|The Carberry Plains Museum
Address: 520 4 Ave, Carberry, MB R0K 0H0
Phone: (204) 834-6609
Visit the Carberry Plains Museum and touch and feel early prairie life.
The extensive artifact collections include paintings from the eccentric
Criddle-Vane family and memorabilia from famous former residents Tommy
Douglas, Stanley Knowles and WW1 pilot Wop May. The museum also
includes extensive sports memorabilia from all eras and many
This museum in Carberry occupies a former sash and door factory owned
and operated by James White. In 1939, White sold the building to J. H.
Toby and W. B. McKay who operated a machine shop in it. It became a
community museum in 1976 when local citizens, assisted by the Rural
Municipality of North Cypress, took over the building.
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Office: Old Town Hall – 122 Main Street
Ernest Thompson Seton was a world-renowned artist and naturalist who
spent much of his time between 1882-1892 in the Carberry and North
Cypress area. He often referred to his time here as the “Golden Years”
of his life and it inspired many of his later works.
Housed in one of Carberry’s many heritage buildings, the Seton Centre
is a small museum, art gallery and gift shop dedicated to the life and
works of Ernest Thompson Seton. We have recently finished building a
new addition and are very excited about the new opportunities it
Come and visit Manitoba’s only National Historic Site dedicated to the
First World War. A municipally run park by the Town of Carberry and the
Municipality of North Cypress-Langford known as the“Friend of