We offer to groups a tailored selection of “flash visit” interactive programs designed to give children and all who want to experience a sampling of life in the good ol’ days. Interactive programs are available Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Choose one activity for a short visit or extend your stay by choosing two or three activities.
45 min / activity. Capacity of 15 / activity.
$4 + GST / child (for 1 activity).
Several activities can be combined for an additional $1.00 + GST / person for each additional program.
What represents Manitoba to you? Symbols like the Bison, Red River Cart and Beaver are all around us! Come make your own Manitoba flag.
Voyageur Games & Historic Sports
Discover what it was like to be a voyageur during your own canoe voyage, relay race style! Also, you will get to play croquet and horse shoes and learn about these traditional games.
Butter & Bannock Making
Try your hand at making – and tasting – some homemade butter with your very own bannock.
Come make and taste your very own French-Canadian dessert!
Doing the laundry is much more interesting when you do it with a washboard and some good ol’ elbow grease!
Quill Pen Writing
Write your name or the alphabet using a goose quill and ink, just like kids in school a hundred years ago.
Learn about the Ceinture Fléchée and make a finger woven friendship bracelet.
Learn about the ancient art of embroidery and make a sample to take home.
Learn about the history of Métis flower beadwork!