Museums in Manitoba with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Manitoba, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in Manitoba offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick!  Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Manitoba…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • The Manitoba Museum

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    Winnipeg

    With four temporary exhibitions, two fantastic new permanent exhibits, Planetarium laser shows and improved programming in our galleries, there has never been so many great reasons to visit The ...

  • Fort la Reine Museum

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    Portage la Prairie

    The Fort la Reine Museum is located on the east edge of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. The museum is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Canadian Prairies generally and more specifically the ...

  • Western Canada Aviation Museum

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    Winnipeg

    The Western Canada Aviation Museum offers a unique mix of history and science. Enter through 'Gate 1' - the original Trans Canada Airlines (now Air Canada) passenger terminal - step back in time and ...

  • Winnipeg Railway Museum

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    Winnipeg

    The only museum in Winnipeg dedicated to the preservation of Manitoba's rail heritage. See where it all began. View the first steam locomotive on the Canadian Prairies, The Countess of Dufferin. ...

  • The Sam Weller Museum

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    The Pas

    Enter and experience the rich and diverse history of The Pas and marvel at the strange and eclectic curiosities collected by our founder, Mr. Sam Waller.

  • Moncur Gallery

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    Boissevain

    Moncur Gallery displays a collection of pre-European contact native artifacts, most collected by inspired amateur archaeologist William Moncur.

  • Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame

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    Brandon

    The Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame is a collection of plaques containing the information on the people who have been inducted to the Hall of Fame by meeting the objective of bettering ...

  • Mermaids Kiss Gallery

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    Gimli

    Here in our gallery you will find expressive, original fine art and craft in all mediums. It gives us great pleasure in helping you find that special piece you love, that can make a statement in your ...

  • The Naval Museum of Manitoba

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    Winnipeg

    The Naval Museum captures a moment in history, remembering the lifestyle, sense of duty and patriotism of Canadian sailors during times of peace and war.

  • Ross House Museum

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    Winnipeg

    Ross House Museum provides a glimpse into the operation of the early postal service in Western Canada, as well as 1850s homestead life in general, and the lives of the Ross family in particular.

  • The Fire Fighters Museum

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    Winnipeg

    Museum offers an extensive collection of vintage fire apparatus, artifacts, pictures and information about the history of fire fighting in the city of Winnipeg and it's suburbs. Dedicated to the ...

  • St. Boniface Museum

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    Saint-Boniface

    Come join in the fun at the Saint-Boniface Museum! Take part in activities from the good old days including Butter Making, Quill Pen Writing, Laundry Day, Embroidery, Historic Sports and Voyageur ...

  • Transcona Historical Museum

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    Winnipeg

    Our mission is to maintain and promote the history, stories and community spirit of Transcona. We accomplish this through special events; school programming; assisting researchers; public programming ...

  • Winnipeg Police Museum

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    Winnipeg

    The museum continues to add to its collection and grow in size. It welcomes visitors to the Winnipeg Police Academy where it is open daily and also provides conducted group tours during the day or ...

  • Manitoba Childrens Museum

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    Winnipeg

    The Manitoba Children’s Museum exists to spark kids’ creative learning. For over two decades, we have been the place for families to play, laugh, learn and grow.

  • The Winnipeg Railway Museum

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    Winnipeg

    See where it all began. View the first steam locomotive on the Canadian Prairies, The Countess of Dufferin. Continue on and view an early-generation diesel locomotive just like the ones still used ...

  • Eskimo Museum

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    Churchill

    - Specializes in Inuit sculpture (approximately 1,000 pieces from 1930 to the present) - Some archaeological prehistoric artifacts, historic artifacts (late 18th century) and natural history ...

  • Manitoba Planetarium

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    Winnipeg

    The Planetarium is a domed multimedia theatre designed to recreate the magic of the night sky. Visitors to the Planetarium become intrepid astronomical explorers as they embark on a voyage of ...

  • The Costume Museum

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    Winnipeg

    The Costume Museum is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is home to 35,000 artifacts that relate to fashion and dress from the past 3 hundred years.

  • Dalnavert Museum

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    Winnipeg

    Explore all things Victorian in this 1895 home of Sir Hugh John Macdonald. Learn about Winnipeg's life in the Victorian era with artifacts and guided tours.

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  • Tinkertown Family Fun Park

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    Winnipeg

    This is TINKERTOWN, an outdoor amusement park with over 20 rides and attractions - the place for fun in the summer! Our friendly youthful staff makes you feel welcome. Cool off with Water Wars, or ...

  • Red River Exhibition

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    Winnipeg

    The EX is the largest annual fair in Manitoba.See website for dates. Come visit the agriculture areas ,take in a concert by or stop by The Pet Centre and learn about all kinds of great animals. ...

  • Thunder Rapids Fun Park

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    Winnipeg

    Thunder Rapids Fun Park is a great place for family outings, staff appreciation days, youth group and fundraising events, birthday parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, wedding parties, or just ...

  • Lilac Resort

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    Ste. Anne

    amaica, Fiji, Hawaii, Mexico, the Caymans... Whatever your idea of paradise, allow the Lilac Resort to take you back there. We'll do it all without passports or the hassles of air travel. Soak up the ...

  • Fun Mountain Water Slide Park

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    Winnipeg

    Fun Mountain is the place for a fun family get-a-way, or to simply just splash the hours away. Take a break from sliding and try our tropical theme 18 hole Mini Golf course. Grab a friend and take a ...

  • Deer Meadow farms

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    Springfield

    Deer Meadow Farms is Manitoba's newest CORN MAZE & HOBBY FARM.

  • Assiniboine Park Zoo

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    Winnipeg

    Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park Zoo is one of Canada's best, a collection of 1250 animals belonging to 300 species, many now threatened with extinction. Special emphasis is given to creatures of the ...

  • Churchill Wild

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    Kleefeld

    Polar Bear Tours - Churchill Wild - All inclusive fly-in eco lodges on the Hudson Bay coast. Walk with polar bears. Swim with whales. Taste the wild!

  • Thomson Zoo

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    Thompson

    This small zoo houses native northern species, domestic farm animals and a wide variety of birds and waterfowl. It provides an educational and recreational experience for children and adults of the ...

  • Churchill Nature Tours

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    Erickson

    Exploring new landscapes, observing new wildlife, and experiencing new ecosystems . . . it's an exciting way for you to spend a vacation . . . and it's our specialty.Our tours are designed to offer ...

  • Great White Bear Tours

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    Churchill

    Come and join us for your ultimate Polar bear viewing experience.Travel with our guides in the most luxurious custom build Polar Rovers, where you will see arctic wildlife including arctic fox, ...

  • Nature 1st

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    Churchill

    Walking is the best way to become part of the ecosystem, and wildlife is where we find it. On our ecotours, there is a possibility to observe: Arctic Hare,Arctic Fox, Red Fox and other color phases, ...

  • Rail Travel Tours

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    Winnipeg

    Others may sell you a seat; we give you an experience!The Arctic is easily accessible to you on this travel package including roundtrip rail travel from Winnipeg to Churchill Manitoba on VIAs HUDSON ...

  • Paddlewheel River Boats

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    Winnipeg

    Mainstays of River City tourism, these two boats offer a variety of daily sightseeing tours, dance cruises and charters. Start from the Forks Market, where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, and ...

  • Self Guided Group Evening Paddle

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    Winnipeg

    Get out into nature where the whole family can enjoy an enjoyable canoe ride - a beautiful way to see the stunning Winnipeg wilderness.