The vibrant capital of Manitoba, Winnipeg is located at the geographical center of North America.
Known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history.
An Indigenous trading center prior to the arrival of the Europeans, Winnipeg was at the heart of the country’s fur trade and instrumental in developing Canada’s gateway to the west.
Home to a grain exchange that once rivaled the largest markets in the world, Winnipeg’s architecture and neighborhoods reflect the profound character of this small prairie town.
Over the last decades, Winnipeg has developed into a cosmopolitan city complete with top-notch restaurants, swanky boutiques, exciting attractions and an arts and culture scene that bursts with talent and originality. The city’s diverse cultural make-up shines brightly through its globally inspired cuisine, wide array of world-class arts, culture and festivals.
The Forks National Historic Site Located at the junction of the Assiniboine and mighty Red River, The Forks is complete with skateboarding park, river walk, shops and green space. Year round, The Forks is must-visit for an array of dining experiences, incomparable shopping, a revolving slate of entertainment and unique attractions that encompass the site’s natural, historic and man-made features.
Winnipeg’s French History Experience Winnipeg’s French Quarter and history on an Old St. Boniface Walking Tour. You'll be guided through the rich history of the francophone community as you visit landmarks and observe historic architecture. Learn about the magnificent St. Boniface Cathedral, the great fire, and its new, modern design (May long weekend through September long weekend).
The Manitoba Museum The Manitoba Museum is an award-winning heritage and edutainment center welcoming thousands of visitors each year. It features an ever-changing variety of touring and specialty exhibits in addition to its Planetarium, Science Gallery and nine spectacular permanent galleries. The museum offers a vivid portrayal of Manitoba's rich and colorful history and is home to one of Canada's most important historical collections: The Hudson's Bay Company Museum Collection.
Gateway to Polar Bear Country Winnipeg serves as a major gateway to Churchill, Northern Manitoba for the adventure of a lifetime: Polar Bear viewing!
Canadian Museum for Human Rights The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will take you on a journey of inspiration unlike anything you've ever experienced. From the moment you enter through its massive stone roots to the time you emerge in its light-filled Tower of Hope, you will be truly moved by its powerful exhibits. The only museum in the world solely devoted to human rights awareness and education, it stands as a beacon for visitors from around the globe with galleries designed to challenge, motivate and uplift.
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