Free Admission to the Winnipeg Police Museum

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Winnipeg, the heart of the Canadian Prairies, is home to a hidden gem that history buffs and curious visitors alike will not want to miss—the Winnipeg Police Museum. Offering free admission, this museum invites you to step back in time and explore the storied past of the Winnipeg Police Service.

A Journey Through Time

Located at 245 Smith Street, the Winnipeg Police Museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts and displays that chronicle the evolution of law enforcement in the city from its inception in 1874 to the present day. Whether you’re interested in vintage police vehicles, historical uniforms, or the tales of notorious criminals, the museum offers a unique glimpse into the bravery and dedication of Winnipeg’s finest.

Visitor Information

The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, making it the perfect mid-week excursion for families, school groups, or anyone looking to enrich their knowledge of local history. With guided tours available for groups of six or more, it’s an educational experience that’s both engaging and accessible.

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Engage with History

What sets the Winnipeg Police Museum apart is not just its extensive collection, but also its commitment to community engagement. The museum’s volunteers are passionate about sharing stories and knowledge, offering a personal touch to each visit. It’s an opportunity to learn about the service’s specialty units, honor fallen officers, and appreciate the contributions of the police force to the city’s safety and well-being.

Support the Museum

As a non-profit organization, the Winnipeg Police Museum thrives on community support. While admission is free, donations are welcomed and help ensure the museum continues to preserve and share Winnipeg’s rich policing history. You can also support the museum by visiting the gift shop, becoming a member, or volunteering your time.



Plan Your Visit

Don’t miss out on this educational and inspiring destination in Winnipeg. Plan your visit to the Winnipeg Police Museum today and take advantage of the free admission to connect with the city’s history.


Embrace the opportunity to delve into the past and discover the stories that have shaped the Winnipeg Police Service. The Winnipeg Police Museum awaits your visit, ready to offer a memorable and insightful experience that’s both informative and free of charge. See you there!



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