Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian National Railway Station / McCreary Museum (Railway Street, McCreary, Municipality of McCreary)

A museum in McCreary occupies a former Canadian National Railway station along with the former Canal School. Built as a third-class station in 1912, the building provided space for storage of cargo as well as living quarters for the stationmaster and his family. Designated as a Heritage Railway Station by the federal government in 1991, it was used as a VIA stop. In October 2021, it became a municipally-designed historic site.

Purchased by the municipality in 1997, the museum is open during the summer. Tours can be arranged by appointment at other times by calling Mrs & Mr Morden at 204-835-2454, Pam at 204-835-2529, or Jeanette at 204-835-2257.

The former Canadian National Railway station at McCreary

The former Canadian National Railway station at McCreary (August 1994)
Source: George Penner

McCreary community museum located in a former Canadian National Railway station

McCreary community museum located in a former Canadian National Railway station (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.77359, W99.48964
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charlotte Annie Williams Harrison (1919-2014)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Railway Stations

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Railway Stations of Manitoba: A Building Inventory by Patricia Trainor, Farhad Rahbary, and David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1984, 233 pages. [Manitoba Legislative Library]

We thank Pam Little for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 10 November 2021

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