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Heritage North Museum

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Nice Museum

This is a nice small cultural museum for the Thompson area. It explains the history of the area... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alberta, Canada
One of Thompson's most interesting!

Historical facts about the local area including the city's financial drive, the well known mine. My... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Shqiponja I
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5 days ago
“Nice Museum”
16 Aug 2016
“Small local museum”
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162 Princeton Dr, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 2A4, Canada
+1 204-677-2216
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice small cultural museum for the Thompson area. It explains the history of the area. There are 2 log houses that make up the museum.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a small local museum in Thompson. There are two buildings. One is the usual small town pioneer museum and the other is a review of the mining history that began this town. Small entrance fee (I think it was $3.50 per adult). Good...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

I wanted t see this. I called in advance to make sure it was open and someone answered and said it was. When I went it was closed and no sign of anyone home

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Historical facts about the local area including the city's financial drive, the well known mine. My interests are the Aboriginal and local displays, artistic works depicting fish, birds and animals inhabiting the area. Also, there's a 'tipi' simulation, canoe, animal skin clothes etc. Visiting prices...More

Thank Shqiponja I
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Great piece of Thompson history here! The museum coordinator was very pleasant to talk to, and shared some very interesting pieces of information about Thompson's past. Lots of neat things to view. If you're in Thompson, it's a must-see!

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The Heritage museum is an interesting place. You learn a lot about the history of the culture in the area. I really like the wolf statues on the grounds as well. Their gift shop has a few unique things as well. I live in an...More

1  Thank Tigerman777
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This was a great museum. It's in a big log cabin, which adds to the ambience. You can't miss the center display with the wolves ,the teepee and the birch bark canoe. It's very well done, and worth more than a lingering look. There are...More

1  Thank Paul U
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I'm a big fan of museums in general. I really enjoyed this one. It contains a lot if interesting information and exhibits focusing on the natural history of the region as well as the specific history of the growth and development of Thompson centered around...More

1  Thank FishBob49
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Heritage North Museum at 162 Princeton Drive. (204) 677-2216 has minimal entrance charge. Helpful curator. Very good displays of historical community from school house information to personal citizen possessions. Lots of taxidermy animals with appropriate explanations. A separate, nearby building houses the nickel mining equipment...More

1  Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Very cute museum! Takes about an hour to go through both buildings. Good for kids over 6 with a good attention span! VERY friendly and knowledgable staff, very welcoming!

1  Thank Julie S
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