The best way to get a feel for prairie history? Walk a day in the shoes of a pioneer. The Pembina Threshermen's Museum is dedicated to preserving the local heritage and history of Winkler, Morden and surrounding areas - and it's totally immersive.
After two weeks of fierce competition, we've made it to the final round at last. Let's take a closer look at our championship round Must-see-ums... Snow Lake Mining Museum Located in the small northern town of Snow Lake, this Manitoba Star Attraction speaks to the history of one of the major
Nestled into a quiet library in the town of St-Georges is one of Manitoba’s best kept secrets. You don’t have to be religious to appreciate the collection of crèches, or nativity scenes, that this little town holds near and dear to its heart. See it for yourself: the collection of over 150 nativity
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, also known a ‘The Plan’. The site was chosen as the host nation for air crews from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
On a fateful Saturday in the early summer of 1983, the little town of Gimli, Manitoba made big headlines as an Air Canada pilot pulled off one of the greatest emergency landings in aviation history. The Gimli Glider is surely one of Manitoba’s (and the world’s) most unique aviation stories – with a
The Sam Waller Museum would make an excellent setting for an iSpy book. The founder, Sam Waller, coined himself a Pack Rat and called the museum a “Clutter-torium” – a nickname that was certainly no exaggeration. Over the span of his lifetime, Sam Waller accumulated a mass array of unusual oddities
“The way of the pioneer is always rough.” The Russian Mennonites who arrived in Manitoba in the late 1800s would most likely agree with that statement. They embarked on a long, hard journey all the way to Canada with the hopes of finding good
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
While Thompson may be a relatively young city, having been established as a mining community in 1957, people and animals have been living off the land of the boreal forest for thousands of years. What does it take to thrive in the north? Take a walk through the Heritage North Museum and discover how
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