Free Admission on July 1st to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday


Opening on July 1st
When the Wind is Right

10 years of selected sailing photos by Linda Vermeulen.

This exhibit coincides with the Sailing Competition being hosted by the Gimli Yacht Club for Canada Games 2017.

July 1st to August 31st 2017.

Learn more...

The New Iceland Heritage Museum Presents:

New Iceland Adventures!

Join us at the New Iceland Heritage Museum for fun themed programs for kids aged 8-12. 1:00-3:30, Saturday Afternoons

Themes include:

July 8, 2017:
Viking Ships and Games!

July 15, 2017:
Mythology and Folklore!

August 12, 2017:

August 19, 2017:
Icelandic and Viking Culture!

For more information and to register, email us at or call us at 204-642-4001


Summer Activities

Rresented by Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre & RM of Gimli

Come and join us for some fun in the sun!

#1 Centre Street (right across from the Lakeview) 1:30—3:30 pm, Ages 7-12

For more information and to register please contact us at: or 204-642-7974

Activities are free but please feel free to feed Pete the Pelican

Fish Day—July 12 & 26
Fish are important in Gimli and in New Iceland. Come and learn about fish, while doing some fun activities. You will be building a fish hat - play-ing fish games and more!

Critter Day—July 29th
 Learn about fish critters -create “your own” fish fly. Go critter dipping and more critter activities.

Beach Day—July 2nd & August 23rd
Build and fly a paper kite, learn how to build a sand castle, do a scavenger hunt and play some beach games . ** no swimming as there will be no lifeguard on duty.

Bird Day— August 9th—August 16
Learn about Birds while playing bird bingo and identifying birds in Gimli.

Art Day - August 30th
Paint Pictures, Paint pet rocks and other art creations


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

Phone: (204) 642-4001

follow us