The Fort la Reine Museum is located on the east edge of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. The museum is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Canadian Prairies and the history of the City and Municipality of Portage la Prairie. Fort la Reine Museum has over 25 different buildings displaying thousands of individual artifacts including native artifacts that pre-date the arrival of Europeans to more modern pieces such as farm equipment and military artifacts from the 20th Century.
GIVE PEACE A CHANCE
John Lennon & Yoko Ono's
Bed-In For Peace
Experience the emotional journey as the photography of Life Magazine's Gerry Deiter takes you back to 1969 when Beatle, John Lennon and Yoko Ono were pioneers for Peace in Canada with the exhibit "Give Peace a Chance". Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Peace anthem, Give Peace a Chance that was performed by John & Yoko and friends, and recorded at the Queen ELizabeth Hotel, Montreal June 1, 1969. The exhibition opens June 9th -September 20.
**Many special events TBA, throughout the summer to come in support of this exhibition.
Learn to do by doing...Tuesdays & Thursdays in August the Fort la Reine Museum has drop in craft/activity days. Free with Museum Admission!
Pioneers & Trailblazers - Walk Thru History Tours
Walk the grounds of the Museum with a spirit from the past, for our highly acclaimed hour long tours with special hands-on activities, demonstrations, and interactive games. Tour themes include:
- PIONEERS & TRAIL BLAZERS
- THE BUILDING OF A NATION
- BEAVER TALES
Minimum tour group of six participants, requires advanced registration. *Chaperones/Teachers/Tour guides free of charge.
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July 18, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
July 19, Saturday Heritage Day
July 25, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
Aug. 1, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
Aug. 5 – Aug. 29(Every Tuesday & Thursday) Participate Create – Drop In Crafternoons
August 8, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
August 15, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
August 22, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
August 28, Friday - Fireside Fridays til 9PM
September 19 & 20th(Friday Eve & Sat. Eve) Mystery at the Museum
September 27, Saturday, Wonder in Allisland II
October 4, Saturday Haunted Museum Vigil
October 18, Saturday & 25, Saturday, Fort la Reine Ghost Walk
Hours of Operation
Open May 9th to September 20th
***Open Fridays Late (July thru August) till 9PM
By Appointment after Sept.20th
Student(Student ID): $8.00
Children (5 - 12): $5.00
Children (4 and under): Free
Daily Family Pass*: $25.00
Individual Season Pass: TBA
Family Season Pass: TBA
*Includes 2 Adults and up to 3 students.
Note: Teachers/Escorts of School Tours are NOT charged admission (ratio of 1:5 students)