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About Winnipeg | Things To Do And See

Assiniboine Park - Zoo, Conservatory, and Pavilion

Accessible from Corydon Ave
or Wellington Crescent
or walk across the bridge by
Portage Ave & Overdale Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
telephone: 204-986-PARK

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Winnipeg Assiniboine Park Flowers garden Assiniboine Park, located north of the Assiniboine Forest, was established in 1904. It is built on land donated to the city of Winnipeg by a dairy farmer. It covers 1,100 acres, 400 acres of these are designed in the English landscape style.

The Park includes the 700-acre Assiniboine Forest, Assiniboine Park Zoo, Assiniboine Park Conservatory, the historic Assiniboine Winnipeg Assiniboine park pavillion Park Pavilion (which is a favored spot for weddings), formal and informal gardens, a sculpture garden, the Lyric Theatre - an outdoor band shell for performing arts plus numerous other attractions.

Winnipeg Assiniboine park Zoo Located in Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park, the Assiniboine Park Zoo is a great family-friendly Winnipeg attraction.

In 1904 the City of Winnipeg Parks Board started the zoo by purchasing native animals which included deer, bison, and elk. In 1908, the bear enclosure was built, and by 1909, the zoo had 116 animals of 19 species.

Now with close to 400 species in its collection, the Assiniboine Park Zoo is a great place for an up-close viewing of animals from all corners of the world.

Assiniboine Park and Forest is a regular and beloved destination for millions of Winnipeg residents and visitors annually.

Assiniboine Park conservatory The Assiniboine Park Conservatory is one of the earliest park features. It contains more than 8,000 flowers, plants and trees non-native to Manitoba that grow lavishly in the Palm House and Display Gardens. The original Palm House was erected in 1914 and redesigned in 1968. The Conservatory and English Garden are open free of charge to the public every day of the year.

Winnipeg Assiniboine Park miniature steam train

A miniature steam train, located on the south side of the old Zoo parking lot, runs daily from noon to 6:00 pm (May long weekend to September long weekend).