Friesen House-Barn - Historic Places Days

Friesen House-Barn

Altona, Manitoba
House Museum/Homestead
4140 Rd 1 W, Altona, MB, Canada
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Opening for the season July 4th. Will be open Tuesday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

The utilitarian Friesen Interpretive Centre exemplifies the combined home/barn units built in farm villages that were recreated in southern Manitoba in the 1870s and 1880s by Mennonite immigrants from Russia. In its siting, practical and orderly design, construction methods, basic materials and interior layout and features, the housebarn is a model of a centuries-old vernacular European building form adapted by Mennonites to the settlement conditions they found in Russia and later in Manitoba.

For more information visit us in Neubergthal for a tour or go to our website


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking


4140 Rd 1 W, Altona, MB, Canada
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