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Beaver Creek Conservation Area

8 miles s. on Hwy. 219 (Lorne Ave.)

Saskatoon,  S7K 3G5 CAN

(306) 374-2474

Free

Daily 9-9, July-Aug.; daily 9-5, May-June; Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. and holidays noon-5, Sept.-Oct.; Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. noon-5, rest of year

Beaver Creek Conservation Area is 13 km (8 mi.) s. on Hwy. 219 (Lorne Ave.). Self-guided nature trails and interpretive displays are offered..

 

Diefenbaker Canada Centre

101 Diefenbaker Pl.
Saskatoon,  S7N 5B8 CAN

(306) 966-8384

Admission charged.

Mon.-Fri. 9:30-4:30, Sat.-Sun. and holidays noon-4:30; closed Jan. 1, Good Friday, Nov. 11 and Dec. 25-26

Diefenbaker Canada Centre is on the University of Saskatchewan campus. The archives and personal belongings of prime minister John Diefenbaker are housed at the center; his grave site is on the grounds. The museum also offers changing exhibits about Canadian history, art, politics, science, culture and current affairs.

 

Gladys' Doll House

4 km (2.5 mi.) n. on Hwy. 12 from 71st St., then 1.6 km (1 mi.) e. and 1 km (.6 mi.) n.

Saskatoon,  S7K 3J7 CAN

(306) 933-2638

Admission charged.

Daily 1-7, June-Aug.; by appointment rest of year

More than 1,000 new and antique dolls are featured. Each group of dolls is displayed depicting a scene best describing its history and background.

 

Mendel Art Gallery and Civic Conservatory

950 Spadina Crescent E.
Saskatoon,  S7K 3H6 CAN

(306) 975-7610

Free

Daily 9-9; closed Dec. 25 

Mendel Art Gallery And Civic Conservatory is at 950 Spadina Crescent E. in a park between Queen and 25th Sts. This attractive complex overlooks the South Saskatchewan River. In the art gallery are exhibitions of international, national and regional works, including historical and contemporary art. Visitors may view the display of tropical and native plants in the conservatory. Programs and activities are presented in combination with each series of exhibitions.

 

Musée Ukraina Museum

202 Ave. M. South

Saskatoon,  S7K 3H5 CAN

(306) 244-4212

Admission charged.

Mon.-Sat. 11-5, Sun. 1-5

Musée Ukraina Museum is next to St. George's Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral at 202 Ave. M. South. Ethnographic collections represent the spiritual, material and folkloric cultural heritage of Ukraine. Interpretive tours portray Ukrainian civilization from prehistory to the commencement of emigration. The adjacent cathedral, with its Ukrainian Eastern Byzantine Rite architecture, art and iconography, may be viewed upon request.

 

Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre

120 33rd St. E.
Saskatoon,  S7K 0S2 CAN

(306) 373-9901

Free

Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30. Tours are given Tues.-Wed. by appointment

The center is dedicated to preserving First Nations cultures in Saskatchewan such as the Woodland, Swampy and Plains Cree; Dene; Saulteaux; Dakota; Lakota; and Nakota. Exhibits include historic artifacts as well as contemporary arts and crafts.

 

Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corp. Emerald Casino

Ruth St. W. & Lorne Ave. S.

Saskatoon,  S7K 4E4 CAN

(306) 683-8840

Mon.-Thurs. 10:30 a.m.-2 a.m., Fri.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.-4 a.m., Sun. noon-2 a.m.; closed Easter and Dec. 24-25

Casino games and entertainment.

 

Saskatoon Zoo and Forestry Farm Park

1903 Forest Dr.
Saskatoon,  S7S 1G9 CAN

(306) 975-3382

Admission charged.

Zoo and park open daily 9-9, May 1-Labour Day; 10-4, rest of year

Displayed in settings resembling their natural habitats are 350 species of birds and animals native to Saskatchewan and western Canada. The park offers a children's petting zoo, a reptile and tropical fish display, stocked fishing pond and nature walkways. The Kinsmen Express train provides a tour around the park and zoo.

 

Shearwater Boat Cruises

off Spadina Crescent opposite Kinsmen Park, at the Mendel Art Gallery dock.

Cruises depart daily at 2:30, 4 and 5:30, May 12-Sept. 30. Schedule may vary; phone ahead

Saskatoon,  SK S0J 1A0 CAN

(888) 747-7572

Scenic 1-hour cruises aboard the Saskatoon Princess take in the downtown waterfront and include commentary about the city's history.

 

Ukrainian Museum of Canada

910 Spadina Crescent E.
Saskatoon,  S7K 3H5 CAN

Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5; closed Jan. 1 and 7, Good Friday, Ukrainian Good Friday, Victoria Day, Labour Day and Dec. 25

Admission charged.

Exhibits include folk and fiber art, domestic and agricultural tools, and documents and photographs of Ukrainian immigrants. Guided tours are available.

 

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Wanuskewin Heritage Park is 5 km (3.1 mi.) n. on Hwy. 11, 3 km (1.9 mi.) s. on Warman Rd., then 2 km (1.2 mi.) e. on Penner Rd.

Saskatoon,  S7K 3J7 CAN

(306) 931-6767

Daily 9-9, Victoria Day weekend-Labour Day weekend; 9-5, rest of year. Closed Good Friday and Dec. 25

Cree for “seeking peace of mind,” Wanuskewin is a 290-acre First Nation heritage park that traces more than 6,000 years of area history. The park showcases 19 archeological sites where such artifacts as a medicine wheel and tipi rings have been unearthed. An interpretive center overlooks a valley where stampeding bison plunged over a cliff to their death. Hands-on exhibits, computer-activated displays and two audiovisual presentations portray the Northern Plains Indian culture. An outdoor activity area allows visitors to help build a tipi or tan a hide. Native performers present Indian dances, songs and storytelling in a 500-seat amphitheater. Self-guiding trails meander through the park and feature interpretive signs explaining past uses of the land. Food is available.

 

Western Development Museum's 1910 Boomtown

2610 Lorne Ave.
Saskatoon,  S7J 0S6 CAN

Admission charged.

Daily 9-5, Apr.-Dec.; Tues.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1 and Dec. 25

Western Development Museum's 1910 Boomtown is at 2610 Lorne Ave. This indoor representation of a typical prairie town features more than 30 buildings. Displays include transportation artifacts and vintage agricultural equipment. Food is available.

 


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