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94-1st Avenue Gimli Manitoba | 204 642-4001
Monday through Friday 10 – 4pm | Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 4:00pm

Friday, October 21st
Annual Walk to the White Rock

Admission to the museum will be free all day.

NIHM will partner once again with the Gimli Icelandic Canadian Society for the annual Walk to the White Rock.

Starts 12:30 at the museum and will be followed by refreshments and speaker Björg Hjartardóttir from Iceland.

We will also open two new temporary exhibits.

Hope of Victory

New Iceland in the Struggle for Women’s Suffrage.
An in-house exhibit.

International Peace Gardens Exhibit

Garry Enns, CEO will introduce exhibits from the International Peace Gardens –

Should Women Have the Vote?

and Women and the Great War.


Björg Hjartardóttir is an independent researcher, affiliated with the Reykjavík Academy. She is a former PhD Candidate at the University of British Columbia and has a master’s degree in Gender & Ethnicity from Utrecht University in The Netherland.

Her research at UBC was focused on the Icelandic-Canadian suffrage periodical Freyja (1898-1910). Björg is working on a forthcoming book, Lesið í Freyju, where examples from Freyja will be published and placed in the context of the history of women’s suffrage activism among Icelandic Canadians.




The New Iceland Heritage Museum’s
Annual Fundraising Gala


A dining experience like no other!

Friday, October 28th at the Lakeview Gimli Resort

Hosted by the always entertaining Doreen Pendgracs author of Chocolatour: A Quest for the World's Best Chocolate
Each course will contain award winning Hummingbird chocolate!

Prior to each course you will enjoy a sample of the unique chocolate paired with a sample of select wine. Doreen will guide you through this process to assist you in savouring the delicate notes in both the chocolate and wine

Tickets $70   Tables of 8 can be reserved for $500

To reserve your ticket to this culinary experience call 204-642-4001

Iceland Rocks!
A Fiery Saga

One third of the lava  that has flowed on earth in recorded history has come from Iceland.

Discover this fiery saga at the New Iceland Heritage Museum home to the largest collection of Icelandic rocks and minerals outside of Iceland.

Don’t miss the opportunity to behold the beauty and diversity of this unique exhibit. A stunning collection of rocks and minerals, permitted for the first time to leave Iceland by the Icelandic Institute of Natural History.


New Iceland Heritage Museum
#108 - 94 1st Avenue
Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B1

Phone: (204) 642-4001