The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum & Archives


Welcome to The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum & Archives. Located at the Minto Armoury at 969 St. Matthews in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Museum boasts an amazing collection of war artefacts and military paraphernalia from Canada-engaged military wars of the past two centuries.

From virtual and in-person events, to guided tours through the Archives and the Museum, come explore the history of Canada’s military of the Little Black Devils

Our Mission

The Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, protect, display and interpret artifacts and archives essential to the history of The Royal Winnipeg Rifles.

The Museum’s objectives are to:

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The Museum and Archives is an impressive display of Canada’s military engagement. Book your tour today!

Our Events

We host a variety of virtual and in-person events throughout the year. Click on “More events” below for a listing of our 2021 events.

Special Events

Indigenous Soldiers of The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

This exhibit highlights stories and photos of some of Winnipeg Rifles’ most notable Indigenous soldiers.

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The Claude W Gray Exhibit

The Claude W Gray Exhibit Claude Gray n.d. Claude William Gray was born at Lichfield, England, on 10 August 1870. …

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Where We Are


The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum & Archives

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Due to the exposed nature of actual military The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum and Archives is a venue recommended for children 10+ and older, and an adult-to-child ratio of 1:6. For younger children, we recommend an adult-to-youth ratio of 3:1.

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Happy Caterpillar Consulting Services is commissioned by The Winnipeg Rifles Museum and Archives to manage its website incoming donations and for issuing charitable tax receipts. Donations to our museum are considered a gift to the Crown and are therefore 100% tax deductible.

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