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Hillcrest Museum
26 Crescent Ave East
Souris MB  R0K 2C0

Region: Western
Primary Phone: 204-720-4562

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Admission: $5.00 adult; $3.00 6 to 16; 5 and under are FREE! Families $15 maximum

Regular Hours:
July 1- Labour Day

Off Season Hours:

About the Museum:

The Souris Hillcrest Community Corp. resides in a unique large stone and brick house built on the banks of the Souris River, c1910. Its castle like design features original woodwork and stained glass windows. The museum showcases the history and culture of Souris and district and has an extensive collection of over 5, 000 moths and butterflies from around the world. The museum also features an extensive collection of agriculture artifacts and a vintage CPR caboose.

The Museum showcases local, municipal, military, school and family histories as well as a world class collection of butterflies. A separate building houses a large collection of agricultural artifacts and you can walk through one of the last cabooses in service with the Canadian Pacific Railway.


Museum Events:

Christmas at the Museum

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The Association of Manitoba Museums acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 territory and the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the M├ętis Nation.