Museums of Central Manitoba

Take a journey to the past at one of the many museums in Central Manitoba!

Darlingford Heritage Museum – 197 Bradburn St., Darlingford, MB – (204) 823-0626

Built-in 1910, the Darlingford School Heritage Museum still has one original classroom complete with uniforms, books, photos, and desks. The building was converted into a museum in 1992 and now displays many exhibits featuring facts and photos about old Darlingford, past inhabitants, homesteaders, the South African war, Darlingford grain elevators, and much more. The Darlingford War Memorial Park, across from the museum, features a beautiful, well-manicured garden and walkway up to the chapel.

Darlingford War Memorial Park in Darlingford, Manitoba.
Darlingford School Heritage Museum

Pembina Threshermen’s Museum –

The Pembina Threshermen’s museum is an exciting visit if you’re looking to experience many different aspects of Manitoba’s history. With artifacts dating back as early as 1878, the museum has over 15 different buildings to explore, each one highlighting a different time in Manitoba.

Sod house reproduction at the Pembina Threshermen’s Museum in Manitoba.

Crystal City Community Printing Museum – 218 Broadway St., Crystal City, MB – (204) 873-2591

If you’re looking for an interactive experience in southern Manitoba, the Crystal City Community Printing Museum is the destination for you! The museum has many different kinds of historic machinery, all used to print newspapers, posters, flyers, and more. The museum’s tour guides are incredibly informative and excited to show you the history of Crystal City’s printing press!

Crystal City Printing Museum

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre –

One of the many preserved fossils found locally at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden, Manitoba.

Home to a catalogue of over 1100 specimens, the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre prides itself on showing off the vast history of Manitoba’s dinosaurs. This impressive museum has many exhibits for you to explore as well as programs to take part in. Whether you’re an adult following a guided museum tour, or a youth joining a dino day camp, you’re guaranteed to gain a large amount of knowledge about local fossils.