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Living Prairie Museum

2795 Ness Ave | R3J 3S4, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 3S4, Canada
+1 204-832-0167
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Very interesting visit

Lots to see and visit. Explore the different types of plants natural to this area the guided tours... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bruce B
Urban natural areas

With this being the most endangered ecosystem on the planet, any measures to help preserve Tall... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Lee A
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
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“native plants” (3 reviews)
“self guided” (2 reviews)
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2795 Ness Ave | R3J 3S4, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 3S4, Canada
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+1 204-832-0167
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to see and visit. Explore the different types of plants natural to this area the guided tours are most informative.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

With this being the most endangered ecosystem on the planet, any measures to help preserve Tall Grass Prairie should be welcomed. The park office does some nice additional things such as selling native plants in spring for your garden or the monarch butterfly release in...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I really liked this small, local museum. They are keeping alive a part of our Prairie history. I especially liked the interactive displays and an informative chat with one of the guides. There's a good selection of books, including Peterson First Guides, and there's also...More

1  Thank Paulshappy
Reviewed April 2, 2017

We did the free snowshoe day this past February. City supplies the snowshoes and we supply the feet. Wonderful to tramp across the crisp snow in supportive footwear. This is a nice place to spend an afternoon. We have also done those same trails in...More

Thank WinnipegBob2
Reviewed November 16, 2016

It is small field but nice stroll. It is nice to have a green space that has all native plants. Worth the walk.

Thank cwoywada
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Very nice grounds to just walk and enjoy a trip back in time of the I disturbed prairies. Unfortunately we came on a day the interpretive centre was closed.

Thank canadamaus
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Living Prairie Museum is located at 2795 Ness Avenue in Winnipeg, The museum preserves an uncultivated 12-hectare section of prairie grassland in St. James. The amount that exists anywhere in Manitoba is only 1/20th of 1% of the original tall grass prairie. A study...More

2  Thank Bill Z
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I admire the dedication of the workers here to the restoration and preservation of our natural prairie habitat.

Thank Jmclelle
Reviewed July 16, 2016

It was exciting to learn of the existence of this museum in the city of Winnipeg on a recent visit. Even more amazing is the fact: in "Manitoba only 1/20th of 1% of the original tall grass prairie remains. The Living Prairie Museum is one...More

1  Thank Islander280
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Never knew of this place having grown up here originally. Very limited and appeared to be more of a local school activity destination. Got the impression it was on a very low budget. Sign markers would have helped buy the guide sheet and marked stones...More

Thank Ray K
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