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Canadian Club Brand Center

2072 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 4S5, Canada
+1 519-973-9503
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Blessed to live in Windsor Ontario

The C.C. brand center is a fantastic place and over looked by so many people. It is a great spot to... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
knights2remember
Great place for hosting events, both corporate and personal

I've had a few experiences here. a few corporate 'offsite' events and a birthday party for... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
southerncanuck
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Windsor, Canada
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Learn about the birth of Canadian Club whisky and the history of Hiram Walker. You will experience a guided tour through the original 1894 office building, a replica of a 16th Century Italian Renaissance Palace, highlighting the periods of the Prohibition Era. We’ll visit the Speakeasy and see where the gangster meetings took place, the boardroom that now features group of seven paintings, and the sampling room that outlines our key markets. The tour also includes a formal whisky tasting.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“al capone” (31 reviews)
“tour guide” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2072 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 4S5, Canada
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+1 519-973-9503
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"al capone"
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"tour guide"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 19 reviews
"hiram walker"
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"great tour"
in 22 reviews
"whiskey tasting at the end"
in 6 reviews
"distilling process"
in 4 reviews
"basement room"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop"
in 10 reviews
"lots of history"
in 7 reviews
"rye whiskey"
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"interesting stories"
in 3 reviews
"prohibition era"
in 7 reviews
"visit windsor"
in 6 reviews
"history lesson"
in 4 reviews
"detroit area"
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"detroit river"
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The C.C. brand center is a fantastic place and over looked by so many people. It is a great spot to bring friends and guests from out of town. It truly is a heritage site to be proud of

2  Thank knights2remember
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I've had a few experiences here. a few corporate 'offsite' events and a birthday party for friends. The facilities are pretty decent - a good size room with breathtaking views of the Detroit River through the full glass on the river side of the room....More

1  Thank southerncanuck
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had such a great tour of the old Hiram Walker house. He was a very interesting man and so inovative. It's too bad the tours and tastings are no longer available. What a wonderful part of our history to lose...

1  Thank CatherineMcLe
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the brand center, and we were told by the guard that the center is now venue for wedding. The edifice is outstanding from the outside. Sad that the interior is closed to the general public.

1  Thank Ovidtraum
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Loved doing this tour and learning all about the history of it. Great job and well priced. The tour guide was very informative and actuslly pretty witty. This was not a full tour.

Thank zuspeitash
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The tours/tastings here are no longer available. A shame really as a big part of a brand is it's history and the history of "Candian Club" now will be locked away for ever? We were lucky enough to speak to a chap who has worked...More

1  Thank Distant-travla
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to this tour but arrived to find it had closed. Walked to Walkerville brewery and sampled some really great beers. easy to get to by Riverwalk.

Thank Kristy I
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The tour was a great way to explore and learn about the history of Canadian Club as well as its founder Hirem Walker and his family. The tour guides were knowledgable and friendly and the sample at the end of the tour was a nice...More

Thank Tyler M
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went there with friends of ours about 1-2 years ago. The tour was excellent. You learn a lot about the history including Al Capone. At the end of the tour you get a sample.

1  Thank 1950Franko
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The tour of Hiram Walkers is a great piece of our heritage. I found it most interesting. Doesn't take long but to learn how it all came about was informative.

2  Thank Shelley G
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Areata C
2 September 2017|
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Response from 8_is_enough_in_MICH | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately a few months ago they stopped the tours and closed the building. Locals are holding out hope that someone comes through and saves this beautiful building and piece of history.
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zippd
14 June 2017|
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Response from 8_is_enough_in_MICH | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they ended their tours the end of April. We are holding out hope that they find a way to reopen for tours. It will be a shame if they do not reopen. It is a beautiful facility full of history!
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Judith G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Tish_Harcus | Property representative |
Hello, on Fridays and Saturdays, until the end of March, our 5pm tours are shortened by not going to the second floor of the building (Art gallery). The tour includes a visit to all the historic rooms, the CC SPEAK EASY... More
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