Ten Things to Do in Regina, Saskatchewan

1. Royal Saskatchewan Museum

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum is the first museum to open in the county and in the Prairies. It is unique with three separate rooms in the museum. It includes the Life Sciences Gallery which educates tourists on the county’s landscapes and biological diversity, the First Nations Gallery where you will learn an in-depth tradition and history of Saskatchewan’s indigenous communities and finally the look at dinosaurs and reptiles in Earth Science Gallery.

2. RCMP Academy

Regina houses the RCMP Academy, a depot department that leads and produces trained police. Tourists visit the depot on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday, where you can watch the ‘afternoon parade’. Other things to see at RCMP Academy include the Centennial Building, the firearms complex, and the RCMP Heritage Center.

3. Saskatchewan Science Center

The Saskatchewan Science Center is home to a collection of permanent exhibits and special exhibits that come around from time to time. The museum is also known for hosting social events such as Adult Science Nights, the After Dark Film Series and Fantasy Food.

4. Warehouse District

The Warehouse District has recently been modernized into a vibrant neighborhood full of shops, restaurants, bars and night clubs. Over the years, it was an area full of warehouses where goods were transported to the nearby train station.

5. Wascana Center

The 9.3 square kilometers of the landmass was built around Lake Wascana. The country’s fourth-largest city park is said to be larger than New York City’s Central Park. It is equipped with buildings, facilities, and attractions that allow tourists to easily forget their other schedules while enjoying the lake all day. The center is also home to a large number of waterfowl, such as ducks, geese, and other birds.

6. MacKenzie Art Gallery

MacKenzie Art Gallery houses more than 3,800 pieces, with more than 160,000 people viewing the artworks annually. Some famous artists who have worked in the collection include Patrick Hayman, Bill Vazan, Ivan Eyre and Roger Ing. This is simply a perfect place for any art lover.

7. Last Mountain Lake

The town of Regina Beach is located on the shores of Last Mountain Lake, just northwest of Regina. In summer, the city is a famous holiday resort and a great place to enjoy your day at the beach. Activities like swimming are pretty good and you can also grab a bite to eat at one of the beach restaurants.

8. Casino Regina

Casino Regina is home to over two million visitors annually and is undoubtedly the city’s biggest attraction. It features casino centers for gambling enthusiasts. You can register for a show if you are bored with gambling or want to exhaust your winnings. There are also plenty of on-site restaurants where you can get a great treat.

9. Saskatchewan Legislative Building

Speaking of the Saskatchewan legislative building, not only is the exterior of the building huge, the interior is huge. A 30-minute guided tour of the building will take your breath away. You can also learn about its history and don’t forget to bring a camera to take pictures of buildings and their attractive surroundings.

10. Regina Floral Conservatory

The conservatory is a habitat for tropical plants, flowers, and trees. Take a stroll through the conservatory and admire the fascinating flower displays. A unique thing is how dynamic the conservatory is, if you ever visit Regina at different times of the year, your arrival will always be worth it.

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