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Like a Pioneer - Homesteaders' Village Tour

Agriculture History & heritage Museum Tour
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Manitoba Agricultural Museum

Austin, MB

Directions: 3km South of the Junction between Highway #1 and Highway #34, on Highway #34.



Offered in English and French.


Come and visit the Homesteaders' Village at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum in a unique guided tour. The tour will focus on the life of the Pioneer and how the museum works all year at keeping it alive. Learn about the importance of the train and an elevator in Prairie life and the traditional log houses but also about how the Manitoba Agricultural Museum preserves Pioneers' heritage and keeps it alive through exciting activities and demonstrations!

Tours materials are developed for the whole family but advised for children 8 and older due to the length of the program. Families are welcome to come and go throughout the visit to accommodate their little ones' needs!

English Tours on Friday and Saturday at 10:30am - 1hr/1hr30min

French Tours on Friday and Saturday at 2pm - 1hr/1hr30min

Accessibility: Please contact us ahead of time to learn more about accessibility. Unfortunately, most of the Homesteaders' Village buildings are not wheelchair accessible.



Manitoba Agricultural Museum

The Manitoba Agricultural Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation and demonstration of Manitoba agricultural heritage.

It holds the largest collection of vintage farm machinery in Canada, with many dating back to the Pioneer era of Manitoba. The Homesteaders' Village represents village life at the turn of the 20th century with over 20 buildings. This collection comes to life in many events throughout the year, including the annual Manitoba Threshermen's Reunion & Stampede in July and Winter Wonderland in December.


Anais Biernat