Let's face it, the items found in museums can be pretty cool. Things are old, beautiful, handcrafted, shiny and contain stories of the past. It's sometime hard not to wander through a space and wish you could have that amazing painting hanging on the wall in your own living room. With that idea in
Manitoba's north is home to countless hidden gems. A smaller population and wide open spaces mean that sometimes anything north of Lake Winnipeg flies under the radar. And while the drive may be a bit longer, trust us when we say, the extra tank of gas is well worth it. With its huge lakes (and
Summer in Manitoba is notoriously short, and while there's much to explore, why not take the road less travelled and set your sights on the pristine northern part of the province? Flin Flon, Manitoba is a MUST-SEE spot for adventurers of all kinds: families, couples, even groups of friends looking for outdoor adventure within reach of a city slicker's creature comforts. And, it's only 8 hours drive from Winnipeg - a reasonable distance for a long weekend adventure or summer getaway.
Let’s face it. Kids are exhausting. And sometimes no more so than when school is out, the splash park has been splashed, the playground has been played and the “I’m boreds” have joined the soundtrack of your day. When that happens, it’s time to shake things up and introduce everyone to a new
From vintage passenger planes to shiny propeller planes, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is the place to go for the plane lover in your life. Even if you're not a plane aficionado, you won't be able to help but marvel at the sheer size, scale and complexity of these winged machines. Of course, for the littlest ones among us, planes hold an entirely different level of magic, mystery and marvel--how do those things get into the sky anyway?--and the aviation museum is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with your family.
It’s a place where stories carry emotional weight, yet moving through it can leave you inspired. It’s where a light shines on the missteps from long ago, yet forces you to recognize some of its stories are straight from today’s news. That’s what I wrote after my first visit to the Canadian Museum
Nestled on five acres of land on the eastern edge of Portage la Prairie, the lovely Fort la Reine Museum is one of the coolest pioneer villages in all of Canada. Dedicated to preserving the heritage of the prairies as well as the history of Portage la Prairie, the museum has over 25 historic
We love free stuff in Manitoba. Like, really love it. Being thrifty is our thing. We’re good at it. So much so that we have plenty of free events and attractions to show for it. So put your wallet away, for here’s a nice big list of stuff you can do when you need a budget-friendly day out. Because
One of the most visually inspiring exhibitions at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) was created by artists who cannot see. Sight Unseen: International Photography by Blind Artists runs from February 20 to September 18. It will open visitors’ eyes to how blind artists “see” and capture
There is no mystery here: the Dalnavert Museum , the former home of a prominent Winnipeg family built in 1895, is a dramatic and striking restoration. Saved from a sure demise by the Manitoba Historical Society in 1969, the house and its