left behind. Using the theme of a settler’s trunk, this collaborative exhibit features the special objects brought to London by recent immigrants along with the stories the objects tell about a home left behind.

This exhibit is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Admission is by donation.

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Time Travelers Summer Day Camp

Week 1 – (9-12 yrs.) July 14 – 18, 2014
Week 2 – (6-8 yrs.) July 21 - 25, 2014
Week 3 – (9-12 yrs.) August 11 - 15, 2014
Week 4 – (6-8 yrs.) August 18- 22, 2014

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Fanshawe Frolic presents…

The whole Village is coming to the Ball!

Join us as we host our annual Fanshawe Frolic dance weekend on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3.  This year’s special theme is “Changing Times”, focusing on the dances and music from 1900 to 1914…the period immediately after the Victorian era and leading up to World War I.

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Visit Fanshawe Pioneer Village this summer! Open Tuesday to Sunday and Holiday Mondays. Pioneer Village Cafe is open Tuesday to Sunday and Holiday Mondays for July and August.

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