Historical photo showing people on the waterfront leaning up against a boat looking at the camera.

Selkirk is a city with a rich and vibrant history. Heritage enriches our city, contributing value, quality, and diversity to our daily lives, and requires protection.

Selkirk demonstrates its commitment to preserving its rich heritage through the establishment of the Selkirk Heritage Advisory Committee. The committee’s purpose is to ensure the preservation, protection, and promotion of our buildings, structures, lands, and all other resources with special historic or architectural significance to the community. Through their guidance and advocacy, the Selkirk Heritage Advisory Committee plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the tangible and intangible elements of our heritage, ensuring that Selkirk remains a place where history thrives and flourishes.

Explore our history and historical sites through the museums and websites below!

The City of Selkirk Museum Logo

Discover Selkirk’s past on Selkirk Museum. The website features free interactive tours, oral history interviews and exhibits on historically significance buildings and people.

Visit the Selkirk Museum at: www.selkirkmuseum.ca

Visit the Selkirk Museum’s YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/@selkirkmuseum

Marine Museum of Manitoba Logo, A historical site.

Selkirk is home to the Marine Museum of Manitoba. Established in 1972 the Marine Museum of Manitoba provides visitors with a hands on, heritage experience. The Marine Museum of Manitoba tells the story of the development and the operation of marine life on Lake Winnipeg and the Red River circa 1850 to present day.

Visit the Marine Museum at: www.marinemuseum.ca

Diftscape Logo. Tours, Explore, Discover Logo

Explore Selkirk’s amazing history with Driftscape’s tours on their website or app. Dive into intriguing stories as you wander through landmarks, historical sites, and cultural spots effortlessly.

Visit the Driftscape Tours at: https://webapp.driftscape.com/map/1774646e-a8c0-11eb-8000-bc1c5a8f0f67