Embark on a journey through Manitoba’s electrical history.


The Manitoba Electrical Museum follows the history of Manitoba's electricity through six themes from the 1870s to the present, and looks into the future. On the lower level, hands-on safety activities and seasonal displays are featured. Electricity and electrical safety movies can be shown in the orientation room on the lower level, as well as a collection of vintage Gas Genies. A turbine runner is on permanent display at the Manitoba Electrical Museum.

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Hours of visiting

  • Tuesday - Saturday

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

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  • Sunday - Monday

    Closed

  • Available by appointment
  • Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre


  • Where history and science meet

    Embark on a journey through Manitoba’s electrical history and learn the story of hydroelectric development in Manitoba from 1870 to today. This unique experiential museum guides visitors through the safe and efficient use of electricity and demonstrates how electrical energy works.

    Visitors of all ages can:
    - travel through the pre-electricity days of the late 1800s;
    - discover the beginnings of hydroelectric power;
    - learn about the first uses of electricity in the province
    - follow the evolution of modern electric appliances
    - peek into a 1940s farm kitchen
    - see a scaled operating model of a wind turbine
    - learn how generating stations are built in Manitoba
    - have a glimpse into current and future electrical development in Manitoba

  • Visitor Information & Hours


    • Admission is $3.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

    • Our facilities are wheelchair accessible.

    • Free Parking is available in front of the museum.

    • Group Tours are welcome. For more info or to book a tour, call 204-360-7905.

    • Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

A really neat place. The seminar on electrical safety was pretty cool! Seeing a bunch of antique appliances was neat! - Rebecca Lane