Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Bank of Commerce Building / Elgin and District Museum (127 Main Street, Elgin, Municipality of Grassland)

Built in mid-1902, this brick building at Elgin in the Municipality of Grassland was a branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce. Originally two storeys high, the second floor provided accommodation for the bank manager. It was removed in the 1950s. The bank closed in 1995 and now serves as the Elgin and District Museum. It became a municipally-desigobanated heritage building in 1998.

The museum is open on weekends and holidays from July to September. Visits at other times can be arranged by appointment.

Elgin and District Museum

Elgin and District Museum (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44422, W100.26761
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Canadian Bank of Commerce

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Building, Manitoba Municipal Heritage Site No. 167, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

Elgin Echoes: Into the Millennium, 1970-1999 by Elgin History Book Committee, 1999, page 44.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 February 2023

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