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Icelandic Heritage

Center Street, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0, Canada
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A short movie at beginning of museum was interesting. Small museum with small gift shop area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yorba Linda, California
nice photo opportunity

There are 2 polar bear status in Gimli. They are nice for taking a photo but that's it. It's one of... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2016
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Center Street, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short movie at beginning of museum was interesting. Small museum with small gift shop area. Good for history buffs.

Thank CandyfromCalifornia
Reviewed December 16, 2016

There are 2 polar bear status in Gimli. They are nice for taking a photo but that's it. It's one of the main attractions along with the Viking statue

Thank gudrunst
Reviewed September 10, 2016

The New Icelandic Heritage Musem is a great place to learn about the local culture. Both Icelandic and Ukrainian heritage helped build this community and their stories are told here.

Thank dpendgracs
Reviewed May 29, 2016

Gimli is a lovely place to visit, got a lot of fond memories from 1981, 1983, 1994 and again 2015 always find my way back to Gimli Icelandic Centre is a lovely place to learn about the history

Thank AndyCorns
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Very quaint Town that triples its population in summertime. Lots of local Icelandic history and amazing to discover the immensity of the fishing industry for those expecting a normal Prairie landscape. Read story boards of Ice Harvesting, fishing and the early settlers. Very good display...More

1  Thank hankm780
Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a very interesting museum. It has very good displays and traces the Icelandic Heritage of Gimli.

1  Thank GaleAS
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Before anything else: Don't expect to find here the story of Icelandic immigration to Manitoba, but you can get a glimpse of some pieces of their heritage.

1  Thank carlito154954
Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

What a knowledgeable guide at this museum! Did the self guided tour but then was able to talk to the woman selling the $5 senior tickets. She can trace her heritage back to the real RAGNOR NORTHBROOK, of the Vikings series. Loved the history of...More

1  Thank shinyburlingtonON
Reviewed September 5, 2014

My sister and I made a road trip from Seattle to Mountain, ND for the annual Icelandic Festival and to explore where our great grandparents lived after immigrating to the USA via Canada. While there we were informed of the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Manitoba....More

1  Thank Timothy D
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went at Gimli Beach yesterday with some friends and we really enjoyed it. Even if the there were many rocks in the sand, we enjoyed playing volleyball and football. The water was kind of cold but it was refreshing. Next to the beach there...More

3  Thank Nd12345678
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