Small Talk Events - Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in July and August
Different talks each week with the museum curators. To join a talk, please RSVP to virtually attend or listen in-person (limited to 3 tickets). Follow the link below to register.
KidsQuest 2020 - July 2 to August 28, 2020
Take the summer to discover the parks of The Park City! Purchase your booklets online or at the museum for $1. All participants have the chance to enter the Grand Prize Draw.
Craft with Us Video Series - July 6 to August 28, 2020
Join us on Facebook Live and YouTube each week for crafting activities. A promo video will be posted on Mondays with instructions on the week's craft activities, taking place on Wednesday and Friday at 2 pm. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Walking Tours of Downtown Transcona - Thursdays in July and August
We offer two tours in the summers: Historic Downtown Transcona and Murals of Transcona. To join a walk, you must pre-register with payment due when you arrive for the tour. Follow the link below to register.
Beer Boutique Bottle Drive Fundraiser!
ALL ABOARD TRANSCONA! We are excited to announce our partnership with the Beer Boutique and their commitment to assist with the CN 2747 Preservation Project. From June to September, donate your beer can/bottle returns to the Beer Boutique (910 Regent Avenue West) and they will turn your kind donation over to the CN 2747. Cooler can/bottles or liquor bottles will not be accepted. Please divide returns into bags of 144 or into flats. You will also be entered into a draw to win a free stay at the new Best Western Premier Hotel, as well as a chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate to the Beer Boutique!
The railway is at the heart of Transcona.
Transcona's Railway Journey tells the story of Transcona as a railway community and highlights the impact of the Canadian National Railway, starting with the building of the Shops Complex. This exhibition also marks the Canadian National Railway's 100th anniversary in 2019.
The Transcona Museum dedicates this display to the generations of Transconians who have been proud railroaders and CN employees past, present and future.
Proudly supported by CN.
Transcona Museum Fund
The Transcona Museum has partnered with The Winnipeg Foundation to establish a permanently endowed fund to support our mission: "to preserve and promote the community spirit of Transcona through the sharing of stories for the benefit of all."
Until 31 March 2021, the Province of Manitoba will stretch gifts to this fund. Every $2 given during this period has the potential to be stretched by an additional $1, meaning a gift of $2 becomes $3.
To help us grow our endowment fund and continue to preserve and promote our community's history, please consider making a donation today.
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.
Transcona Museum Mission
"To preserve and promote the community spirit of Transcona, through sharing our history and stories for the benefit of all."
Our vision: "The heart of Transcona’s vibrant history and culture."