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Winnipeg Railway Museum

The Winnipeg Railway Museum is a non-profit organization operated by volunteers from the Midwestern Rail Association. The museum is located on tracks 1 and 2 within Winnipeg’s Via Rail operated Union Station in Manitoba, Canada.

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Costume Museum of Canada is Canada’s first museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and presentation of clothing and textiles. The collection reflects the identity and social history of Canadians urban and rural, public and private.

St Boniface Cathedral

St. Boniface Cathedral, composed of the stone ruins of a 1905-08 basilica implanted with a smaller 1972 church, is located in the heart of St. Boniface, Winnipeg’s French district. The provincial designation applies to the cathedral and the grounds it occupies, including the historic cemetery. 

Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is a museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is the second largest aviation museum in Canada. The collection is housed in an original Trans-Canada Air Lines hangar dating from the 1930s.

Manitoba Museum

The Manitoba Museum, previously the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature is the largest museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is located close to City Hall. The museum was designed by Herbert Henry Gatenby Moody of Moody and Moore in 1965.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a national museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba, located adjacent to The Forks. The purpose of the museum is to “explore the subject of human rights with a special but not exclusive reference to Canada, in order to enhance the public’s understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue.

Riel House

Riel House National Historic Site Engage with knowledgeable staff who’ll share stories about the life of Louis Riel and his struggle to protect the social, cultural and political status of his fellow Métis after the Hudson’s Bay Company sold Rupert’s Land to the Dominion of Canada. Learn more about the daily life of the Métis and how this turbulent time in history gave birth to the province of Manitoba.

Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is a public art gallery that was founded in 1912. It is Canada’s oldest civic gallery and the 6th largest in the country. The WAG is located in the heart of the city of Winnipeg, just two blocks from Manitoba’s Provincial Legislature and roughly the same distance from the University of Winnipeg.

St Vital Museum

The former St. Vital police station, located within the fire station at 600 St. Mary’s Road, is now the current home of the St. Vital Museum. It is a two-storey brick structure with stone facing on the main level. Erected in 1914, the station housed both the St. Vital Police and Fire Departments, the latter of which first began operating with three horse-drawn carriages and six firemen. At the rear were stables for horses which drew the wagons and sleighs up until the 1930’s at which point pumper trucks were used.