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1867 – Rebellion & Confederation
Opening on February 20th

The New Iceland Heritage Museum is hosting  a new travelling exhibit, “1867 – Rebellion & Confederation”. It will be on display until June 23rd, 2017. This is a very fitting exhibit to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, talking about the how it all began.

A representative from the Museum of History, in Quebec, will be speaking.


There will be refreshments served and in the spirit of Louis Riel Day the museum will be offering free admission. Museum will be open 10:00 -4:00.



On July 1, 1867, Confederation was proclaimed, marking the birth of today’s Canada and the culmination of a journey that had taken nearly 30 years.

This exhibition explores the route to nationhood taken by a society in transition, and by the people who fought, negotiated and made compromises to forge a more peaceable union.

By tracing the pivotal moments leading to the draft of the British North America Act, this exhibition helps visitors to better understand how this legacy continues to affect our identity, our values and our institutions.

Monday, February 27th

1:30 –Movie Presentation

“Icelandic-Canadian Folkculture Reflections: A Manitoba Documentary”

A documentary interviewing 24 people from Manitoba’s Interlake region and in Winnipeg

2:30 - Join us for a creampuff!

$3.00 (Includes:  1 creampuff and coffee/tea, Movie and admission into the museum)

Lady of the Lake Theatre

Everyone welcome!

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

Phone: (204) 642-4001