VISITING THE MUSEUM

The Transcona Museum is now open to the public with the necessary modifications in place for the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors.  These modifications are designed to comply with public health orders and guidelines. Before you visit, please read the information below to plan your visit accordingly.

BEFORE YOU VISIT

  • Before visiting, we encourage you to pre-screen using the Province’s online screening tool.

  • Do not visit the Transcona Museum:

    • if you have travelled outside of Manitoba within the last 14 days,

    • if you have been in contact with anyone sick with COVID-19 within the last 14 days,

    • if you are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms. 

  • Visitors are welcome to wear masks when visiting the Museum. This is not a requirement but recommended.

ARRIVING AT THE MUSEUM 

  • Visitors will enter through the front door of the museum.  If you require our accessible entrance you will be directed to our back double doors. 

  • As we are admission by donation we do not have a timed ticketed entry system in place. Instead, there will be a sign on the door.  If the sign is green you may enter (please note the door may be locked - if so please ring the doorbell).  If the sign is red, we are either at capacity or are disinfecting/cleaning, so please wait on the sidewalk while social distancing. 

  • When entering please ensure the vestibule is empty of other visitors or staff before preceding inside the building.  

  • Hand sanitizer stations are available at all points of entry/exit within the museum, including the main entrance.

  • Due to our size and the occupancy restrictions, we are limited to a max of 5 visitors at one time.  This may result in wait times for entry.

WHILE VISITING THE MUSEUM 

  • We have removed all high touch areas of the exhibitions.  We ask that you please not touch any artifacts not in display cases as they can not be disinfected.

  • We would prefer contactless payment at this time for gift shop purchases or donations.  We can accept debit and credit cards.  

WALKING TOURS

  • Pre-registration for the walking tours is required and we have limited the number of tickets available for each tour to ensure we able to properly social distance. We will talk about the social distancing required at the beginning of the tour and it will be enforced during the tour.  

  • We recommend people wear masks, we will bring hand sanitizer along, and we have a microphone and speaker system to ensure participants can hear us during the tour while maintaining proper social distancing.​

HOURS & LOCATION

SUMMER HOURS

(JUNE - AUGUST) *Subject to change

MONDAY-SATURDAY

9:30am - 3:30pm

REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS

(SEPTEMBER - MAY)

MONDAY - FRIDAY

11:00am - 4:00pm

SATURDAY

12:00pm - 4:00pm

By appointment

OFFICE HOURS

(ALL YEAR)

MONDAY - SATURDAY

8:30am - 4:30pm

The museum is wheelchair, walker & stroller accessible through the Bond Street double doors. 

Ring the doorbell for entry. Museum gallery exhibits are open to the public with Admission by Donation. 

Tax receipts are issued for donations over $50 or by request.

Staff are available for research appointments and offsite programming.  Contact us to make an appointment.

We are located at

141 Regent Ave West, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2C 1R1

PHONE

EMAIL

FAX

(204) 222-0208

The Transcona Museum gratefully acknowledges the City of Winnipeg for their ongoing support of museum operations and facility maintenance.

We would like to acknowledge that we reside on Treaty One territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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