Walking in Style: A Garment District Tour
Saturday, May 4, 2019 – 11:00am-
Explore the heyday of Winnipeg's garment district, which was a thriving industrial hub throughout the mid-20th century. See the warehouses of Jacob & Crowley, Stobart & Sons, National Cloak, and the Sterling Stall Company and learn about their impact on the historic Exchange District. A tour of the Costume Museum of Canada workrooms will follow, with artifacts and clothing from Winnipeg’s Garment District as well as items from the exhibit A Stitch in Time!
This tour is a collaboration between the Exchange District BIZ, The Costume Museum of Canada, and the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada.
The Costume Museum of Canada is not wheelchair accessible.
Where to meet
Meet by the Cube in Old Market Square