Things to do in Manitoba with kids
Manitoba is FILLED with epic wilderness adventures, vibrant cities, fascinating history and of course – it’s most famous inhabitants – the polar bears (Companies such as Tundra Buggy Adventure or Great White Bear Tours are your answer!)
Did you know that Manitoba is incredibly multicultural (it has a huge Icelandic community!), or that it had a Mennonite region? Maybe get out to see the Northern Lights! It’s full of surprises!
Manitoba has amazing wilderness! Companies like Red River Outfitters or Bluesky Expeditions can take kids on wild river experiences, or out with their very own dog sleds!
Need a change of pace? Head indoors to the many museums – from the fascinating Manitoba Museum, or perhaps choo choo choose the Winnipeg Railway Museum. There is even an Eskimo Museum, and a deep space Planetarium!
Want to get active? Just say so! Hudson Bay Helicopters can take you up, up and away, Mystery Mountain Winter Park can help you hit the slopes, and Vertical Adventures can unleash the climbers in you!
As they say…it all starts when you pick a place to go!
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 take a relaxing half mile ride on the Train. Play som....
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 northern latitudes (many of which are indigenous to Can....
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!
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 city of Thompson and the Norman Region as well as ma....
Day passes available for this waterpark within Lilac Resort, with water slides, hot tubs, two pools and concessions!
Fun Mountain water park fun, plus 18 hole Mini Golf course, Bumper Boats & more fun in the sun!
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 Fire Fighters, both past and present, their fa....
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 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 discovery. They can explore the night sky as seen from any....
- 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 items - There is an audio system that visitors can listen....
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.
A fascinating museum and pioneer village dedicated to the early pioneers who settled in the Cooks Creek area. Great Canadian history for kids!
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 Museum. We are open every day this summer, from....
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 history of the City and Municipality of Portage la P....
A unique mix of history and science in Manitoba, where you can step back in time and let the pioneer aviators of the north take you on an inspirational journey through time!
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. Continue on and view an early-generation diesel locomot....
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 displays a collection of pre-European contact native artifacts, most collected by inspired amateur archaeologist William Moncur.
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 agricultural and rural living in the province of Manitoba.
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 home.
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 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.
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 for children, families, adults and seniors; new ex....
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 Games.
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 early evening.
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.
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!
Action packed multi level play frame, toddler play section with loads of their own features, ride ons, bouncers and children's library. Plus a new laser maze!
Let your imagination run wild inside this 9,000 sq ft indoor children’s entertainment facility. Come explore the ropes, tunnels and slides aboard our gigantic jungle and ship themed play structure!
Vertical Adventures provide thousands of individuals their first taste of climbing. Every year this public demand grows as more people hear about our programs. We have developed a variety of school program options for you to choose from.
Mystery Mountain Winter Park with 18 runs and 5 lifts has something fun and challenging for every member of the family. You can rent skis or snowboards for the day, get a lesson from a qualified instructor, buy lunch at the food concession and enjoy ....
Speedworld is the perfect place for individuals who have the need for speed! Inspire your team to new heights or just come out for some great fun with your friends and family. Young and old, male or female - this is an event that everyone can enjoy!
The new and improved U-Puttz Black Light Miniature Golf is the newest and most exciting addition to family entertainment to hit Winnipeg in a very long time. This uniquely themed, artistically created 18 hole miniature golf course features realistic ....
At Academy Lanes we make it fun for the whole family. Check out our website for full details on specials, parties, leagues and more.
Enjoy Manitoba's largest outdoor Go-Karting track, with mini golf, bumper boats, games & more!
Trampoline fun for the whole family in Winnipeg, where rules of gravity don't apply, you spring-loaded activities for all ages!
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 outfitting, day trips and whitewater paddling cours....
365 days a year, Assiniboine Park is your place to enjoy the outdoors and gather with family and friends.
Bold boreal forest, expanses of meadows and lakes, lofty heights and deep gorges of the Manitoba Escarpment is home to wolves, moose, elk, black bears, hundreds of bird species and even a captive bison herd.
Turtle Mountain All Season Resort overlooks Lake Metigoshe, an ideal family recreational spot for fishing, boating, skiing, and swimming, skidooing and more. The US-Canada border crosses through the lake, where boaters of these two neighbouring count....
Explore nature at it's best in Manitoba, with prairie marsh, springs, tall-grass prairies, and wildlife galore! Great outdoor fun for the whole family
FortWhyte Alive is dedicated to providing programming, natural settings and facilities for environmental education, sustainable living and conservation.
Dog sledding played an important part of the history, culture & heritage of Northern Canada and few northern musher’s remain who still use sled dogs as their primary form of transportation. There are no better ambassadors to the Churchill area than t....
Sea North Tours is a family owned company evolved from a love of the subarctic and its wildlife. Mike and Doreen are year round residents that have specialized in marine tours since 1977.
Visit unique wilderness character of Wapusk National Park of Canada and enjoy amazing polar bear experiences in this stunning landscape!
An Authentic Dog Sledding Experience in Northern Canada. Wapusk Adventures is Churchill, Manitoba's largest sled dog kennel and a leader in this northern mushing community.
Amazing authentic adventures in Canada's north including wildlife, wilderness, and those famous Tundra Buggies!
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 you intimate encounters with the natural resources o....
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, caribou, snowy owl and of course the magnificent polar b....
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 BAY where we look after all the details for you.
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 see Winnipeg from the water.
See polar bears up close in Churchill on The Tundra Buggy® with tours all through the year!
Get out into nature where the whole family can enjoy an enjoyable canoe ride - a beautiful way to see the stunning Winnipeg wilderness.
Experience one of the oldest regularly scheduled vintage operating trains in North America with the Prairie Dog Railway. Great for train lovers!
The goal of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame is to recognize and honour those people who have made their mark in Manitoba's rich sports history through their activities and achievements.
Our Fossil Dig Adventure Tours have a 100% success rate in finding new fossils, since the beginning of 2009! The hills surrounding Morden are abundant in fossils and it is our mandate to collect, preserve and exhibit this valuable provincial resource....
Forty acres of history where kids can visit Mennonite villages at the turn of the century, showcasing the Mennonite Heritage
A fun fall experience with slides, petting farms, corn trails and mazes! Open August to November!
A puzzle-solving, mind-bending, logic adventure for children over 6 years and families with this real-life escape game in Winnipeg!
Explore a NEW corn maze each year, with zip lines, scavenger hunts, pony rides, hay rides, a petting zoo and SO much more!