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Address: 520 Lagimodiere Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone Number: 204-983-6429; CAN +1 800 267 1871; US +1 800 268 6468
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: 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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It's something you have to see

Took the kids and even they were impressed, from the history of the mint to the statistics the questions abound. Take a few hours off to see it -- Maybe bring home a souvenir

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Minnesota
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133 reviews 133 reviews
37 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Took the kids and even they were impressed, from the history of the mint to the statistics the questions abound. Take a few hours off to see it -- Maybe bring home a souvenir

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Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I visited the Mint in the springtime, Winnipeg was still covered in snow. I toured the Mint without a guide and it was great to see the coin-making process. The halls are lined with huge windows where you can watch the coins being made and stamped in the factory. There was a large amount of information about coins in Canada... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

fun to see that little metal commodity come to life! Some interesting facts, you probably did not know...must visit.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Mint is well worth a tour. The staff is very knowledgeable and answers questions well. To see how our coins are minted and handled makes us aware of the many precautions that affect the manufacturing. Also learned about the many foreign coins made here in Winnipeg.

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Montreal
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241 reviews 241 reviews
74 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great place to visit when in Winnipeg. It is a bit far away, so, with a public transit it will take you at least one hour with quite bit a walk to get there. Taxi is about $20 to downtown. Royal Mint is really great place well organized for visits. We took a guided tour and our guide was Ms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I went to the Mint last year. It was very amazing and surprising!! I tried to make a coin. In winter, maybe it's a good time for your children!!!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is an excellent and informative place to visit-- even the gift shop, which sells very high quality collector coins, is informative. You get a tour of the facility at a comfortable pace with a knowledgeable guide. The best part is watching the mint in action as millions of coins from many nations are struck. I was impressed at how... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was skeptical, but this was one of the most fun places we visited! The tour guides do a great job making a could be boring thing into something really awesome! :)

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Brights Grove, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Arrived a little early for the tour. There were enough activities and displays to keep us busy. My husband went ahead and did the self guided tour on the second level as well. The women showing the items for sale were very knowledgeable and friendly. Wish I would have bought one of their fabulous coin pendants. Tour was great but... More 

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Prince Albert
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The mint was great but the tour guide lacked the honesty and personality for the job. Other wise very interesting place to visit.

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