Our fall and winter exhibit, Behind Brandon’s Green Door: Bottling History of the City, was cut short while we took precautions and closed our doors to visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. We did not want those that missed their last-minute chance to see the closing of this exhibit we worked Continue Reading
Walking Through Westman, Uncovering Our Past
The Walking Through Westman, Uncovering Our Past pop-up exhibit is up now until the end of March, 2020! This display was created by students of the Public History Program at Brandon University. It covers various interesting events, people, and locations in Brandon and area. We have a series of historic Continue Reading
Get a hands-on experience of what makes old technology tick by tearing it apart! Retired tech and tools will be provided. All tech will be recycled after the event. Children must have an adult accompany them. Come in and let off some steam and curiosity by taking apart old technology Continue Reading
Bootlegs and Automobiles Speaker Event
“Moonlight shines off the chrome of the sixes. The fellas love these cars. A whiskey six is a status symbol, a means of transportation, and one of the most essential tools in the bootleggers’ bag of tricks. It needs to be fast: faster than cops, and much faster than hijackers. Continue Reading
Get the BGMA in Westman Readers’ Choice 2020!
Did you visit the Brandon General Museum & Archives in 2019? Want a chance to win $500? Choose us as the place to visit in the Living category and help get the BGMA in the spotlight! Or throw in a vote for Stella as the Best known Westman celebrity! (She Continue Reading
Happy New Year from The BGMA!!
Thank you for all the support in 2019. Look forward to more events, exhibits, workshops, and speaker series in 2020 here at the Brandon General Museum & Archives! Watch our Event Calendar page or follow us on social media to stay up to date!
Behind Brandon’s Green Door: Bottling History of the City
It is finally here! Behind Brandon’s Green Door: Bottling History of the City! Did you know that Brandon has not seen a brewery since 1931? Coca Cola was also bottled in one of our local breweries before they built their own plant for production! Or did you know that men Continue Reading
A Night of Vaudeville
A Night of Vaudeville with the Brandon General Museum & Archives on November 7th at Lady of the Lake! Come out and support your local history museum with dinner and dessert prepared by Lady of the Lake, a raffle, and an authentic Vaudeville performance by Winnipeg musician and entertainer Grant Continue Reading
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