Skip navigation
Home > Our Rich Heritage > New Iceland Heritage Museum

New Iceland Heritage Museum

The New Iceland Heritage Museum interprets the region at two separate sites.

The museum, located in the Waterfront Centre at 94–1st Avenue, is open year-round and tells the story of New Iceland through the use of dynamic multi-media exhibits featuring an 18-foot history mural and a painting that "comes to life." Changing temporary exhibitions, a sixty-seat theatre, a tent and cabin dioramas complete the experience, along with special spaces for young visitors.

Across the street from the Waterfront Centre is the seasonally-open Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre, dedicated to the natural history of the lake itself and our interaction with it through the local fishery. It includes a large aquarium housing local fish species and a 1940s whitefish boat. Visits outside of the summer season are possible by appointment.

The Museum may be reached by telephone at 204-642-4001 or e-mail. Please click on the link to visit the museum’s website.