Events

Our Climate Quest – Exhibit

"Our Climate Quest" is an national interactive exhibit about how small steps can lead to big change. It promises to be an engaging experience for the whole family. There is no cost to visit this exhibit Small Steps to Big Change. Make your mark at Our Climate Quest – a day of family fun to

Leaving Canada Speaker Series

Format: Webinar For the fourth installment of the “Leaving Canada” speaker series, Andrea Klassen, senior curator of Mennonite Heritage Village, will explore the interactions between Mennonite colonists in northern Mexico and their Mexican neighbours as depicted in the immigrant newspaper Die Steinbach Post. Drawing on her study of letters published in the Post from Mennonites in Mexico to their

All My Relations Series: Unpacking the Doctrine of Discovery with Josh Dueck

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

The Doctrine of Discovery has become a buzzword in the media and in conversations connected to Truth and Reconciliation. This evening’s conversation will unpack this and better equip Settler-Canadians in more thoroughly understanding how historic wrongs (including the church) have created present barriers for Indigenous people. It will challenge us to consider what our next

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

MHV will be open on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. There will be free admission and handouts for a self-guided reconciling history walking tour. Visit the Dirk Willems Peace Garden and take time to reflect and pray for the healing for our nation throughout the day.   Click here to see our events page.

Outdoor Village Closes

Our outdoor village closes to the public on Monday, October 3rd. The indoor museum remains open throughout winter. Click here for more information about our hours and admission charges.

Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteer Appreciation Have you volunteered with us this season! We want to express our appreciation for you! Join us in the auditorium on October 6 at 7:00pm for an evening of food, community, and appreciation! Want to get involved with volunteering? Click here for more information.  

Closed for Thanksgiving

Mennonite Heritage Village 231 PTH 12 N, Steinbach, Manitoba

Closed for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 12, 9:00am.   Click here to see more upcoming events.    

Leaving Canada Speaker Series

Format: Webinar The spring of 1922, one hundred years ago, marked the beginning of a mass migration of nearly 8,000 Mennonites from Canada to Mexico and Paraguay. By leaving Canada and starting over in Latin America they sought to avoid assimilation and preserve their autonomy as an ethnoreligious community. From June to November, with support

Resurfacing: Mennonite Floor Patterns

Resurfacing: Mennonite Floor Patterns Since 2001, Margruite Krahn has been unearthing historical floor patterns in Mennonite housebarns, documenting historical patterns from villages all over southern Manitoba. Her research has taken her from Manitoba to Mexico to the Netherlands and back, discovering more about the patterns, the people who created them, and what they can tell