Living Prairie Museum

2795 Ness Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3J 3S4



Monday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

About Living Prairie Museum

Located inside the City of Winnipeg limits, is this 30 acre tall grass preserve supporting a variety of prairie plants and wildlife. This preserve was set aside in 1971 for preservation, research and educational purposes.


What to Do at Living Prairie Museum?

The Living Prairie Museum is one of the few remaining fragments of the tall grass prairie that once covered central North America. Spend time seeing the displays and walking through the preserve.

Living Prairie Museum Interpretive Centre also conducts special educational programs and guided hikes.

Learn about prairie habitat through the Monarch Butterfly Festival, Thursday Theme Days, Prairie Planting Workshops, and more educational programs.

You can use the Self-Guided Trail map to

When to visit Living Prairie Museum?


The prairie is open year-round from dawn until dusk whether or not the Museum Interpretive Centre is open.

Interpretive centre: May to June | Sunday | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
July – August | Daily | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

September to Thanksgiving Weekend | Sunday | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Time required to visit:

Atleast 1 hour, depending on interest

How much will it cost to visit Living Prairie Museum?

Admission is free, but donations are welcome.


How to get to Living Prairie Museum?

2795 Ness Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3J 3S4
Lat: 49.88744 Lon: -97.27245
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Parking: Parking lot

Public Transit Accessible:

What about amenities and accessibility?


Service animals allowed.


Bookstore/Gift Shop

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