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Proposed design rendering of CN 2747 protective structure.


CN 2747 Enclosure Project
Capital Campaign

Help support the development of a permanent structure over this important historical asset in the community of Transcona.

Rain Barrel Sale 2022!



Each rain barrel includes a leaf and mosquito filter basket, an overflow adapter, a spigot, and an overflow hose. Rain barrels must be pre-ordered online.

Pick-up of rain barrels is scheduled for May 25 from 3-8 pm at the Transcona Museum

(date may be subject to change due to supply chain and shipping issues).

This sale benefits the Transcona Museum and its operations.



The Transcona Museum is located on Treaty No. 1 territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation. We respect the Treaties that were made on these territories, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

Upcoming Events

  • Doors Open - Walking Tour
    Sat, May 28
    Transcona Museum
    May 28, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
    Transcona Museum, 141 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, MB R2C 1R1, Canada
    Explore Downtown Transcona through its history. Join us as we highlight the community of Transcona through this walking tour, featuring 34 buildings and sites of interest located along Regent Avenue West, Victoria Avenue, Bond Street, and Day Street. Masks are recommended.
  • Doors Open - Transcona Museum
    Sat, May 28
    Transcona Museum
    May 28, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Transcona Museum, 141 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, MB R2C 1R1, Canada
    Learn about the history of 141 Regent Avenue West, explore the museum galleries with fun interactive games, and view our new exhibit "A Community Called Transcona". Masks are mandatory, and social distancing is required.
  • Doors Open - CN 2747
    Sat, May 28
    Rotary Heritage Park, CN 2747
    May 28, 11:00 AM – May 29, 1:00 PM
    Rotary Heritage Park, CN 2747, 735 Kildare Ave W, Winnipeg, MB R2C, Canada
    Go behind the fence at CN 2747 and learn about our capital campaign and ongoing preservation project. Donations to the campaign will also be accepted. Masks are recommended, and social distancing is required.
  • AGM - Virtual RSVP
    Thu, Jun 23
    AGM - Virtual through Zoom
    Jun 23, 7:00 PM
    AGM - Virtual through Zoom
    Our AGM is going to be held on Thurs., June 23rd at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held in-person at the Transcona Museum and virtually through Zoom. All are welcome, and museum members in good standing have voting privileges.
Photo of four women wearing examples of GET ON BOARD merchandise.


The gift shop at the Transcona Museum offers a variety of merchandise and gift options for everyone! All proceeds from any purchase of GET ON BOARD | SAVE 2747 merchandise supports the capital campaign.

Members get a 10% discount on select items.

To preserve and promote the community spirit of Transcona, through sharing our history and stories for the benefit of all.

The heart of Transcona’s vibrant history and culture.

Locomotive CN 2747

CN 2747 is the Transcona Museum's largest artifact.  It was the first steam locomotive built in Western Canada, as well as the first constructed at the CN Transcona Shops in April 1926.  Following its retirement in 1960, CN 2747 was placed on permanent outdoor display in Kiwanis Park (now, Rotary Heritage Park).  The Transcona Museum acquired ownership of CN 2747 in late 2015.  The museum remains dedicated to the ongoing preservation of this historic steam locomotive. 

Photo of historic steam locomotive CN 2747

A Community Called Transcona

Town, City, Neighbourhood, Community. For over 110 years, Transcona has witnessed several changes as it evolved from a railway town on the prairies to a neighbourhood within the City of Winnipeg. Throughout all this, Transcona has maintained its sense of community. This exhibit captures the spirit of what we have created together as a community and shares our history and stories for the benefit of all.

Other displays include Cornelius Thiessen: Stories of Transcona and a redesign of our Transcona Remembers.

Support your Museum for the Future

Exterior photo of the Transcona Museum



Monday to Friday, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, 12:00 - 4:00 PM

By appointments

Closed all holiday weekends



141 Regent Avenue West

Winnipeg, MB R2C 1R1


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