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Address: 140 Jackson Street, Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada
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+1 204-638-6630

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A surprise gem

My wife and I were in town for a family visit and came here to have a look around on suggestion of my brother. Time here was well spent. This compact little fort/village is packed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in town for a family visit and came here to have a look around on suggestion of my brother. Time here was well spent. This compact little fort/village is packed with so much to see and learn from. Lots of great history. We very much enjoyed our visit.

Thank LondonWesty
Dauphin, Manitoba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Homemade bread with jam or honey. Smell wonderful out of a clay oven on Canada Day. The museum has a lot of great history of the area

Thank L2529PEmichellek
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

The Fort Dauphin Museum located on Jackson Street in Dauphin, Manitoba has the look and feel of a fur trade post from pioneer times. The wooden palisade encloses a trapper's cabin, blacksmith's shop, log cabin, schoolhouse and church. In the main building which recreates a trading post, there are fur trade and pioneer artifacts and archaeological displays such as fossils... More 

1 Thank Bill Z
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

Fort Dauphin isn't a big place but there is so much to see! It is well laid out, very clean and organized and the buildings and artifacts are excellent. Billie Barker was one of the most decorated World War One pilots and he was from Dauphin. His display is top notch. The dinosaur display was also very good. The museum... More 

3 Thank Karen D
Dauphin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

I've visited this site a couple times. Although small, it is a good stop to look around some old buildings and view local artifacts. One highlight is the fossilized crocodile skeleton that was found along one of the local rivers.

4 Thank Dennis G

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