Discover the magic of the North in the heart of the continent. The award-winning Journey to Churchill exhibit is home to polar bears, muskoxen, Arctic fox, wolves and other northern species. It is the most comprehensive northern species exhibit of its kind in the world.
Visitors experience a variety of naturalistic landscapes and animal viewing areas. Interpretive signage and interactive displays invite visitors to learn about biodiversity, climate change and conservation. It is an educational classroom like no other, inviting exploration, challenging thinking and promoting personal action.
The Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre opened at Assiniboine Park Zoo in 2012. A key component of the Journey to Churchill exhibit, the Centre is a hub for environmental and wildlife education, research and conservation. This state-of-the-art facility will ensure that Manitoba remains a centre of global influence in polar bear conservation while providing a unique experience for Manitoban families and visitors alike.