Run your hands along the massive stone walls at Prince of Wales Fort near Churchill and imagine defending it from 18th-century fur-trade rivals.
Visit the Sam Waller museum in The Pas and learn about its fascinating founder, who was driven to collect oddities like costumed fleas and a taxidermied two-headed calf along with historical artifacts for his "Clutter-torium."
Have dinner at the Wigwam Restaurant in Riding Mountain National Park and admire the fine craftsmanship that went into its peeled log and fieldstone construction. The work carried out as part of a federal work relief program during the Depression enhances its status as a National Historic Site, along with the park's East Gate complex.
Significant national and provincial historic sites across Manitoba include convents and churches, early railroad stations graced with unique architectural features and the Inglis Elevators - preserved examples of the giant grain elevators that once dotted the Prairies.
Take a seat in a refurbished vaudeville theatre or do some shopping while you're at The Forks, a place of national significance that's been a meeting place for thousands of years.
Enter through Lower Fort Garry’s massive gates, where colourful characters from the past welcome you as they sweep you into their world. This is where
The Parks Canada Visitor Centre features exhibits about the human and natural history of the area. Staff provide information on Prince of Wales Fort National
Located approximately 100 km north of Brandon, Riding Mountain National Park is an island of wilderness surrounded by a sea of farmland, boasting 3000 km2 of
The Forks has been a place to meet, explore, and play for over 6,000 years. The site has been used continuously over time for transportation, trade and
The Manitoba Museum Museum Galleries: Set sail on a thrilling voyage of excitement and discovery at The Manitoba Museum. Only here can you travel
La Rivière The Archibald Historical Museum includes a furnished log house (1878) where Nellie McClung
The Beautiful Plains County Court Building, the second oldest public building in Manitoba, is commemorated by
Since 1899, Brandon University offers undergraduate degrees in arts, science, education, music, nursing and
Camp Hughes (PHS) served as a training camp from 1915-1916 during the First World War. More than 38,000
Camp Morton Provincial Park Several cairns depict the area's history. This area offers nature trails, flower
Cape Merry Battery features the remnants of a gun powder magazine from the fur trade era (1746).
Churchill The Polar Bear Capital of the World is the only human settlement where polar bears can be observed
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum contains historical aircraft and artifacts from the RCAF air
Cooks Creek Heritage Museum is situated in the oldest Galician settlement in western Canada. The seven
Darlingford A large boulder marks the overland route taken by Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de la
Designated Municipal Heritage Sites include the Chrest/Fraser Block (1890), 1031 Rosser Avenue and the
Designated Provincial Heritage Sites Numerous Brandon buildings have been designated as provincial heritage
The Emerson Court House and Town Hall, built in 1917-1918, is a splendid example of a small neo-classical
Exchange District National Historic Site Established at the turn-of-the-century, the Exchange District
Built in 1916, the Former Portage la Prairie Indian Residential School is the oldest existing example in
Baldur Nearby is the Frikirju (Free) Church built in 1910 for Icelandic Lutherans with special services
H.P. Tergesen & Sons Store is the oldest operating store in Manitoba, managed by the fourth generation
Hecla Provincial Park Lush forest, rugged shoreline, scenic beaches and bountiful wildlife blend within this
High BluffThe eastern Dakota (Sioux) of Minnesota traditionally built "cunkaske" - wooden palisades, piles of
Hillcrest Museum is a 1910 castle-like home housing local artifacts, over 5,000 butterfly and moth collection