Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Churchill

Itsanitaq Museum

This one-room museum showcases an exceptional collection of Inuit carvings made of whalebone, soapstone and caribou antler, as well as millenia-old harpoon heads and bone carvings of shamans and bears left over from…
Top Choice Canadian in Churchill

Lazy Bear Cafe

Serving elk, Arctic char and bison, augmented with local berries and mushrooms, this restaurant acquaints you with the best of Manitoba's wild ingredients. Creative vegetarian specials make a daily appearance and th…
Top Choice Canadian in Churchill

Gypsy's Bakery

One of the best places to eat in Churchill. Luscious baked goods await in display cases and you can order from a full cafeteria-style menu. The breakfasts, sandwiches, gyros with Greek salad and pasta dishes are top…
Top Choice Historic Site in Churchill

Cape Merry

A lone cannon behind a crumbling wall is all that's left of the battery built at Cape Merry, 2km northwest of town. It's an incredibly beautiful location in its own right and, during summer, belugas can be seen from…
Historic Site in Churchill

Fort Prince of Wales National Historic Site

It took 40 years to build, its cannons were never used, but the star-shaped, stone Fort Prince of Wales has been standing prominently on rocky Eskimo Point across the Churchill River since the 1770s. As English-Fren…
Park in Churchill

Wapusk National Park

Established primarily to protect polar bear maternity denning sites (wapusk is Cree for 'white bear') and critical habitats for waterfowl and shore birds, this remote park extends along Hudson Bay's shores 45km sout…
Canadian in Churchill

Tundra Inn Lounge

Combining innovative dishes with the town's most popular watering hole, Tundra Inn Lounge is onto a winner here. The wild rice/bean/vegetable Borealis Burger and vegetable curry are veggie-pleasers, while more carni…
Notable Building in Churchill

Polar Bear Jail

Located in a former aircraft hangar near the airport, this secure facility serves as holding center for problem polar bears who repeatedly turn up in Churchill and pose a danger to its residents. With the exception …
Historic Site in Churchill

York Factory National Historic Site

Around 250km southeast of Churchill and impossibly remote, this HBC trading post, near Hayes River, was an important gateway to the interior and active for 273 years until 1957. The stark-white buildings are an amaz…
Bar in Churchill

Dark Side Sports Bar

The Seaport Hotel's attached bar (with terrace!) is popular with summer workers and most anyone looking for a beer and to watch the game. The adjoining Reef Restaurant has daily specials (mains $8 to $20) and does t…