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Top Rated Attractions

  • Happy Rock

    Happy Rock

    Gladstone, Manitoba

    25-foot-high mineral ambassador of good will for the town of Gladstone -- get it?

  • Bruce: World's Largest Mosasaur Statue

    Bruce: World's Largest Mosasaur Statue

    Morden, Manitoba

    Prehistoric Mosasaurs were big, and so is this full-color statue: 43 feet long. Morden is home to the World's Longest Fossilized Mosasaur, also named Bruce.

  • Pose in Mouth of Prehistoric Fish

    Pose in Mouth of Prehistoric Fish

    Morden, Manitoba

    Xooey the Xiphactinus was unveiled in August 2018 -- 15 feet long, with a mouthful of dagger-like teeth.

  • Boy and the Boot

    Boy and the Boot

    Winnipeg, Manitoba

    Winnipeg's Boy with the Leaking Boot statue -- one of several scattered across North America -- arrived in 1898 in honor of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

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  • Altona: World's Tallest Painting on an Easel [tips]
  • Arborg: World's Largest Curling Stone [tips]
  • Austin: Steam Tractor of Canadian Progress [tips]
  • Boissevain: Tommy the Giant Turtle [tips]
  • Chatfield: Narcisse Snake Dens [tips]
  • Churchill: Inuit Culture Museum [tips]
  • Cooks Creek: Largest Lourdes Grotto in Manitoba [tips]
  • Dominion City: World's Largest Sturgeon [tips]
  • Elm Creek: World's (2nd) Largest Fire Hydrant [tips]
  • Flin Flon: Flinty's Submarine [tips]
  • Flin Flon: Flinty, Sci-Fi Mascot of Flin Flon [tips]
  • Gimli: Big Viking [tips]
  • Gladstone: Happy Rock
  • Glenboro: Sara the Camel [tips]
  • Holland: Holland Windmill [tips]
  • Komarno: World's Largest Mosquito [tips]
  • La Riviere: Big Turkey [tips]
  • Meleb: Three Big Mushrooms [tips]
  • Melita: Sunny The Banana [tips]
  • Morden: Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre [tips]
  • Morden: Bruce: World's Largest Mosasaur Statue
  • Morden: Pose in Mouth of Prehistoric Fish
  • Petersfield: Big Mallard Duck [tips]
  • Portage La Prairie: World's Largest Coke Can [tips]
  • Riverton: Largest Moose in Manitoba [tips]
  • Roland: World's Largest Pumpkin [tips]
  • Selkirk: Chuck the Channel Catfish [tips]
  • Selkirk: Wheels from Huge Ox Cart [tips]
  • St. Claude: World's Largest Tobacco Pipe [tips]
  • Steinbach: 40-Foot-Long Rolls Royce [tips]
  • The Pas: Sam Waller Museum [tips]
  • Transcona: Hi Neighbour Sam: Statue Greeter [tips]
  • Treherne: Glass Bottle House and Church [tips]
  • Winnipeg: Winnie the Bear Statue [tips]
  • Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jets Statues [tips]
  • Winnipeg: Boy and the Boot
  • Winnipeg Beach: Big Indian - Whispering Giant [tips]

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