The Hillcrest Museum in Souris, Manitoba was formed in 1967 when a group of local citizens purchased the former home of Fred and Maud Sowden to establish a museum that would preserve and exhibit the rich history of the development of the community. 

Plan a visit!

Visit the Hillcrest Museum and explore what life was like in the early 1900's. Period displays of museum artifacts from the 1900's until 1950's include items from Fred and Maud Sowden, as well as items from numerous residents from the Souris community and surrounding area. Additional exhibits display a collection of 5000 preserved butterflies, Indigenous artifacts, historical photos and documents, early medical and dental tools, war memorabilia, an extensive collection of agricultural tools and equipment, and CPR caboose. 

Photo Credit: Katrina Spangler

Museum Hours



The museum is open for the season!

Everyday!
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daily Admission Prices
Adult                                      $5.00

Student                                 $3.00

Preschool                               Free

Family                                  $15.00

  Cash, Debit, and Credit Cards Accepted

As a Non-profit, all fees collected are used to operate the museum.
Donations are welcome!