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TRANSCONA HISTORIC WALKING TOURS

Discover the history and culture of Transcona with our guided and self-guided tours, developed by the Transcona Museum. Walking tours are only available in English at this time.

Walking Tour 2024 Season - Registration will Open in June

Tickets prices are: Adults & Seniors - $5 / Youth (ages 4-12) - $3 / Children (ages 0-3) - Free

Members get a 10% discount.

Registration & Other Details

  • Registration is required before the start of the tour. Payment is due when you arrive for the tour.

  • Tickets are only valid for booked dates and are not transferrable between tour dates. Please ensure you have registered for the correct tour and date.

  • Tours are subject to cancellation due to severe weather conditions. We will send out a notice as soon as possible should this happen.

  • ​Please get in touch with the Transcona Museum should you be unable to attend a walking tour. This allows the people on the waitlist to participate.

  • All tours depart from and finish at the Transcona Museum (141 Regent Avenue West). 

  • Please note that the tours are wheelchair and stroller accessible but sidewalks may be in poor condition and challenging to navigate.

  • The tours wind through Downtown Transcona, along sidewalks, alleyways, and parking lots. Pavement and gravel may be uneven. We cross streets that do not have lights or signals to stop traffic. There are a few benches along the tour. The main street in Transcona is busy and loud at times.

  • Tour guides will use a microphone and speaker system to ensure participants can hear us during the tour.

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HISTORIC DOWNTOWN TRANSCONA | Guided

JULY / AUGUST
TICKETS

Description of Tour:

A guided tour of historic Downtown Transcona. This tour takes approx. 1 hour 15 minutes and includes 34 buildings and sites of interest located along Regent Avenue West, Victoria Avenue, Bond Street, and Day Street. 

Dates & Times:

Select dates on Thursdays in July and August from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm.

Also available by booking request. 

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MURALS OF TRANSCONA | Guided

JULY / AUGUST
TICKETS

Description of Tour:

A guided tour that showcases a collection of outdoor murals in Downtown Transcona. This tour takes approx. 1 hour and features 20 historic and contemporary murals painted over the past 30 years.

Dates & Times:

Select dates on Thursdays in July and August from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

Also available by booking request.

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A HISTORY OF REGENT AVENUE | Self-Guided

Description of Tour:

A self-guided tour of Regent Avenue, Transcona's old business district. This tour takes approx. 30 minutes and includes 20 buildings and sites of interest located along Regent Avenue from Winona Street to Kanata Street.

All photographs featured in this tour are courtesy of the Transcona Museum & Archives.

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TRANSCONA'S WAR EFFORTS | Guided

NOVEMBER
TICKETS

Description of Tour:

A guided tour that explores the experiences of Transcona - a small, tightly knit railway community that was forever changed by the events of the First and Second World Wars. This tour is approx. 1 hour 30 minutes and includes monuments, plaques, parks, streets, businesses, and sites that commemorate Transcona's War Efforts.

Dates & Times:

Select dates in November or by booking request.

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