Marine Museum of Manitoba
Who’d have expected a marine museum on the prairies? This historical attraction makes Selkirk a must-see for marine history buffs. An opportunity to explore six restored ships that include the S.S. Keenora, Manitoba’s oldest steamship, built in 1897. Explore the ships, discover how travel on our waterways changed the prairie landscape over 200 years ago, aiding in opening up Manitoba to settlement. These nautical massive artifacts of life on the water are located at the entrance to Selkirk Park, a vital area in the settlement of the Red River by Lord Selkirk in 1812. Open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday & 10am-6pm weekends & holidays May through September. Admission charged. Group tours arranged. Scare yourself silly once summer is done – “Halloween Haunts” take over 3 ships in October.
Location/Directions: Selkirk Park, Selkirk
GPS Coordinates: GPS-N50 08.062 W097 19.640