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Address: Highland Tower, Thompson, Manitoba, Canada

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Even through all the blowing snow this wonderful piece of art stands out. Would love to see it with some creative lighting at night for a spectacular effect

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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473 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Even through all the blowing snow this wonderful piece of art stands out. Would love to see it with some creative lighting at night for a spectacular effect

Thank SenorGancho
Moncton, Canada
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was there visiting family. Beautiful wolf painting on this apartment building. If you love winter activities and the cold then Thompson is the place. Beautiful in the fall as well. Lots to see.

Thank Marlene G
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I didn't find the wolf all that interesting really. It's kinda neat in that it's on the side of a building I guess....

1 Thank ChefD86
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107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Walking about Thompson gives many views of artists' individual interpretations of basic wolf sculptures, and these guide you to the hill where the Wolf Mural is placed. Strolling in the open spaces and through the easy grade the town covers is a fine way to spend a few hours, and enjoy the northern aspects of upper Manitoba.

Thank Helen C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It is something to see when u are driving out of town or just in town. Alot of work went into it and that is one of the things people go to see.

Thank Richard Y
Maple Ridge, Canada
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Though I doubt Robert Bateman painted it himself, it is said to be his design. Very pretty mural to dress up a pretty bleak looking town.

1 Thank Lisa_in_Maple_Ridge
Winnipeg, Canada
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114 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is a building sized reproduction of a Robert Bateman print. It is best viewed from #6 highway on your way out of Thompson. Look for it to the left after passing Nelson Road. Also watch for a carving of wolves howling at the moon, in the rock face right in front of the building building.

Thank prairiewheat
Winnipeg, Canada
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Very easy to find and looks amazing. It was on my to-do list when I knew I was going to Thompson and was able to accomplish it quickly. If getting out of vehicle to take pictures, do it from the main highway. View is probably better and I was also told by locals that the area behind that building is... More 

Thank Jim P
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501 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This is very nice artwork. You can see part of it from quite a distance. When you get up close and personal with this mural, if that's what you want to call it, is VERY beautiful. You almost feel scared when you see it because it looks directly at you. Haha. Great detail in it.

Thank Tigerman777
Thompson, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2015

An interesting concept, with Thompson promoting itself as "The Wolf Capital of Canada" It's a great photo op, having a very large photo-realistic copy of a Robert Bateman painting very near to the downtown area. It's best viewed from the highway just north of the hi-rise apartment building that it is painted on. It's hard to miss, and should be... More 

Thank Ron C

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