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Fort la Reine Museum

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More than a Museum

Innovative, creative and engaging events keep bringing you back.....Meet u, Mystery at the Museum... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
Linda O
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Portage la Prairie, Canada
A good place to spend a couple of hours or more.

This is a very interesting place to visit with many artifacts from the past on display. For anyone... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Glenn H
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Portage la Prairie
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The Fort la Reine Museum is made up of 28 buildings and it covers 200 years of prairie history. To learn about the fur trade and exploration period visit the Fort la Reine replica and the corresponding York boat and trappers cabin. It has a...more
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2652 Saskatchewan Ave E, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 3Z9, Canada
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

It had been a year since our family visited this little roadside museum. While these small town museums are a dime a dozen, this one really impressed us as it had the friendliest staff, great traveller information, and we accidentally happened upon a great exhibit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jeannebourdieu
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Innovative, creative and engaging events keep bringing you back.....Meet u, Mystery at the Museum, Ghost Walk to name a few. Exceptional exhibits some of which are interactive, tours, as well as a caring for working with nature and preserving the environment in allowing Richardson ground...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit with many artifacts from the past on display. For anyone interested in Allis Chalmer equipment the indoor display is large and interesting. Plan to visit this museum.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Glenn H
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The Museum is larger than you would expect: a whole village! The highlights were the Ukrainian Church, the school house, the furnished homes, the fire hall and the HUGE Allis Chalmers warehouse. There was also an Anne Frank exhibit at the time: very emotional. I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AlmaFudd
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This really is an amazing museum to visit. Well worth the drive from Winnipeg. We easily could have spent half a day exploring the buildings. This place is well maintained and beautifully done. I loved the family pictures, seeing what was donated and from what...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank S0712
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We took a short road trip from Winnipeg, to see the Anne Frank exhibit that was showing there. What an unexpected gem of a museum! Our group easily could have spent many more hours exploring all of its authentic old buildings, set up as if...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lynn T
Fort la Reine M, Executive Director at Fort la Reine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed the Anne Frank exhibit, and that you had so many lovely comments to share about your visit to the Fort la Reine Museum. Do check out our...More

Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Done up in separate buildings the localhistory is explored plus travelling exhibits (Ann(e?) Frank House to an Allis Chalmers tractor exhibit) Lots of local clubs. 4 H. Cadets. Odd Fellows. Ukrianian clubs etc.More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike L
Fort la Reine M, Executive Director at Fort la Reine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Hi Mike, Thanks for visiting us at the Fort la Reine Museum and for taking the time to leave us a review about your visit. Do visit our website at fortlareinemuseum.com as the best of our season is yet to come this fall! Hope to...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Today I went to the Fort la Reine Museum in Portage la Prairie Manitoba. They are featuring an Anne Frank exhibit. It was simply amazing!! The information and attention to detail was something. It is set up in an old two story house that suits...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dgfunk
Fort la Reine M, Manager at Fort la Reine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! We're very pleased to know that you enjoyed the Anne Frank exhibit. We absolutely loved planning and installing the exhibit in our heritage home, so we're glad that you loved it too. We...More

Reviewed August 4, 2017

This was a stopping spot on a long drive but ended up being a destination in itself. The museum has helpful staff at the front desk and the buildings are beautifully maintained and fun to tour. We had a great visit and will certainly be...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sahmof5
Fort la Reine M, Manager at Fort la Reine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

We're so pleased that you took the time to leave this review on Trip Advisor, and that you enjoyed your visit to the Fort la Reine Museum. Do check with our website, at fortlareinemuseum.com to see some of our upcoming signature events! We look forward...More

Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Loved the museum! I've been there a few times with some family members and I strongly recommend it to anyone that lives or is passing through Portage La Prairie! The staff are also very helpful and friendly!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from S0712 | Reviewed this property |
We had purchased a groupon last summer for a discounted family pass. They are currently closed for the season. ADMISSION PRICES Adult: $ 10.00 60+: $ 8.00 Student (Valid Student ID): $ 8.00 Children (5-12... More
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