Brandon General Museum & Archives


The Brandon General Museum & Archives was formed in 2007 by the City of Brandon, Manitoba. The museum officially opened on July 15th, 2011, after much support from the city and community.

Non-profit organization dedicated to enriching downtown and showcasing this city’s valuable history, with a mission to collect, conserve, study, exhibit and interpret historic and heritage materials relating to the City of Brandon and its place within the history of Southwestern Manitoba.

Located in the original Manitoba Government Services (now known as BellMTS) building in downtown Brandon on 9th Street across from the historic A.E. McKenzie Seeds block. Surrounded by local history and also home to the B. J. Hales Natural History Collection, a taxidermy collection featuring Manitoba fauna!

*The city of Brandon and the BGMA is located on Treaty 2 territory and the shared traditional lands of Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene and Anishinabewaki Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis nation.

*Diagonal parking with 2 hour max meters available on 9th Street in front of the museum, free parking after 4PM. The Town Centre parkade is a 2 minute walk away!

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