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Top Educational Activities in Saskatoon


Top Educational Activities in Saskatoon

Whether you're seeking to captivate youngsters, entertain older kids, or reignite the childlike wonder in adults, Saskatoon has something for everyone. After you’ve checked in your Saskatoon airport hotel, you can enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors by exploring our conservation areas, go on historical tours, or ignite a fascination with the past by going to historical museums. For those intrigued by the wonders of flight, learn about the science and history of aviation at one of Saskatoon's museum exhibits. Join us as we uncover the diverse and inspiring educational opportunities that Saskatoon has to offer.

Saskatoon Museum of Military Artifacts

The Saskatoon Museum of Military Artifacts is a hidden treasure in our community. Housed in the lower level of the Nutana Legion building, this museum is a tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of local veterans, showcasing a vast array of artifacts and memorabilia that bring their stories to life. Among its treasures are a WW1 German trench mortar, a rare WW1 nurses’ uniform, and an impressive collection of models. Plus, don't miss the interactive try-on area, sure to delight kids and adults alike as they step into history.

Wander's Tiny Farm

Escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind and go on a family adventure at Wander's Tiny Farm, conveniently located just 25 minutes East of Saskatoon. Wander's Tiny Farm is a farm park where people can learn something about Canadian farming practices and farm animals. The farm has a large sand pit with lots of toys, a real combine harvester, and other farm equipment to climb in and onto. More importantly, the farm has cows, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, geese, and some farm dogs for adults and children to feed! Don't forget to ask if we have bottle calves that need a bottle during your visit!

Punch Buggy Express

Hop aboard the Punch Buggy Express for a unique adventure along Saskatoon's downtown waterfront! As Canada's first children's pedal bus, this playful 10-passenger buggy offers an exciting active transportation experience for up to eight children (ages 3 - 14). Operating from May to October, the friendly Cycle Guide ensures a safe journey and provides informative pit stops along the way. Choose from mini-tours, one-way shuttles, or round-trip adventures to explore the waterfront effortlessly.

Accompanied by one adult, children can pedal away while adults enjoy the scenic views at their own pace. Helmets are optional, and the Punch Buggy Express offers front-row seats for non-cycling passengers. Departures are available from Nutrien Wonderhub, Meewasin Rink (near the Delta Bessborough), and River Landing. Along the route, discover exciting children's destinations such as Nutrien Wonderhub, Kinsmen Park, River Landing Spray Park, and indulge in delicious ice cream treats. Join Punch Buggy Express for a fun-filled journey along Saskatoon's riverfront!

Prairie Fire Alpacas

Check out Prairie Fire Alpacas at their farm north of Perdue. Meet the animals and shop the onsite store filled with alpaca socks, yarns, rovings, dryer balls, felt insoles, hand-knit thrum mitts, wrist warmers, shawls, cowls, infinity scarves, blankets, teddy bears and hand-felted soaps! Call ahead to book a time to come see the alpacas and shop. Phone number: 639-471-2301.

Saskatchewan Aviation Museum

Established in 2007, the Saskatchewan Aviation Museum preserves and celebrates aviation history. After undergoing renovations starting in 2017, the museum officially reopened its doors on May 26, 2018.

Thanks to generous private donations, the museum expanded its footprint in 2018 by acquiring 11,000 square feet of hangar space and leasing an additional 3,000 square feet. However, the challenges posed by the 2020-21 pandemic led to the museum relinquishing its leased street front access and restoration hangar. Despite this setback, the museum consolidated its operations to its primary hangar at Hangar 5, with plans to eventually return to the original rented space of 3,000 square feet.

Driven by a passion for preserving aviation heritage, the museum has accumulated a remarkable collection of aircraft that have left an indelible mark on Saskatchewan's and Canada's history. This collection features a diverse array of both civilian and decommissioned military aircraft spanning various eras, all generously donated or on loan to the museum.