Manitoba Agricultural Museum
The Manitoba Agricultural Museum is dedicated to collecting vintage farm machinery and buildings from 1900 and beyond. Located on 320 acres near Austin, Manitoba, to date we have amassed over 500 pieces of machinery; and Homesteaders’ Village, consisting of more than 20 buildings complete with artifacts. This is Canada’s largest collection of vintage agricultural equipment. The facilities include camping and picnic grounds and a souvenir shop.
Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada
Learn, play, and be inspired by immersize exhibits and an on-site collection of 25 aircraft, including six suspended from the ceiling. Climb aboard a 1960s-era passenger plane, see a full-scale replica of a top-secret Canadian project, and discover a range of one-of-a-kind bush planes and military aircraft, including a CF-104 Starfighter.
Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum
Housed within the original Grey Nuns’ Convent, Le Musée is without a doubt unique! It proudly holds and manages a large and growing collection of regionally and nationally significant artifacts relating to topics such as the fur-trade and early French-Canadian settlers of Manitoba, the Grey Nuns, the Métis people and Louis Riel, founding father of Manitoba.
New Iceland Heritage Museum
The New Iceland Heritage Museum provides a gateway to understanding the unique history of New Iceland in Canada. Our 1st location is in the Beautiful Waterfront centre, and tells the story of how the Icelanders came to Canada and documents the settlement of New Iceland. We also house the largest collection in the world, of rocks that came from Iceland. Our second location is the Lake Winnipeg Visitors Centre which tells the story of fishing on Lake Winnipeg. Along with our permanent exhibit we also host travelling exhibits throughout the year. Our museum is open 7 days/week all year long.
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre houses the nation’s largest collection of marine reptile fossils and the largest mosasaur on public display in the world. At more than 13 metres (43 feet) Bruce is a Guinness Record holder longer than a school bus. At more than 80 million years old the fossils on display at the CFDC are a unique Canadian.
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is Canada’s only museum dedicated solely to those who served for the British Commonwealth during WWII (1939-1945). Travel back to the 1940’s as you wander through a WWII vintage hangar serving as a display area for aircraft, vehicles and hundreds of artifacts and photographs from that era. The museum is a national historic site and a major commemoration of Canada’s contribution in this wartime effort. Also on the museum grounds is the RCAF WWII Monument, paying tribute to over 19,000 of the fallen.
Mennonite Heritage Village
The Mennonite Heritage Village exists to preserve and exhibit the history and experience of pioneer Mennonites, particularly Russian Mennonites who migrated to North America. Their story is told through exhibits, artifacts and display panels in a permanent gallery, and by an outdoor pioneer village of century old original and replica buildings.