Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Center
Frontier of First Nations, Métis and Pioneer Society

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On Site Services Include:
  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Accessible
  • Washroom Facilities
  • Picnic Area with Tables
  • Bilingual Tours
  • Guided Tours of the Duck Lake Murals
  • Louis Riel Trail info
  • Lunch for your group (must be pre-arranged)
  • Theater rental for meetings or conferences
  • Video soon to be available
Sorry! Tower regretfully inaccessible for wheel chairs

Research and Education

1885 Resistance - The Duck Lake Battle


First Nations Studies

  • The Almighty Voice Story
  • Treaty #6
  • Events of 1885 and aftermaths
  • Beardy's and Okemasis Willow Cree First Nation
  • Chief Beardy
  • Extensive collection of beadwork and artifacts
  • Miniature tipi model
  • Hunting methods
  • Food preparation
  • Spirituality

Métis Studies

  • Métis origins and early settlement
  • Spirituality
  • History of St. Laurent Shrine
  • Social Life
  • Events of 1869 and 1885 - Louis Riel Uprisings
  • Beaded artifacts, clothing, documents and photos
  • Transportation
  • Hunting methods
  • Fur and pemmican trading
  • Miniature hand hewed log house
  • Education
  • Gabriel Dumont

Pioneer Studies

  • Early settlements
  • Spirituality
  • History of St. Laurent Shrine
  • Education
  • Extensive artifact, document and photograph collection
  • Miss Dorval - first certified school teacher in Saskatchewan
  • North West Mounted Police
  • Agriculture
  • Miniature dove tail homestead model

Duck Lake Studies

  • Early settlement
  • Influential people: Hillyard Mitchell, Pozer Family, Boyer Family, Douglas Stobart, Josephine Brooks, Dr. Touchet, Dr. Stewart, Forestier, Lanovaz Family, Brunelle Family, Fred Anderson and many more
  • Railway development and influence
  • North West Mounted Police detachments
  • Business developments
  • Extensive artifact, document and photograph collection
  • Heritage buildings
The History of the Center Download a Booking Form for School Groups SUPPORT THE CENTER
divider HOURS OF OPERATION divider Victoria Day weekend Labour Day weekend:
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

7 Days a Week!

Open otherwise by appointment year round. divider ADMISSION RATES divider Adults: $4.50
Students: $2.50
Seniors: $3.50
Family Rate*: $12.00

Two adults and children
under 18 years of age.

Group tours of 12 or more
receive an additional 25% off of regular admission prices.

Become a DLRIC member for just $10/person or $20/family.

Memberships give you free admission for the fiscal year and 10% off gift shop purchases.

You will also receive our quarterly "New Chronicle" publication. Contact us for more information. Membership Form.pdf *

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