About Winnipeg Police Museum
The Museum is displays artifacts related to the history of the Winnipeg Police Force, dating from its beginning in 1874.
What to Do at Winnipeg Police Museum?
As you enter the headquarters, you can see two plaques commemorating police officers who were killed during service in the First World War and Second World War. The police museum displays artifacts dating back to 1800s such as handcuffs, weapons as well as displays on dangers faced in police duty. You can also find mug shots on early age criminals. There is a display on ‘The Strangler’ Nelson, a serial sex killer who was captured in Manitoba.
Visitors can also see a jail cell built in 1911 at the museum. Younger visitors to the Museum will get to view a jail cell from the North End “E” Division built in 1911. In addition to the smaller artifacts, the Museum also showcases large artifacts the prominent among them being a restored 1925 REO Patrol Wagon and a restored 1978 Harley-Davidson and sidecar.
When to visit Winnipeg Police Museum?
Tuesday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Time required to visit:
1 – 2 hrs, depending on interest
How much will it cost to visit Winnipeg Police Museum?
Call 204-986-3976 or email to schedule a conducted tour.
How to get to Winnipeg Police Museum?
Winnipeg Police Headquarters, 245 Smith Street, Winnipeg
Lat: 49.892031,Lon: -97.141054
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Neighbourhood: Westwood Crestview
Public Transit Accessible.
Wheel chair accessible