Manitoba Electrical Museum and Education Centre
With an enormous yellow turbine runner at the entrance into the historic building, you can’t miss this must see Winnipeg attraction. Climb inside a streetcar, one of the earliest uses of electricity in the province, see a 1940s kitchen, look at a HVDC transmission line up close, discover what year your community got electricity or push the buttons on a giant talking robot. Interactive exhibits encourage you to consider how much we depend on energy today. From arc lights to motion detected LED lighting, electricity has certainly evolved. Follow the decisions that were made in Manitoba’s history that now make hydroelectricity one of this province’s greatest resources. Entertaining and informative for all ages.
Open Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for July & August. Closed Sunday to Monday, but available by appointment.