Welcome to the PTM
Located on Hwy #3 between Winkler & Morden, MB
(Look for the "tractor in the sky!")
Box 1103, Winkler, MB
R6W 4B2
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 Geocache Co-ordinates:
N49*11.488 W098*00.907

May 15 - Sept 30
(May 1 - 14th by prior arrangement;
contact us by e-mail)
Monday - Friday
10 am - 5 pm
Sat, Sun & Holidays
 1 pm - 5 pm
(unless otherwise written
- see 'Events' tab)

Adults (16 - 64):  
Seniors (65+) and
Youth (ages 9 - 15):
Children (8 & under):  FREE
Note:  NO dogs or smoking allowed in buildings
School buses:  $85.00
Groups + tour buses welcome
Cash + cheques (Cdn) accepted
Catering available:  Inquire
or click the 'Rentals/Meals' tab

2017 'Line Up' of PTM Events


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Explore these ‘Life in the Past Lane’ Adventures

at the

Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM)!


ANY way you look at it there’s something for everyone, including 'STAR' family days full of activities and adventure ... so have fun planning as you check us out!   Note: a convenient 1-page list of the 2017 "Line up of Events" is available.  Simply e-mail us at the address below. 

General admission:  $10 / adult, $5 for seniors (65+) & youth (9 - 15) and children 8 or under are FREE.   (Note:  NO dogs or smoking allowed in the buildings).

 STAR Events 'STAR' Event admissions:  listed in applicable descriptions below.


  Silent Auction ~ Joins PTM 'Reunion Days' Event Again!


We're located just west of the hospital lights on highway #3 between Winkler & Morden (look for the tractor 'in the sky'), so 'like us' on: www.facebook.com/PembinaThreshermensMuseum , e-mail us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 204-325-7497 OR enjoy this  website and then: 

Come Play for the Day … the PTM Way!


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PTM's Popular Fundraising Fish Fry Suppers are back ... AND we're "dressing them up" in 2017!  - Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 31 & Apr 28 (4:30 - 7 pm)   * 2018 dates:  Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 30 & Apr 27.

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Just $18 (no tax charged & no tip expected!) gets you a delicious Pickerel fish dinner that includes veg, soup, beans, buns, coleslaw, dessert and a beverage  (kids 10 - 6 just $7; ages 5 & under eat for FREE) ... so be sure to join us. 

AND in honor of Canada's 150th Birthday, in 2017 we're "dressing our Frys up".  Red  + white tablecloths and decor will welcome you, transforming the Dining Hall into a new 'classy' look with the VHM serving you in matching red & white outfits ... all in honor of our great country!   

They're events not to be missed and they're all for a great cause (museum upkeep), so wear your favorite red &/or white shirt, jacket or maybe you even have a hat with a maple leaf on it ~ and get in on the fun!

(Check out the 'Rentals / Meals' tab for a full listing of upcoming dates or watch our facebook page and feel free to contact us re: additional VHM meals that may be put on throughout the year)

"Good food ... good cause ... good company ... good times!"


PTM Flags go up (May 15) ~ Celebrating our 49th Season! 

Join us and explore all the great things at the Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM) as we celebrate old-time favourites & exciting events all season long.  Open 7 days a week (M - F 10 am - 5 pm, weekends & holidays 1 - 5 pm) from May 15 - Sept 30. 

* Visit between May 1 - 14 by prior arrangement.  Simply e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

"PTM ~ Prepare to be Amazed!"


Opening Day -  May 15 (10 am - 5 pm)

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Want to join in the adventure?   Love antique machinery or the rustic charm of a pioneer village?

Reminder:  the PTM team is looking for those who want to join them and have fun with history, by being part of it!  A wide variety of great options are available so even if you have just an hour or two in a summer to join us, come out to see what we are all about or check out our 'Volunteering' tab and discover how easy and rewarding it is to be a part of it all  … as we bring the PTM ‘alive’ for another GREAT season of good ol' fashioned fun!   


Don't miss the great photos & video on our 'Volunteering' tab. 


General admission charged (see top of page).


"Having Fun with History ... by Being Part of It!" 


STAR Events 'STAR' Event!  "Heritage Day" at the PTM  -  June 2 


There's SO much to see and do ... so come anytime between 9 am - 5 pm to get in on all the adventures, as the whole Pembina Threshermen’s Museum (PTM) comes ‘alive’!  

Demos run from 10 am - 4 pm and include blacksmithing, rope making and spinning.  There's antique tractor parades (11 am & 1:30 pm) as well as 'kiddie' activities including barrel train rides, corn grinding, a petting zoo, hands-on interactive stations, the “Kids’ Zone” Activity Center, etc.  

All the buildings are open from 9 am - 5 pm including the ol' General Store with its ice cream and treats PLUS lunch can be purchased in the Dining Hall from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m.   

**Check out last year’s great photos on facebook! 

'STAR' Event admission:  $10/adult;  $5 for seniors (65+) & youth (9 - 15);  children 8 & under FREE.  Schools - please contact the PTM at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for bus group rates.  

"Keeping Our Heritage Alive!"






'Artists Day'  -  June 11, July 9, 23, Aug 20, Sept 10 (1 - 5 pm)

You can't look anywhere at the PTM without seeing a new perspective of history or a 'photo op' ... and even then, two people looking at the very same thing can capture entirely different views of it. 

So come anytime between 1 - 5 pm to relax and explore all the little 'nooks & crannys' of "Life in the Past Lane" at the Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM) with YOUR favourite medium!

General admission charged (see top of page); artists and 8 & under FREE.


STAR Events 'STAR' Event!  "A Day in the Life of a Pioneer" + Family Picnic Day  -  July 10, 22, Aug 7


We've added a 'picnic' option to our popular family adventure!  

You'll have a ton of fun as you make your way through the Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM) at your own pace, using a guided route to discover what it might have been like to live in the pioneer days.

All the buildings are open ... so join in the fun any time between 10 am - 4 pm and be sure to take part in the old-fashioned activities as you journey though your day!   

And while you're here, the ol' General Store will have hot dogs, ice cream & snacks (chips, pop, candy, etc.) so why not take a few minutes to spread a blanket on the ground in your favourite location  OR  sit at a picnic table ... and enjoy an ol'-fashioned "picnic" lunch the way they did in the 'olden days'!    


Watch www.facebook.com/PembinaThreshermensMuseum for full details to get in on all the old-fashioned summer fun!


'STAR' Event Admission: $10/adult; $5 for seniors (65+) & youth (9 - 15);  children 8 & under FREE.  



Having Fun ... the Ol'-fashioned Way! ~



STAR Events NEW 'STAR' Event!  "Cowgirls & Chaps" - July 15 & Aug 14


We're going “Western” for the day!

Calling all big & littl’ cowgirls  and cowboys to the Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM) for a fun NEW event with a completely western feel AND when you come in your favourite western hat, vest, boots, bandana, jeans or jean skirt ~ you’ll get to choose a FREE piece of candy from the ol’ General Store!

There's tons of adventure to be had including:  free wagon rides, stick ‘horse’ races, hear from the Blacksmith how he makes a horseshoe nail, learn about ‘Trail Mix’ ... and more!!

And while you're here, all the buildings are open including the ol' General Store with its hot dogs, ice cream & snacks (chips, pop, candy, etc.) so why not take a few minutes to spread a blanket on the ground in your favourite location  OR  sit at a picnic table ... and enjoy an ol'-fashioned "picnic" lunch!  

So watch our facebook page at: www.facebook.com/PembinaThreshermensMuseum closer to the dates and then join us anytime between 11 am - 4 pm to get in on all the old-fashioned fun!  

'STAR' Event Admission: $10/adult; $5 for seniors (65+) & youth (9 - 15);  children 8 & under FREE.


Come Play for the Day … the PTM Way!


STAR Events 'STAR' Event!  Reunion Days" at the PTM  -  Sept 1 & 2  


PTM Steamer leads the parade“Y’all come back now, y’a hear” ... as we celebrate another fabulous event with our popular 'blast from the past'  heritage event at the Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM)! 

There’s tons of great ol'-fashioned fun like threshing, sawmill, blacksmith, rope making & spinning demos, antique tractor parades, 'kiddie' activities including barrel train rides, petting zoo, fun hands-on interactive stations like corn grinding, the popular “Kids’ Zone” Activity Center, etc.  


All the buildings are open including the ol' General Store with its ice cream & treats,  meals are available for purchase in the Dining Hall PLUS there’s entertainment both evenings from 7 - 8:30 pm ... so drop by any time between 9 am - 9 pm so you don't miss this great old-time event!   **Last year's event photos on facebook.


**Silent Auction returns to this PTM ‘Star’ Event ... everyone loves them, so be sure to visit this fun new option from noon – 1 pm in the Dining Hall to get in on some GREAT gifts to take home for everyone!


'STAR' Event admission:  $10; children 10 & under FREE.


Located just west of the hospital on the highway #3 between Winkler & Morden (look for the 'tractor in the sky')! 


"Having Fun with History ... by Bringing it Alive!"


'Forge Day' / MB AG ‘Open Farm Day’ Adventure  -  Sept 17 (1 - 5 pm)

Combine these two fun events for a GREAT reason to visit the PTM again before the season ends.  Kiddie barrel train rides, buildings & the old-fashioned General Store ‘Open’, interactive stations available and don't forget the fun corn maze … so come and explore!  (FREE admission for everyone today). 


'Life in the Past Lane'  (a part of the Canada-wide “Culture Days”)  -  Sept 30 (1 - 5 pm)   

Check out the PTM and get in on the corn maze fun one last time before it closes for the season.  Enjoy the ‘Antique Treasure Hunt’ or do the Scavenger Hunt as you explore the buildings.  (FREE admission for everyone today).


PTM Closes  -  Sept 30 (5 pm)

Thank you for joining us for another season! 

We may be going into 'off-season" hours, but that doesn't mean we aren't hard at work planning for next season.  So watch our facebook page at: www.facebook.com/PembinaThreshermensMuseum to keep up on all that's going on and we'll see you again next year ... as we celebrate more old-time favourites & exciting events all season long!

“Y’all come back now ya' hear!"    


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Be sure to pick up your FREE copy of the PTM ‘Activity Book’ or any of the new PTM Adventure 'Games' from the PTM Office / Gift Shop. 

They're full of great things to do while at the museum (and then kids can have hours of fun back at home!) including the following 2 popular ‘Hunts’ below ... and if you want more, be sure to ask at the Office / Gift Shop or check out the 'Kids / Games' tab on this site for our website Scavenger Hunt adventure):

PTM Scavenger Hunt + the "History Walk"

Turn your day into an Adventure!  With 2 to choose from ... it's fun for ALL ages when you take part in this popular 'game'.

Learn all about the PTM pioneer history as you make your way though the museum and see how many answers YOU can find.  Tip: don't forget to look UP!     


"What Am I?" Antique Treasure Hunt

Located throughout the museum buildings are "What am I?" signs attached to various antiques. Hint: there are 2 in each of the listed buildings!

Find the signs and then using the Word Bank answers, identify as many of the antiques as you can and write your answer beside the corresponding sign number under the correct building! 

~ Having Fun with History ... by Being Part of It! ~


PTM Birthday Parties

Make your son or daughter's next birthday one they'll really remember!  Picnic tables, activities & gifts are all part of the fun ... so the Birthday girl or boy will go home with LOTS of keepsakes from their Special Day.  

An easy day & great fun for Moms & Dads too, so call 204.325.7497 for details or to book YOUR party! 

"Come Play for the Day ~ the PTM Way!"


Family Picnic Destination

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Whatever happened to the good ol' picnics of days gone by?  How often do we find ourselves thinking, "what a beautiful day for a picnic!" 

What IF today was the day ... and you packed a snack basket or lunch cooler full of goodies and finally "took the afternoon off".  


What a perfect spot at the Pembina Threshermen’s Museum (PTM).  There’s something for everyone, so relax and enjoy your time together in a peaceful heritage setting, then when you're done explore our outdoor prairie museum ~ and  be sure to get your copy of the PTM 'Games' (above) so you can have fun with history in our village while you're here!  


Of course ANY day is a great day for a picnic ... but why not actually make it happen, today! 

General admission charged (see top of page); group rates available.


"Enjoying ... Life in the Past Lane!"


Professional Wedding, Family & Grad Photo Opportunities

Looking for a nostalgic ambience for your special Wedding or Grad photos? Ever considered an updated family picture inside an old-fashioned General Store or with a prairie town in the background?  

The PTM has become a popular spot for pictures and for good reason, as you can't look anywhere and not see another 'photo op'!  For a nominal fee (just $50/wedding or group of 10+ ... and $25/grad or group of less than 10 people), you can capture an incredible photo of heritage at its best ~ with YOU in it.  So make your next photo, a truly memorable one!  

*Don't have a photographer? No problem. We can recommend some great local professional photographers for you to choose from.  Just give us a call at 204.325.7497 for options / details.

 "Creating Tomorrow's Memories ... Today!" 


Group Events

Looking for a fun ol'-fashioned adventure for your next group outing? 

We have some great options, so pop us off an e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and let us help you plan an extra-memorable afternoon or day of fun.

"Enjoying Fun ~ the Ol'-fashioned Way!"


Seasons Passes / Annual & Lifetime Memberships

With all the exciting events going on, you won't want to miss ANY of them!  So take advantage of these great options and 'Come Play for the Day ... the PTM Way More Often!'  Call 204.325.7497 for details.



Check out our geocaching coordinates at N 49º 11.488  W 098º 00.907 ~ and then stop by to see if YOU can find the cache!


Hall Rentals and Catering Options by the VHM Available

Make YOUR next family event or get together a truly memorable one! Check out the 'Rentals / Meals' tab or contact us for details ... and to get the dates of our delicious upcoming Fall Fundraising meals!



"Celebrating 49 Years of Sharing History ... in 2017!"


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