Museums & Heritage

Fort Dauphin Museum

The Fort Dauphin Museum examines life in the Parkland from prehistoric life, the lives of Aboriginal peoples, through the arrival of explorers and the fur trade, the birth of the Métis people and early pioneer settlers. An impressive wooden palisade, reminiscent of an 18th century fur trade post, protects the museum. The site features several pioneer buildings and artifacts from

Dauphin Rail Museum & CNR Station

Housed in the magnificent brick Canadian Northern Railway Station built in 1912, the Dauphin Rail Museum contains artifacts, pictures and archival material related to 100 years of railway service in the region. Next to an active CN and VIA line, the museum houses a model railroad depicting Dauphin’s rail facilities in 1954. A PSC caboose and a 15 stall roundhouse

Lt. Col. W.G. Barker V.C. & WWII Training Sites

Lt. Col. W.G. Barker V.C. – The pride of Dauphin, Lieutenant-Colonel W. (Billy) G. Barker V. C. is known as one of Canada’s most celebrated heroes of World War I. Gallantly serving as an ace pilot, Barker’s reputation gained him international prominence. William George Barker was born November 3, 1894 in Dauphin. Following basic military training he went overseas June

Negrych Pioneer Homestead

Experience a fascinating glimpse into a traditional way of life. The Negrych Pioneer Homestead is believed to be the only complete Ukrainian homestead still in existence, and is now a National Historic Site. Located near Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, it was built between 1897 and 1910 by Wasyl and Anna Negrych and was still run according to traditional practice until two

Selo Ukraina Heritage & Festival Site

Selo Ukraina Heritage Village Dedicated to promoting the awareness and preservation of Ukrainian heritage and culture, this picture perfect site sweeps visitors back to a time long gone. The Ukrainian Heritage Village living museum depicts a pioneer crossroads settlement of the prairies between 1896 and 1925. The village consists of 3 pioneer homes, several farm buildings, a church, prairie school and

The Watson Art Centre

The WAC is now a designated heritage site with the Province of Manitoba and the City of Dauphin, ensuring its historic character is maintained.  The WAC is financed by Manitoba Cultural Heritage & Tourism, the City of Dauphin, rental income, memberships and various fund-raising programs. Visit us Monday – Friday, 12- 5pm and give us a call at 204-622-6231. Visit

Trembowla Cross of Freedom

Want to learn to bake bread in a peech, make borscht, or thatch a roof? You can do all three at Trembowla by booking your group experience through Dauphin Experiences at Trembowla. This tranquil National and Provincial Heritage Site lies just 20 minutes north of Dauphin, but it will take you back over a century in time. The site and

Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection

In 1916, the Ukrainian Catholics of Dauphin held their first service. By 1936, the parish had increased, and a new church had to be erected. The Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection began construction in 1936 and was finished by 1939. The architecture of this monument was designed by Father Philip Ruh, and his work became known as “prairie cathedrals.”