Imagine calling the caribou hide tipi home, as this museum features the history of the North.
Heritage North Museum consists of two log structures and an open-air blacksmith shop. See mounted animals native to the area, a boreal forest diorama with authentic caribou hide tipi, First Nations and fur trade artifacts, fossils, a woolly mammoth tusk, traveling exhibits and Inco and mining related artifacts. Blacksmith demonstrations occur periodically throughout the summer. The museum also houses an Institutional Archives and a Visitor Information Booth. Admission charged. Open year-round, Monday to Saturday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (winter), daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (summer). Tel. 204-677-2216; fax: 204-677-8953 Web: www.heritagenorthmuseum.ca E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: 162 Princeton Drive.