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Top Choice Zoo in Winnipeg

Assiniboine Park Zoo

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 new International Po…
Top Choice Historic Site in Winnipeg

Forks National Historic Site

In a beautiful riverside setting, modern amenities for performances and interpretive exhibits in this park outline the area's history as the meeting place of aboriginal people for centuries.The rivers routinely over…
Top Choice Museum in Winnipeg

Manitoba Museum

Nature trips through the subarctic, history trips into 1920s Winnipeg, cultural journeys covering the past 12,000 years – if it happened in Manitoba, it's here. Amid the superb displays are a planetarium and an enga…
Top Choice Museum in Winnipeg

St-Boniface Museum

A mid-19th-century convent is Winnipeg's oldest building and the largest oak-log construction on the continent. The museum inside focuses on the establishment of St-Boniface, the birth of the Métis nation, and the 3…
Top Choice Gallery in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Art Gallery

This ship-shaped gallery plots a course for contemporary Manitoban and Canadian artists, including the world's largest collection of Inuit work, alongside a permanent collection of European Renaissance art. Temporar…
Top Choice Museum in Winnipeg

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Housed in a stunning contemporary building designed by American architect Antoine Predock, this terrific museum explores human rights issues as they relate to Canada, its culture and the rest of the world through th…
Top Choice Cultural in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

North America's second-largest fringe fest; the comedy, drama, music and cabaret are often wildly creative, raw and great fun. Held over 10 days in the Exchange District.
Top Choice Music in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Folk Festival

More than 100 concerts on seven stages over three days in Birds Hill Provincial Park.
Top Choice Mediterranean in Winnipeg


Set in a stylishly renovated old home in a quiet spot just off noisy Osborne St, Segovia has a long list of wines and cocktails you can savor on the patio while enjoying – and sharing – tapas such as seared scallops…
Top Choice Pub in Winnipeg

King's Head Pub

Vaguely British, the gregarious sidewalk tables are the place to be in the Exchange District on a balmy evening. Inside, it's all rough and tumble wood and it can get seriously loud (hint: this is not the venue for …