Welcome to Winnipeg
Known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. Winnipeg was at the heart of the country’s fur trade and instrumental in developing Canada’s gateway to the west. Home to a grain exchange, Winnipeg’s architecture and neighbourhoods reflect the profound character of this small prairie town.
Over the last decades, Winnipeg has developed into a cosmopolitan city complete with top-notch restaurants, swanky boutiques, exciting attractions and an arts and culture scene.
The temperature in June averages around 24°C / 11°C
Due to its northern location, Winnipeg residents enjoy up to 16 hours of sunlight daily during the summer months.
Winnipeg is located in the Central Standard Time Zone (CST).
The Top 5 Attractions of Winnipeg
These five popular museums and destinations were recommended by the CMSC 2023 Conference chair, Dr. Olanrewaju Ojo.
These attractions can be visited before or after the conference. They are all less than a 25-minute drive away or 40 minutes by public transportation. Take advantage of your travels and explore Winnipeg, Manitoba!
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
This is the first museum in the world dedicated to the exploration of human rights and features interactive exhibits, galleries, and educational programs.
The Manitoba Museum
A world-class museum that provides visitors with an interactive experience showcasing the natural and human history of Manitoba.
This historic site is located at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers and is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. The Forks features a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, as well as a large park and scenic walking paths.
Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq
This gallery showcases an extensive collection of contemporary and historical Canadian and indigenous art.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet
This world-renowned ballet company performs a variety of classical and contemporary ballets.
View the top 10 must-see attractions of Winnipeg: https://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/things-to-do/top-tens/must-sees
This includes the Royal Canadian Mint, Assiniboine Forest, The Exchange District National Historic Site, and much more!