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Royal Canadian Mint

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Address: 520 Lagimodiere Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 3E7, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 204-983-6429
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Open Mon-fri 9-5 in winter, mon-sun 9-5 in summer. $5 per adults and $3...

Open Mon-fri 9-5 in winter, mon-sun 9-5 in summer. $5 per adults and $3 per child. Call to make reservations.

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Pretty Neat!

I think people who rated this down had way too high expectations. It's nothing huge, but very informative and pretty neat if you're interested in currency. The tour was short but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Ashley Z
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Yorkton, Canada
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Yorkton, Canada
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I think people who rated this down had way too high expectations. It's nothing huge, but very informative and pretty neat if you're interested in currency. The tour was short but our guide was well educated! Definitely a stop to make if you've never been!

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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very interesting to find out how many different countries have their currency made here. Great to take visitors and children's school classes.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Loved my experience here as a kid on a field trip. Even better when you're 25! Very informative tours and just a unique experience in general.

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Thank Josh G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for Canada Day especially if you have kids. They normally have your standard bouncy castle, food vendors, gift shop, and best of all a hande crank coin press! The Mint every year makes a Canada Day die and stamp and everyone can go up with a coin blank and crank out their own stamped authentic Canadian... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It was a super cold day and wanted to get out.....the Mint it is. I didn't know anything about the minting process nor that we make coin for other countries. They have a tour guide to help explain the process from start to finish. I didn't know there was so much involved to make 'change'. I was really impressed that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arrived later than expected at this out of the way Mint, but it was well worth the inconvenience. We had a private tour with a knowledgeable guide who explained not only what we saw but also engaged our imagination with anecdotes (who knew the toonie's design was not the original choice?) and explanations. I had no idea that all... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lot of changes from years back. One they didn't charge you could look around for free and two there was more to see years back. But over not a bad place to visit. Great gift shop. I'd recommend it. I put 2016 down as it does not go back any futher but was there last in 2012 when visiting Winnipeg.

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Thank Don2525
Albuquerque
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Beautiful building and Claire our tour guide was very informative. The tour is only 45 minutes long and even the youngest kids made it through without any complaining. I learned alot of interesting facts about the inner workings of the mint and will be paying more attention to the coins I receive that could be possible collector coins.

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Thank Alitraveler
Manitoba, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went with family and it was a great experience . And fun for younger kids as well . The guide had lots of information .

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Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

December 30th, 2016 , visited with out of town family The Royal Canadian Mint. A beautifully designed building from the 60's sits on a vast parcel of land at the south west corner of Trans Canada Highway and Lagimodiere Blvd (Highway 59). Boutique staff, Andrea and Christine showed genuine hospitality to our group of eleven and explained through the tour... More 

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