Regina Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Regina

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A visit to the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in on the waterfront in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada will give you a tour of the law making process of the province. Seven days a week there are free tours for the general public and school groups. They begin every half hour during the operating times of the building: 8am to 5pm during the winter and 8am to 9pm during the summer. Individual visitors can drop by but groups should book ahead.

During your tour you can also read a Parliamentary Education brochure or watch a similarly themed video on request. If you plan your visit right you can even listen in a legislative session. Specific question and answer sessions are Monday and Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings.

On a tour you will not only learn about Parliamentary procedure, but you can also learn about the building itself. It was built in the early 1900s using white stone. Of historical interest in the building is the table that was used to sign Quebec's provincial charter in 1864... read more arrow
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The MacKenzie Art Gallery is located in Regina, Saskatchewan on Albert Street. The gallery is open seven days a week but hours change on weekends and holidays, so be sure to check before visiting. Admission is free most of the time; occasionally a special exhibit will be showing that will ask for a cover charge. Free parking is available and the entire gallery is wheelchair accessible.

The MacKenzie Art Gallery is committed to sharing the world's artistic heritage with the people of Saskatchewan. They have 24,000 square feet in which they try to showcase artists from every country. They also often feature artists from Canada's First Nations. All of the exhibits are set up for self-touring and have explanation panels on display next to the pictures. However, if you are interested in a tour you can take a free one on Friday night or during the afternoon on weekends... read more arrow
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The RCMP, or Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Heritage Centre is located on Dewdney Avenue in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is open to the public seven days a week from 10am to 5pm during the winter and a few hours longer during the summer. Admission for adults is $12; students and seniors can get in for $10 and an even deeper discount applies to RCMP employees and veterans.

The RCMP Heritage Centre is located at the cadet academy or Depot Division. While the Mounties have been in action for 135 years, the centre only opened in 2007. The main exhibits include: the creation of the mounted police in 1873, the presence of the Mounties in Canada's Wild West, arctic patrolling, the current challenges faced by Mounties in modern Canada, the global presence of the RCMP, modern policing techniques, and a half hour multi-media presentation about the RCMP as a whole.

You can also visit their temporary exhibition hall that houses traveling presentations such as Canada's role in UN peacekeeping forces... read more arrow
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The Royal Saskatchewan Museum is located on Albert Street in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is open seven days a week year round. During the winter months it is open from 9am to 4:30pm. From May to Labour Day it is open until 5:30pm. Admission is by donation only, however the suggested contribution is $6 for adults, $3 for children, and $15 for families. While the exhibits are displayed in English, French language translations are available on request. The entire facility is handicap accessible. There is free onsite parking and four local bus lines that stop near the museum.

The museum has three main galleries: Life Sciences, First Nations, and Earth Sciences. Life Sciences explores the delicate balance of Canada's ecosystem, as well as animals and insects from around the world. The First Nations gallery shows art and artifacts from the first people to settle Canada... read more arrow
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The Saskatchewan Government House is located on Dewdney Avenue in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm throughout the year. During its operation a tour begins every hour. Individuals can just arrive, but groups of ten or more should book in advance. The entire facility is handicap accessible and admission is free.

Government House is the restored residence of Lieutenant Governor Amédée Forget when he was ruling the western edges of Canada for the Crown. You can take a tour of this opulent house as well as tour the Edwardian style garden full of Dutch tulips during the summer months. Adjacent to the mansion in an interpretive centre that gives visitors more information about how Canadian government works, especially in relation to the Crown. The centre is interactive and visitors will enjoy a transparent map of the original northwestern territories as well as the chance to overhear a dinner party conversation at the push of a button... read more arrow

* Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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