Museums in WINNIPEG with kids

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

When it comes to museums in Winnipeg, Manitoba, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this Manitoba city 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 Winnipeg…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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Winnipeg Police Museum

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    (1 miles) 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 ...

  • Ross House Museum

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    (1 miles) 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.

  • Winnipeg Railway Museum

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    (1 miles) 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 Winnipeg Railway Museum

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    (1 miles) 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 ...

  • Manitoba Childrens Museum

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    (1 miles) 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.

  • Dalnavert Museum

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    (1 miles) 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.

  • The Naval Museum of Manitoba

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    (1 miles) 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.

  • St. Boniface Museum

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    (1 miles) 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 ...

  • Western Canada Aviation Museum

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    (4 miles) 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 ...

  • Transcona Historical Museum

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    (6 miles) 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 ...

  • Mermaids Kiss Gallery

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    (51 miles) 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 ...

  • Fort la Reine Museum

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    (52 miles) 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 ...

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  • Red River Exhibition

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    (7 miles) 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. ...

  • Tinkertown Family Fun Park

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    (8 miles) 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 ...

  • Thunder Rapids Fun Park

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    (12 miles) 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 ...

  • Fun Mountain Water Slide Park

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    (6 miles) 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 ...

  • Lilac Resort

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    (27 miles) 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 ...

  • Assiniboine Park Zoo

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    (5 miles) 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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    (30 miles) 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!

  • Rail Travel Tours

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    (1 miles) 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 ...

  • Self Guided Group Evening Paddle

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    (2 miles) Winnipeg

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

  • Kid CIty

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    (3 miles) Winnipeg

    Action packed multi level play frame, toddler play section with loads of their own features, ride ons, bouncers and children's library. Plus new laser maze!

  • My Gym Winnipeg

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    (4 miles) Winnipeg

    Programs and classes specifically designed for kids aged 6 weeks to 13 years to help develop them physically, cognitively and emotionally. And it's fun!

  • My Gym St. Vital

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    (5 miles) Winnipeg

    Keeping kids healthy and active with My Gym, for kids from 6 months to 13 years to help them develop physically, cognitively and emotionally with fun classes in gymnastics, dance and music!

  • Frontiers North Adventures

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    (3 miles) Winnipeg

    Frontiers North provides authentic adventures in Canada's north including programs geared for groups with interests in experiential travel, photography, culture and adventure.

  • The Tundra Buggy adventure

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    (3 miles) Winnipeg

    The Buggy meanders over a system of established trails, stopping at leisure to enjoy the scenery, search for wildlife, and take photos.

  • Northern Soul Wilderness Adventures

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    (4 miles) Winnipeg

    Eco-tourism adventure company offering guided and self guided canoe trips of Canada's wilderness rivers. Including Manitoba's Hayes River, Bloodvein River, Manigotagan River also provides expedition ...

  • Assiniboine Park

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    (5 miles) Winnipeg

    365 days a year, Assiniboine Park is your place to enjoy the outdoors and gather with family and friends.

  • FortWhyte Alive

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    (7 miles) Winnipeg

    FortWhyte Alive is dedicated to providing programming, natural settings and facilities for environmental education, sustainable living and conservation.

  • A Maze In Corn

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    (16 miles) St Adolphe

    A Maze in Corn is Manitoba's ORIGINAL CORN MAZE! Located just 10 minutes south of Winnipeg near St. Adolphe. It is Manitoba's leading corn maze. Every year we design a new maze with a unique theme.

  • Red River Outfitters

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    (17 miles) Lorette

    Powered by your own paddle strokes you will encounter the history wilderness of Canada and it can only be seen from canoe. Enjoy the rugged character of the land in comfort and safety.