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Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre

R3M 3A3 Winnipeg, Canada (Manitoba)

Address 680 Harrow Street
 
 
Floor area unfortunately not known yet  
 
Museum typ Exhibition
Electrical Applications
  • Robotic
  • Agricultural
  • Record players with pick up
  • Trams
  • Electricity / Magnetism
  • Craft
  • Electric motors/generators/pumps
  • Technical and functional models
  • Radios (Broadcast receivers)
  • Food and beverage production
  • Lamps and Light
  • Home Appliances


Opening times
Tuesday – Saturday: 1pm - 4pm; group tours are available by appointment.

Admission
Status from 04/2022
$5.00 per person, children 5 and under free

Contact
Tel.:+1-204-360 7905  eMail:PMcKenzie hydro.mb.ca  

Homepage www.manitobaelectricalmuseum.ca

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Location / Directions
N49.855901° W97.154717°N49°51.35406' W97°9.28302'N49°51'21.2436" W97°9'16.9812"

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. Centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, it is near the longitudinal centre of North America, approximately 110 kilometres (70 mi) north of the Canada–United States border.

Winnipeg is a railway hub and is served by Via Rail at Union Station for passenger rail.

Winnipeg is the largest and best connected city within Manitoba, and has highways leading in all directions from the city. To the south, Winnipeg is connected to the United States via Provincial Trunk Highway 75.

Free parking

Some example model pages for sets you can see there:

CDN: Eaton Co. Ltd., The Viking 43-86X Z1TC52-E (1942-45)
D: Kuba Kuba-Imperial, Lugano II (2) Ch= Fidelio 58 (1957/58)

Description

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. The museum is a volunteer organization of retired members of Manitoba Hydro and the electrical industry.

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.

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