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Behind wooden walls sits this re-created fur trade fort...
Dress nice and get here by 10:30pm to enter this popular club. Outside there's a vast and hugely popular ever-thumping terrace, inside high ceilings open up the crowded dance floor...
Typical of the vibrant storefronts along Corydon Ave, this sushi spot packs in locals for its classic rolls and other fare. The fried tofu wins plaudits and there's a taste of Korean, courtesy of the piquant kimchi.
Winnipeg's gorgeous and underused Union Station (opened in 1911 and designed by the same firm that did New York's Grand Central Terminal) houses a small collection of historic Canadian railway cars, gear and model tr...
Kids learn by doing at Manitoba Children's Museum, where 'hands off' is not part of the program. The colorful, interactive exhibits encourage tykes to act as train conductors, astronauts and TV producers.
Winnipeg's signature event. Everyone gets involved in the 10-day winter festival celebrating fur traders and French voyageurs. Centered around Fort Gibraltar, enjoy concerts, dog-sled races and joie de vivre .
This ship-shaped gallery plots a course for contemporary Manitoban and Canadian artists, including the world's largest collection of Inuit work. Enjoy canvas-worthy views during lunch in the rooftop cafe.
Kids get the chance to play pilot or air traffic controller at the Western Canadian Aviation Museum with actual equipment that grown-ups use. Older kids will appreciate the many historic planes.
White snow leopards, white Bengal tigers and polar bears are some of the over 2000 animals seen close-up at Assiniboine Park Zoo, which specializes in animals indigenous to harsher climates.
The much-heralded Manitoba Theatre for Young People uses colorful sets for enthusiastic performances for kids without being too yawn-inducing for adults.
Longest-running multicultural event of its kind in the world. Performances, story-telling and more in pavilions representing various cultures across town.
The inside is huge and the rooftop patio is massive, with views across to the MTS Centre. It bustles with a sports-bar vibe and rocks for Jets home games.
The small log cabin where William Ross ran the west's first post office is in a pretty setting and documents pioneer life in the 1850s.
Home to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra , the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the highly acclaimed Manitoba Opera , complete with subtitles.
The well-worn Windsor is Winnipeg's definitive live blues bar. There's open stage some nights; bands perform at weekends.
An excellent international reputation means performances at Centennial Concert Hall are popular.
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