Here are the most popular “tour” attractions in the Regina area. Some of these are self-guided, some have guides, and some are even free.
This building was built form 1908 to 1912, reflecting the architecture of both the English Renaissance and Louise XVI of France. Tours are conducted year-round every half hour. Open Victoria to Labour Day from 8 am to 9 pm. In winter from 8 am to 5 pm. When the legislature is in session, tours are also available 6 pm to 9 pm. Free admission.
2476 Victoria Ave
See Regina’s City Hall, the focal point of the “Queen City.” Tours take you throuh the council chamber, foyer and forum. Open Monday to Friday 1 am to 4:30 (please book tours in advance).
City of Regina Greenhouse
4th Ave and John St
This greenhouse features seasonal floral displays (especially Christmas, Easter and Fall). Also hosts the Chrysanthemum Shows. Gift Shop is open to all. Open Sept 1 to may 31, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm. Closed June to August, and Christmas Day. Free Admission.
1964 Park St
Take a tour of the printing of a daily newspaper. Regina’s largest paper is part of the Southam newspaper chain. Tours are ofered for groups of at least 12, with advance booking. Open 9 am to 3 pm. Free admission.
Regina Cemetary Walking Tours
Old Regina Broad St Cemetary, 4th Ave & Scarth St gate
Take a year-round self-guided cemetery tour in the provinces oldest and most interesting cemetery. Two tours offer either prominent city fathers or immigrants and the city’s multicultural heritage.
Regina Firefighters Museum/ Fire Hall
1205 Ross Ave, Headquarters Building
This modern fire station contain both fire fighting equipment and the Regina Firefighters Museum. Tours are offered by appointment (age restriction may apply), and school age children must have 1 adult for each 5 -kids. Call 306-777-7714. Open Monday to Friday 8 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 4;45 pm. Free admission.
Wascana Waterfowl Park
Lakeshore Dr, east of Centre of the Arts (Wascana Centre)
Several waterfowl ponds adjoining Wascana Lake support a native bird population that includes ducks, geese, pelicans, swans.Open May 1 – November 1 from 9 am to 9 pm. Guided tours can be arranged weekdays 9 am to 4 pm during the summer. Free admission.
Heritage Regina Tours
City Hall – Urban Planning with Heritage Regina
Heritage Regina offers a variety of bus or walking tours from July 1 to September 6. You can also take a self-guided tour (call 789-4882).
along Devonian Pathway
307-777-7372 for handbook
Take this self-guided tour of trees and schurbs suitable for a harsh prairie climate. Over 70 species are marked with plaques indicating requirments, lighting levels, and wildlife suitability.
Wascana Nature Walks
North Shore ofWascana Lake (Assiniboine Ave & MacDonald St)
You can book nature ID kits with binoculars, field guides and brochures (24 hours in advance) and observe the wildlife and waterfowl in their habitat at Wascana Centre. Free admission.