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.
A Dicken's Christmas
Saturday, December 5th 11AM-4PM
Experience a Classic Christmas at the Fort la Reine Museum! Come together with friends and family and be transported back to the time of Charles Dickens as your favourite characters from A Christmas Carol come alive in our holiday village. Take a Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride, and make a holiday craft in our General Store. Feel your toes tap and your heart sing as we've invited a Carolling Quartet and handbell Troupe to bring on their festive cheer! To complete this magical experience , take part in a VERY MERRY meet 'n' greet with Father Christmas & his Forest Friends in the Fort! Warm up with hot cocoa, and ring in the season with your whole family at Fort la Reine...a Christmas village on the Canadian prairies.
SATURDAY, December 5th 11AM - 4PM
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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Saturday November 12th
A Pioneer Christmas "Home for the Holidays" display 12PM-4PM; 5PM-9PM)
Saturday December 5th
A Dickens Christmas 11-4PM
Hours of Operation
Open May 11th to September 30th, 2015
Tuesday & Thursday : 11:30am-4:30pm
October 25, Saturday: 6PM - 10PM
By appointment after October 1, 2015