CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

The Transcona Museum has three gallery spaces in which the exhibits rotate on a yearly basis. Our Front Gallery holds our largest gallery space and the yearly main exhibition. The Hall Gallery displays smaller, rotating exhibits. In the Back Gallery, there are a number of varied exhibitions and our interactive Kids Zone. The museum also maintains three offsite displays at the Transcona Legion, East End Community Club, and the Transcona Library as well as two photograph displays at Nello Altomare's MLA Office and ABC Powertools along Regent Avenue. 

2022 - 2023 Season

Stories of Remembrance: From Hometown to the Frontlines

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Centre Court, Kildonan Place | 1555 Regent Ave W.

Read their Words, Learn their Stories, Remember their Sacrifice.

Our Remembrance Week exhibit will be on temporary display at Kildonan Place from November 7 - 11, 2022. An opening ceremony will be held on November 7 at 12:00 pm - all are welcome to attend.

Available to view during Kildonan Place operating hours - please visit their website for more information.

A Community Called Transcona

A colour photo of the main gallery of the Transcona Museum with artifacts on display.

Transcona Museum Galleries | 141 Regent Ave W.

 

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.

 

For more information on visiting the Transcona Museum, please visit our Location/Hours webpage.

Cornelius Thiessen: Stories of Transcona

A colour photo of artifacts on display in a narrow display case.

Transcona Museum Hall Gallery | 141 Regent Ave W.

 

Cornelius Thiessen is a local photographer and community storyteller. He started documenting the local community shortly after moving to Transcona in 2002. Most of his photos, and the stories behind them, are shared with the “Transcona, And Proud of It” Facebook group. This display documents the characters and places Thiessen has encountered in the community. All photographs and artifacts on display are courtesy of Cornelius Thiessen. 

Transcona Library display (offsite)

A colour photo of glass and porcelain insulators.

Transcona Library | 1 Transcona Blvd.

 

Glass and Porcelain Insulator Collection - A mini display of telephone and telegraph insulators from the Transcona Museum.

 

Available to view during Transcona Library operating hours - please visit their website for more information. 

East End Community Club display (offsite)

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Transcona East End Community Center | 517 Pandora Ave E.

 

A remembrance-themed display that features Transcona's military history through artifacts and historic photographs.

 

Available to view during EECC operating hours - please visit their website for more information.

Transcona Legion display (offsite)

A colour photo of a life ring preserver with the name HMCS Transcona.

Transcona Legion #7 | 117 Regent Ave E.

 

A small, rotating display that features Transcona's military history through artifacts, archival materials, and textual items. If you are interested in loaning personal items for this display, please contact the Transcona Museum. 

 

Available to view during Transcona Legion operating hours - please visit their website for more information.