Royal Canadian Mounted Police Depot and Centennial Museum
6101 Dewdney Ave.
Regina, S4P 3J7 CAN
Daily 8-6:45, Victoria Day weekend-Labour Day (also Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m., July 1 to first week in Aug.); 10-4:45, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1 and Dec. 25. Depot and chapel tours depart Mon.-Fri. at 9, 10, 11, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, Victoria Day weekend-Labour Day; at 1:30, rest of year
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Depot And Centennial Museum is on Dewdney Ave. W. The regimental museum of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Mounties) recounts the history of more than a century of service. Photographs, weapons, personal items, uniforms and related artifacts on display reflect the tragedies, successes, history and human side of this well-known Canadian institution.At the training academy for cadets, a colorful Sergeant Major's parade is usually held Monday through Friday at 12:45 p.m., except for Fridays that precede a holiday weekend. Sunset ceremonies are held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., July 1 to the first week in August. Depot and chapel tours are available and begin at the museum. Guided tours are available.
Royal Saskatchewan Museum
2445 Albert St.
Regina, S4P 3V7 CAN
Daily 9-5, May 1-Labour Day; 9-4:30, rest of year. Closed Dec. 25
Royal Saskatchewan Museum is at College Ave. and Albert St. in Wascana Centre. The Earth Sciences Gallery focuses on the geological and paleontological evolution of Saskatchewan and includes Canada's only resident robotic dinosaur. The Paleo Pit features hands-on exhibits. The First Nations Gallery portrays the culture and heritage of the province's aboriginal population through artwork and artifacts. Exhibits depict life in a beaver pond, a Costa Rican rain forest and hurricane actions that are disturbing the global ecosystem.
Saskatchewan Science Centre
Winnipeg St. & Wascana Dr.
Regina, S4P 3M3 CAN
Mon.-Fri. 9-6 (also Fri. 6-8:30 p.m.), Sat.-Sun. 11-6, Victoria Day-Labour Day; Tues.-Fri. and Monday holidays 9-5, Sat.-Sun. noon-6, rest of year
Saskatchewan Science Centre is on Winnipeg St. at Wascana Dr. in Wascana Centre. The Powerhouse of Discovery houses more than 100 permanent hands-on science exhibits and features live stage shows and demonstrations. Visitors who want to test their physical skills can tackle one of the tallest climbing walls in Canada. The 165-seat Kramer IMAX Theatre uses a five-story screen and four-way sound system to present science and nature films in a giant format.
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame
2205 Victoria Ave.
Regina, S4P 0S4 CAN
Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. and holidays 1-5, Victoria Day-Labour Day; Mon.-Fri. 9-5, rest of year
Photographs, trophies, records and other memorabilia represent noted athletes and teams from Saskatchewan.
2900 Wascana Dr.
Regina, S4P 3S7 CAN
Advance reservations are required
Ferry boat rides Mon.-Fri. noon-4, Sat.-Sun. noon-9. Ferry tours of Wascana Lake also are available by appointment; phone for more information
Wascana Centre surrounds Wascana Lake. The 2,300-acre park is the center of recreational and cultural activity in Regina and includes the Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts. Wascana Place is both a departure point for sightseeing tours and a reservation office for special events. Ferry boat rides to the Willow Island picnic area are available. Wascana Waterfowl Park and Speakers' Corner also are in the area.