Highlights from the collection

Lower Fort Garry has 46,000 objects on-site. The artifacts featured here are selected from this larger collection of artifacts and historical reproductions. There are 13 buildings at Lower Fort Garry, including nine buildings furnished to represent the mid-1800s, three museum display spaces, and a gun powder magazine.

Parks Canada interpreters use these historic objects to present the story of Lower Fort Garry and provide visitors with a chance to encounter Manitoba's rich history. The objects on site are valuable cultural resources that are displayed for public enjoyment and also carefully protected for the benefit of future generations.