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5 Notoriously Fun Things to do in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Updated: Jul 22, 2019

Moose Jaw was recently branded Canada's 'Most Notorious City' due to it's lively past, but still packs a punch as one of Saskatchewan's best tourist destinations.

1. Little Chicago Entertainment

Multiple themed escape rooms, axe throwing and a board game parlour amp up the fun factor

Little Chicago Entertainment's escape rooms are straight up amazing. Some of the best we've ever done from both a theme and difficulty standpoint. Playing into Moose Jaw's Al Capone connection, our favourite one had us trying to escape from Al's office! You can also show off your inner angry lumberjack by throwing an axe around (at a target, please) and settle the wonderful world of Catan in the gaming parlour (which doubles as a 1920's speakeasy). Check out this fun teaser video & visit the website for more info.

2. The Tunnels of Moose Jaw

Head underground for a theatrical re-imagining of Moose Jaw's notorious history

Two entertaining and surprisingly funny theatrical tours await you beneath the streets of Moose Jaw. The Chicago Connection relives Al Capone and his bootlegging days while the Passage to Fortune recounts the experiences of early Chinese immigrants. Both tours are family friendly and a great way to spend a couple hours learning about Moose Jaw!

3) Prairie Storm Paintball

What's more entertaining than shooting your friend/brother/sister/dad/son/daughter/grandma with a paintball!? Not much.

Prairie Storm Paintball offers multiple fields and play types suitable for ages 6 and up. Don't worry, we don't condone shooting a 6 year old with a paintball (they have nerf guns for that!). There's also a field that replicates the WW2 battle of Juno beach!

4) Western Development Museum

Ok, museums may not be the most exciting thing for kids.. but this one is all about things that fly, drive and float!

The Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw's focus is on transportation, with exhibits featuring planes, trains, cars and boats! You can check out some old planes that flew right there in Moose Jaw at 15 Wing as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during WW2, and even see a boat that crashed into a bridge in Saskatoon.

5) Sukanen Pioneer Village & Museum

Over 100,000 artifacts await you at this museum turned village, including an ocean going vessel stuck in the prairies

The Sukanen Pioneer Village & Museum really is a must see to believe type attraction. With indoor buildings containing over 40 old cars and numerous restored outdoor buildings, the history and spirit of Saskatchewan can be re-lived. Take a walk through the historical village and experience first hand what life was like back in the day! Check out the 2 minute video below about Tom Sukanen, the infamous ship builder!

There you have it, 5 family friendly fun things to do in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan! If you're looking for something a little different, check out our free audio walking tour of Moose Jaw . On your way to and from, listen to our free audio driving tour. Both tours include a fun, family friendly trivia game!

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