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Relax, unwind and rejuvenate at Winnipeg’s newest spa, Thermëa by Nordik Spa-Nature. Inspired by techniques found in Nordic countries, Thermëa is a spa set in nature that features Nordic baths and waterfalls, steam bath, Finnish sauna, and relaxation areas. Revitalize senses with a massage or a body treatment and a delicious and healthy meal at the on-site restaurant. Thermëa is located adjacent to the Crescent Drive Golf course, only 20 minutes from downtown Winnipeg
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has launched an innovative mobile app that includes accessibility features unparalleled by any museum in the world. The free app will enhance visitors’ journeys through the museum and allow them to experience it at their own pace. The app contains a self-guided tour component (using audio, images, text and video), interactive map, mood meter, and more.
The zoo’s Journey to Churchill exhibit is the most comprehensive polar bear exhibit in the world where guided programs allow groups to discover how seals, Arctic fox, musk ox, snowy owls and other northern mammals have adapted in their Arctic habitats. The comprehensive 10-acre exhibit also brings you nose-to-nose with polar bears in a four-season, five-sense educational experience like none other.
Go back to antiquity at the Winnipeg Art Gallery where, starting in April 2015, the priceless, monumental Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin will feature sculptures dating from the 5th century BC to the 2nd century AD. Winnipeg is one of only two North American cities to have the privilege of displaying these classical works which the WAG’s curatorial staff will describe in detail, revealing the mythology, artistry and historical setting surrounding these works.
Starting October 2015, National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorer an exhibit at The Manitoba Museum which chronicles the work of modern-day explorers, scientists, adventurers and photographers – along with the technologies they use – to bring the world’s most remote regions to a large audience. It will be an absolute must for anyone yearning for the wider world, both young and old alike.
Add the soaring sounds of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra to your travel plans. The WSO is proud to offer many options from enjoying a wonderful concert to an all-inclusive evening. Enhance your orchestra experience and take your group on a backstage tour, and host a meet-and-greet or pre-concert talk with the conductor and WSO musicians. The 2015/2016 season features an incredible variety, including 14 –year old prodigy Umi Garrett – who blew away Ellen at the age of 8 in her first television appearance – playing Mozart (September 25-26, 2015), Chinese violin sensation Tianwa Yang (September 18-19, 2015), Quartetto Gelato, the multi-faceted ensemble who will bring Latin rhythm, gypsy showpieces and beautiful Neapolitan songs (October 16-18), and Rufus Wainwright with the WSO (March 11-13 2016).