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    Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

    Category: Historic Sites; Parks Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site is located just 50 km (30 miles) north of Winnipeg, on Hwy 9. Instead of reading dusty old plaques and your brochure, step back in time to the 19th century fur trade at the oldest stone fur trading post still intact in North America. Costumed […]

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    The Forks National Historic Site

    Type: Historic Sites Activities: Shopping, Dining Traveller Description: Slip on your mittens, put on your skates and join in the fun on the longest naturally-frozen skating trail in the world! With an approximate length… more » Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children

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    Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

    Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas Activities: Canoeing, Birdwatching Owner description: Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is an award-winning nature interpretation centre located on the edge of the Oak Hammock Marsh. The interpretive centre offers a multitude of fun and interactive exhibits as well as a 120-seat multimedia theatre, a gift shop as well as a delicious […]

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    Folklorama

    Folklorama began in 1970 as a one time multicultural event to celebrate Manitoba’s Centennial. It was so successful it has returned every year since. In 1970, the Folklorama festival was only 7 days long with 21 pavilions participating. Since then, the festival has grown to two full weeks with 20-plus pavilions open in week 1 […]

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    Fort Gibraltar

    History in the Making Combining the elegance of a history setting with modern comfort and features, Fort Gibraltar is the ideal venue to become the New Frontier for your next event. Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg, we offer a unique venue for weddings, receptions, corporate meetings, private functions, conferences and group tours. Indoor and outdoor events […]

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    Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre

    About us Welcome to first web-portal of all Ukrainians in Winnipeg. Ukrainian diaspora in Canada has always been one of the biggest and most active, Manitoba has always been the heart of the Diaspora. Since first Ukrainians arrived here at the end of 19th century, Canada, Manitoba and immigrants have changed; the heart of the […]

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    Corydon District

    Corydon Avenue Corydon Avenue is Winnipeg’s place to be seen. It is the spot to be during summer evenings as crowds of people gather to dine al fresco and savour some of the best food and gelati in the city. Once known as Winnipeg’s “Little Italy,” Corydon Avenue now features a wide array of cuisine―there […]

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    La Maison Gabrielle-Roy

    Gabrielle Roy (1909–1983) Gabrielle Roy was born on March 22, 1909 in St. Boniface, Manitoba. With deep auburn hair, and eyes of sea-green, her strong features became more pronounced with age, which gave her a stately and elegant quality. Gabrielle was the youngest of eleven children born to Léon and Mélina Roy. Only eight of her […]

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    Sir Hugh John Macdonald House Dalnavert

    The Dalnavert Museum is a designated National Historic Site of Canada whose mission is to foster an appreciation and an understanding of the late Victorian era in Winnipeg through the preservation, exhibition and interpretation of the building and the museum’s collection. Dalnavert is one of Winnipeg’s finest examples of Queen Anne Revival architecture. It is […]

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    Riel House National Historic Site

    As its name implies, this national historic site of Canada has close ties with Métis leader and a founder of Manitoba, Louis Riel. Occupying river lot 51 along the Red River, Riel House National Historic Site was the home of the Riel family. Descendants of this family continued to live in the home until 1969. […]