Cape Merry National Historic Site

1 Mantayo Sipy Meskanow
Churchill, MB R0B 0E0- Map It
(204) 675-8863

AAA Editor Notes

Cape Merry National Historic Site, accessible via the Cape Merry Centennial Pkwy., 3 km (1.9 mi.) w. to the e. shore of the Churchill River, is marked by a stone cannon battery built in 1746 to complement the defenses of the Prince of Wales Fort. An original cannon and powder magazine remain. A cairn commemorating Capt. Jens Munk, the first European to enter the Churchill River in 1619, is displayed. The cape offers views of harbor activity as well as whales, waterfowl and the Prince of Wales Fort. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Daily 24 hours.