A group of adults are touring the dairy barn while wearing masks.

Hours of operation

  • A child and adult sit inside the model swather cab at FFDC.

Operating hours

Now open for walk-up visits!

Tuesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


We are closed on long weekends and all holidays observed by the University of Manitoba. Upcoming Closures: 

  • April 15 - 18 for Good Friday & Easter
  • May 21 - 23 for Victoria Day
  • July 1 - 4 for Canada Day
  • July 30 - August 1 for Terry Fox Day
  • September 3 - 5 for Labour Day
  • September 30 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • October 9 - 10 for Thanksgiving
  • November 11 for Remembrance Day


FFDC Admission - $7.00

All access pass - $10.00

(All access includes: FFDC, Dairy Farmers of Manitoba Discovery and Learning Complex and Egg farmers of Manitoba learning and Research Centre)

Guided tours can be added to your admission rate for groups of 15 people or more.

Note, these prices reflect drop-in rates only. Additional rates may apply for specialty tours.

For prices on educational programming, meetings, team building, facility rentals, or birthday parties, follow the links on the right to their webpages.


Guided tours

  • A groups of seniors learn about laying hens while on a tour of FFDC.

    Tour of the Discovery Centre

    The standard admission price could include a free guided tour of the Farm and Food Discovery Centre including the view into our operational hog barn. You can even ask when the pigs are expected to give birth to plan your visit for when there are brand new piglets! To guarantee your free guided tour, be sure to pre-book your visit and request a guided tour!

    Note: guided tours must be booked in advance to ensure our staff are free and available to guide you.

  • Families with kids look at the dairy calves during a barn tour at FFDC.

    Tour of the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba Discovery and Learning Complex

    For an additional charge, you can request a tour of the state-of-the-art dairy barn when you pre-book a visit at FFDC. You will get a close up look at cows and calves in the barn, learn about how cattle are cared for in Manitoba, see some of the fascinating technology in action, and best of all play with the brand new interactive exhibits!

    Note: dairy barn tours must be pre-booked.

Upcoming events

The Farm and Food Discovery Centre hosts a wide range of family fun events throughout the year. Some crowd favourites include Ice Cream Party, Breakfast with Santa, Pumpkin Carving Party, Open Farm Day, and Pizza Party. Make sure your crew doesn't miss out on all the fun at the Discovery Centre!

Check out some of the action from previous family fun events!

Find us

Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre
1290 Research Station Road
Glenlea Research Station | University of Manitoba
Glenlea, Manitoba, Canada, R0G 0S0