This Fall, Explore a Museum
Looking for something to do this fall? How about trip through time or into the world of an artist? Regina and area have a multitude of museums worth exploring.
• Art Gallery of Regina – Located in the Neil Balkwill Centre in Cathedral Village, this public art gallery is free to visit. The gallery supports both artists and audiences to connect the community to art. Offering exhibitions, workshops and talks, learn more at artgalleryofregina.ca for details on current events.
• Dunlop Art Gallery – located at Regina Public Library’s Central and Sherwood Village branches, this gallery showcases diverse artworks, often with a focus on contemporary culture. Offering exhibitions, workshops, art rental and more, see what’s currently on at reginalibrary.ca/dunlop-art-gallery.
• Government House – this National Historic Site and Provincial Heritage Property is fun for the whole family. Step back in time and see how Saskatchewan once was. With guided tours, exhibits and galleries, you’ll get lost in the history. Learn more at governmenthousesk.ca.
• Mackenzie Art Gallery – With eight galleries, and nearly 5,000 works of art in the permanent collection, this gallery is to be savoured. Located in Wascana Park, prepare to spend some time here. Learn more at mackenzie.art for hours and current programming.
• RCMP Heritage Centre – Opened in 2007, this centre tells the story of the RCMP from its formation in 1873 to today. With a theatre, gift shop and event space, you’ll find both traditional museum exhibits, live events and even virtual reality. Learn more at rcmphc.com.
• Royal Saskatchewan Museum – Home to the world’s largest T.Rex (yes, we’re talking about Scotty), head here to explore our province’s unique natural history. Did you know that research also takes place here? Museum scientists are studying Saskatchewan’s rare and endangered species and more. Find out more at royalsaskmuseum.ca.
• Saskatchewan Military Museum – this museum is only open twice a week, but it holds a major collection of our province’s military history. Located at the Regina Armouries on Elphinstone Street, explore Saskatchewan’s military history and contributions to Canada’s military efforts. Details at saskatchewanmilitarymuseum.com.
• Saskatchewan Science Centre – tucked away in Wascana Park, this is a place you can be a kid again. With hands-on exhibits spread over two floors and an IMAX theatre, you can have fun and learn at the same time. Learn more at sasksciencecentre.com.
• Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame – this gem is in the heart of downtown on Victoria Avenue. Explore more than 100 years of Saskatchewan sports history and athleticism including Saskatchewan’s presence at the Olympics and our great love of football. Find out more at sasksportshalloffame.com.