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.

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Registration is required prior to the start of the tour. Payment is due when you arrive for the tour.

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

Members get a 10% discount. Contactless payment is preferred. Tickets are only valid for the dates booked 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 weather and public health restrictions.  Manitoba Public Health Order effective July 17th, 2021 states individuals who wish to attend a museum walking tour must be fully vaccinated.  Unvaccinated children under 12 are allowed provided they are accompanied by a fully vaccinated member of their household.

 

There are a limited number of tickets available for each tour in accordance with current public health restrictions. Masks are recommended, hand sanitizer will be provided, and social distancing will be enforced. Tour guides will use a microphone and speaker system to ensure participants can hear us during the tour while maintaining proper social distancing.

Please contact the Transcona Museum should you be unable to attend a walking tour. This allows the people on the waitlist to participate.

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A HISTORY OF REGENT AVENUE | Self-Guided

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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HISTORIC DOWNTOWN TRANSCONA | Guided

JULY / AUGUST

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:

This tour is offered on Thursdays in July and August from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm. 

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MURALS OF TRANSCONA | Guided

JULY / AUGUST

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:

This tour is offered on Thursdays in July and August from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. 

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TRANSCONA'S WAR EFFORTS | Guided

JULY / AUGUST

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:

This tour is offered on Saturdays in July and August from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. 

Select dates include July 24 / August 7 / August 21 / August 28.