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March 22, 2021


Navigating A New Future For The Past

By Alan Small, Winnipeg Free Press The Royal Aviation Museum of Wester Canada will take “straighten up and fly right,” to a whole new level when it reopens early in 2022. The museum, which was founded in 1974, unveiled a new logo Monday and a new philosophy that will become part of the exhibits at […]

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March 22, 2021


Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada Lands a New Look

 (WINNIPEG, MB – March 22, 2021) – With the grand opening of its beautiful new facility slated for early 2022, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada (RAMWC) has unveiled sleek new branding and an equally impressive new website.  Designed by Winnipeg creative agency, Relish New Brand Experience, the museum’s new logo draws inspiration from […]

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November 27, 2020


Construction On Museum More than 50% Done

Winnipeg, Manitoba (November 26, 2020)  – The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is very pleased to share that the construction of its new building is more than 50% complete, and despite pandemic restrictions the project is currently on time and on budget. Exhibition development is well under way, and we are anticipating a soft […]

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August 27, 2020


Volunteers – Join the Crew!

Volunteers have always been an integral part of the Royal Aviation Museum community. During the Museum’s closure to the public, while the funds were being raised for the new facility, there have been fewer ways for volunteers to engage with the Museum. However, now that construction is underway the volunteer program is gearing up and […]

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July 31, 2020


Province Announces Endowment Fund for Signature Museums

  The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada was thrilled to learn that the Province of Manitoba would be providing a new endowment fund that will help make the Royal Aviation Museum financially sustainable into the future. On Friday, July 17, 2020 during a media conference at the St. Boniface Museum, Sport, Culture and Heritage […]

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May 25, 2020


Annual Report 2019

Members of the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada will be attending a virtual Special Meeting and AGM on Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00pm and 7:15pm respectively. The Annual Report can be seen by downloading a pdf of the document here – Annual Report 2019        

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May 7, 2020


Museum Breaks Ground on New State-of-the-Art Facility

Winnipeg, Manitoba (May 1, 2020) – The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is very pleased to share that the construction of its new home is commencing on the campus of the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, at 2088 Wellington Avenue. Having finalized a long-term (56 year) lease deal with the Winnipeg Airports Authority in […]

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February 26, 2020


Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada signs construction contract with PCL

The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada is pleased to announce that PCL was the winning construction firm that will build its new 86,000 square foot home in time for a late 2021 opening. With this milestone met, the Museum is set to break ground this spring and will be located adjacent to the Richardson […]

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February 25, 2020


Sneak peak of the new Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

As we head into spring and Manitobans looking forward to summer vacation, we’ll be looking forward to seeing construction of our new museum begin! The first shovel will hit the ground on May 1, signifying the official start of seeing our brand new, state-of-the-art Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada come to life. Here’s a […]

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October 30, 2019


Inspiring the next generation of women in aviation

“When I was growing up, it was always men in posters advertising jobs in Canada’s aviation industry. There were never any women represented at the career fairs or in the media.” We heard it time and time again. Prominent women in our country’s aviation industry talking about the struggle to see themselves reflected in those […]

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