Historic Sites of Manitoba: The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum and Archives (969 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg)
This Winnipeg museum, located in the Minto Armoury, began in the mid-1960s as an initiative to preserve the history of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles. It was accredited in the late 1970s as an official Canadian Forces Museum. The Archives was formally established in 1994, its holdings having been boxed until that time. In 2017, the Museum and Archives closed for renovation and are scheduled to re-open formally on 11 November 2018.
Site Location (lat/long): N49.89045, W97.17891
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minto Armoury (969 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Customs Examining Warehouse / Royal Winnipeg Rifles Headquarters and Museum (198 Main Street, Winnipeg)
The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum & Archives
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 6 June 2018
Back to top of page
Historic Sites of Manitoba
This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.
SEARCH the collection
Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other
Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.
Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.