Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre

Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre, 680 Harrow St, Winnipeg


(204) 360-7905

Year Round, Hours Vary

About Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre

The museum is a volunteer organization composed of retired members of Manitoba Hydro and the electrical industry that showcases Manitoba’s electrical history.

What to Do at Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre?

Learn the story of hydroelectric development in Manitoba from 1870 to today. This unique museum guides visitors through the safe use of electricity and how electrical energy works.

Embark on a journey through Manitoba’s electrical history. Visitors of all ages can: travel through the pre-electricity days of the late 1800s; discover the beginnings of hydroelectric power; find out about the first uses of electricity in the province; peek into a 1940’s farm kitchen; follow the evolution of modern electric appliances; see an operating scale model of a wind turbine; learn how generating stations are built in Manitoba; get a glimpse into present and future electrical development in Manitoba.

Time required to visit:

1 – 3 hrs, depending on interest

When to visit Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre?


Monday – Thursday: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Closed on statutory holidays.

How much will it cost to visit Manitoba Electrical Museum?

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

Guided tours: Guided tours are available by appointment for the general public, school, and community groups. Maximum group size is 30.

How to get to Manitoba Electrical Museum ?

Address: 680 Harrow St., Winnipeg, Manitoba

Lat: 49.8559425, Lon: -97.1551007
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Free parking.
Public Transit Accessible.

What about amenities and accessibility?


Fully wheel chair accessible



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