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Address: 162 Princeton Drive, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 2A4 , Canada
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+1 204-677-2216
10:00 - 20:00
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One of Thompson's most interesting!

Historical facts about the local area including the city's financial drive, the well known mine. My interests are the Aboriginal and local displays, artistic works depicting fish... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2016
Shqiponja I
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a small local museum in Thompson. There are two buildings. One is the usual small town pioneer museum and the other is a review of the mining history that began this town. Small entrance fee (I think it was $3.50 per adult). Good for killing a couple of hours while in Thompson.

Thank Lisa_in_Maple_Ridge
Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I wanted t see this. I called in advance to make sure it was open and someone answered and said it was. When I went it was closed and no sign of anyone home

Thank Andrew P
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Historical facts about the local area including the city's financial drive, the well known mine. My interests are the Aboriginal and local displays, artistic works depicting fish, birds and animals inhabiting the area. Also, there's a 'tipi' simulation, canoe, animal skin clothes etc. Visiting prices are reasonable. The museum is in an attractive wooden cabin. They have a souvenir shop.

Thank Shqiponja I
Windsor, Canada
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Great piece of Thompson history here! The museum coordinator was very pleasant to talk to, and shared some very interesting pieces of information about Thompson's past. Lots of neat things to view. If you're in Thompson, it's a must-see!

Thank Katie S
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542 reviews
369 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The Heritage museum is an interesting place. You learn a lot about the history of the culture in the area. I really like the wolf statues on the grounds as well. Their gift shop has a few unique things as well. I live in an area in the US where local maple syrup is readily available. Here they have birch... More 

1 Thank Tigerman777
Winnipeg, Canada
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163 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This was a great museum. It's in a big log cabin, which adds to the ambience. You can't miss the center display with the wolves ,the teepee and the birch bark canoe. It's very well done, and worth more than a lingering look. There are displays about the history of Thompson and several other stuffed animals which are worth a... More 

1 Thank Paul U
Hudson, Illinois, United States
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143 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I'm a big fan of museums in general. I really enjoyed this one. It contains a lot if interesting information and exhibits focusing on the natural history of the region as well as the specific history of the growth and development of Thompson centered around mining. Admission cost is nominal. Exhibits are good quality. We spent a couple hours there,... More 

1 Thank FishBob49
Dallas, Texas
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723 reviews
543 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Heritage North Museum at 162 Princeton Drive. (204) 677-2216 has minimal entrance charge. Helpful curator. Very good displays of historical community from school house information to personal citizen possessions. Lots of taxidermy animals with appropriate explanations. A separate, nearby building houses the nickel mining equipment and story.

1 Thank jbwhitehouse
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Very cute museum! Takes about an hour to go through both buildings. Good for kids over 6 with a good attention span! VERY friendly and knowledgable staff, very welcoming!

1 Thank Julie S
Thompson, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Very informative. From the first day Thompson was started to today, with all the variety of animals. Interesting for young and old.

1 Thank Snowbunny2009

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