Stayed to the Keenora as feat of heights meant I didn't feel comfortable taking the bridge to the other ships. Fascinating stuff and very reasonably priced.
A real eye opener for persons from areas away from the Red River here in Manitoba. These boats/paddle wheelers look really large and it takes some imagination to visualize them plying the murky water of the Red River. An excursion worth taking to check out navigation history of the area. The museum has a "frightfully" good Hallowe'en tour---if you are... 更多
What an experience to walk around the history of these ships, and see what life was like in the past for those who lived on the water.
We were on our way to Lockport late one Sun afternoon in July when my brother decided to head further northeast to Selkirk for a quick sightseeing stop at the Marine Museum of Manitoba. This museum, located right at the entrance to Selkirk Park, is made up of 6 retired ships with historical ties to Lake Winnipeg and Red River.... 更多
We first tried the museum a few weeks ago. Despite the museum being open until 6:00 pm when we arrived at 5:30 the staff were cashing out and wouldn't let us enter. We tried again a few weeks later and were glad we did. As expected there were several ships on the property and you are welcome to explore them... 更多
This was a nice place for its rich history but I recommend going on cool days, the heat gets trapped in the ships and can make the experience unpleasant
The Marine Museum was interesting. Some ships had been added since the last time I visited. We found it somewhat frustrating to view the exhibits as there were tons of pictures but no descriptions with a lot of them. My husband loves to be able to read the stories behind the pictures and he was left feeling like he had... 更多