Regina Sights and Landmarks Guide, Saskatchewan
Regina found in Saskatchewan, Canada has a lot of tourist spots which depict people’s love for their history. They have several museums embracing old artifacts coming from the country and other continents as well. Here are a few examples of the rich cultural and historical heritage of the city.
Government House Museum and Heritage Property
This spectacular structure was built in 1891 and is one of the first ancient buildings in Saskatchewan. The Lieutenant Governor who was the spoke person of the Queen at that time once lived in this building. This is the perfect place for those who want to see fantastic architecture, gardens and historic sites. There are tours for every 30 minutes. One will feel the environment of Victorian times while having a tour in the accurately renovated interior along with the guides wearing Victorian attire. People can opt to look at the different stocks at the gift shop or just sit and relax in the green landscapes of the Sylvia Fedoruk Conservatory.
MacKenzie Art Gallery
This art museum is the most desirable place for Canadian art lovers. The works of different American and European artists as well as the local artists are displayed in the museum. Exhibitions from different places and educational opportunities are available in the museum.
Regina Plains Museum
The history of Regina is well-kept through this historical museum. The museum focuses on significant matters like politics, economy, industry and culture. Displays are not permanent since there is a regular exhibit rotation. Visitors can choose if they want to tour by themselves or be accompanied by tourist guides.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Heritage Centre
This historical museum is dedicated to the group of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police which contributed to the development of Saskatchewan and Canada as a whole. The museum looks into the history, tradition, training and equipment which make the group different from other forces. One of the activities in the museum is the Sergeant Major’s Parade every weekend. One can also witness the flag lowering ceremony done by dressed-up members on horseback.
Royal Saskatchewan Museum
The museum presents topics about earth and life science and First nation heritage. People can obtain information about the study of rocks and minerals, plants and animals that were discovered here, and the history of the first people in the place. A T-Rex dinosaur is also displayed in the museum. This place is the perfect spot for all ages who want to learn while having fun.
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
This museum represents the Canadians' enthusiasm for sports. It displays different personal souvenirs collected from a variety of sporting teams. The profiles of the athletes who were recognized in the province’s Hall of Fame are also presented in the museum. Some of the sports represented are football, hockey, alpine and speed skating, curling, boxing and fencing.
The museums of Regina are places you will look forward to as travelers. You may opt for one related to your field of endeavor and interest. Take a travel back in time as you cherish each step you make towards the city’s attractions.
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