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June 24, 2022


Royal Aviation Museum honour victims of 1972 Linwood Street tragedy

(WINNIPEG, MB – June 24, 2022) – 50 years after a plane carrying residential school children crashed on Linwood Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada (RAMWC) is erecting a monument in their honour. On June …

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June 13, 2022


RAMWC welcomes three new board members

We’re very pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members as of May 25, 2022: Patricia Gair, Peggy May, and Martha Ford. Peggy May is a strategic leader with expertise in piloting organizations and delivering on the mission, …

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June 8, 2022


Fun-filled grand opening weekend

After a long, three-year closure, we finally opened the doors of our new museum on May 21, 2022. It was wonderful to welcome visitors into our new facility and to see the joy and awe on their faces. Thank you …

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May 24, 2022


A new chapter for an iconic Winnipeg museum

Even before its establishment as a city, Winnipeg was the epicentre of trade and commerce for Indigenous nations and travelers headed for all points north, south, east, and west. When air travel landed in Western Canada in the 1920s, Winnipeg …

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March 10, 2022


Celebrated Canadian artist Jim Bruce donates three original aircraft paintings to RAMWC

It’s an exciting week at the Royal Aviation Museum! We received three beautiful paintings to add to our collection, generously donated by Jim Bruce, a wonderful Canadian artist known for his aircraft paintings. Jim originally trained to be a draftsperson …

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Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

February 11, 2022


New Era for Beloved Manitoba Museum Arrives May Long Weekend

As temperatures rise this spring, Manitobans will have an exciting new attraction to explore.

Slated to open over the May long weekend of 2022, the newly rebuilt Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada (RAMWC) is excited to welcome visitors to its state-of-the-art facility.

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Scott Fielding at RAMWC

November 30, 2021


If you get a chance to visit the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, jump on it

Winnipeg Free Press article by Scott Fielding, November 30, 2021 I was fortunate to get a sneak peak at this world-class facility prior to its March 2022 opening thanks to a tour organized by Kristi Meek and the Assiniboia Chamber …

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Exterior RAMWC

November 3, 2021


One of Canada’s largest collections of aviation history coming to life at YWG

Winnipeg Airports Authority article, November 3, 2021

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July 16, 2021


“Birthplace of the Air Force in Manitoba”

Marking 1921 Opening of Victoria Beach Air Station Victoria Beach Herald article by Hedley Auld

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July 16, 2021


Victoria Beach Air Station – 100 Years Ago

Marking 100 years since the opening of Victoria Beach Air Station Manitoba Free Press Article from July 16, 1921

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