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Nature Under Glass

Nature Under Glass

Montréal Biodôme

Discover the incomparable beauty of some of the world's most diverse and unique ecosystems at Montreal's world-famous Biodome. Sheltering five real life ecosystems, the Biodome offers glimpses of life in the most extreme ecosystems; from the Antarctic to a...

Seasons of New France

Seasons of New France

Centre de référence de l'Amérique française

The history of New France is one of many changes. The French Colonies of Quebec introduced Catholic customs and traditions to the New World, ushering in centuries of social transformation.As European settlement took root in New France, groups like the...

On The Ice

On The Ice

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

This Community Memories exhibit celebrates Manitoba's rich Olympic heritage, from the province's first appearance at the Olympics in 1920 where it won a gold medal for Canada, to the Olympics in Salt Lake City. A team from Manitoba, the Winnipeg Falcons...

Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade: A Community History

Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade: A Community History

Jasper - Yellowhead Museum and Archives

This exhibit tells the history of the Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade. In the early days of Jasper, Alberta, the town site depended on those who volunteered their time and lives in order to battle the flames. The growth of the volunteer brigade, which...

The Légaré Mill... Living History

The Légaré Mill... Living History

Site historique du Moulin Légaré

On the banks of Quebec's Chêne River, the Légaré Mill, the oldest water-driven flour mill in North America, has been in constant operation since its completion in 1763. Today, the mill still produces and sells between 30 and 40 tons of wheat flour and...

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

The Galt

Samuel Benfield Steele was one of the first to join the North-West Mounted Police, back in 1873. By the time he retired after forty years of service, Samuel had served all across Canada. This Community Memories exhibit tells the story of the places and...

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Quesnel and District Museum and Archives

As a community, Quesnel, British Columbia, has developed into a prosperous and exciting place, both to live and to visit. This municipality has left behind an indescribable amount of history that intrigues the populace and defines the Cariboo as a place...

From Camp to Community: Walkthrough a Logging Camp

From Camp to Community: Walkthrough a Logging Camp

Zero One Design Inc.

Explore a virtual logging camp from the last century - look at what tools the loggers used, the hearty logger meals they ate and where they relaxed after a hard days work.

From Camp to Community: Cowichan Forestry Life

From Camp to Community: Cowichan Forestry Life

BC Forest Discovery Centre

Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley shelters forests that once lured loggers and now support communities of forestry workers. These communities take pride and interest in their own history, from the early camps to the towns of today. We invite you to...

Hulls on Hurontario: Collingwood's Maritime Legacy

Hulls on Hurontario: Collingwood's Maritime Legacy

Collingwood Museum

Collingwood, Ontario, was and still is affected by the marine history of the community. Collingwood maintained strong marine roots from the very early years of the 1850s, when the harbour was used primarily for boat building, through its era as a vital...

Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

Winterton Boat Building Museum

Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador, has a long boat building history tied to the settlement of the area and its traditional way of life. Our exhibit shows the boats that were built here, their use in the inshore fishery, and the boat building skills that...

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