5 museum gift shops that will make you feel like Santa in July

It may very well be a few months still until Christmas, but no one said you couldn’t be proactive by shopping for loved ones ahead – way ahead – especially if your loved ones prove challenging or picky. And let’s not forget those loved ones with random birthdays that just spring up out of no where – never mind the fact you had an entire year to think about it – and leave you scrambling to find a meaningful gift. For some of us, a museum gift shop might be the last place we think about for finding that perfect something for that special someone. We’d encourage you, however, to reconsider. Museums gift shops are quite full of surprises…pleasant ones too. Here are five Manitoba museum gift shops that will make your shopping and gift-giving experience a pleasant surprise.

4 Winnipeg museums you’ll want to make your home sweet home

Summer is the height of the real estate season, with new homes arriving on the market each day. So if you love visiting open houses, then we suggest visiting these four Winnipeg museums. While they are not for sale, they represent some of the city’s best preserved historic homes, complete with period features that will make you want to move right in. So take a look at these real estate listings to figure out which museum to visit first – the price of admission is way less than a down payment.

St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery–fun not creepy!

Cemeteries are creepy places. After all, they are filled with dead people. Once the sun goes down, there’s really no good or logical reason to be wandering these supernaturally mysterious grounds. In fact, there’s hardly any reason to be there even at high noon…unless it’s a play, and in the St.

Top 5 rides from the past

If you’re going to go back in time, you’re going to need a ride. The York boat is just one example of transportation from another era. Here’s our list of five more important modes of transport that moved Manitoba’s history along. 1. Nonsuch The Manitoba Museum 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg In 1668,

Top 10 Manitoba architectural icons

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has made a striking impact on Winnipeg’s skyline. Designed by Antoine Predock, this impressive building’s concept was inspired by Canadian landscapes and features imagery of tree roots and out-stretched wings. Simply put, the museum is an unparalleled