Brookside Cemetery

Current cemetery hours

May 1 - October 31: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Beautiful Brookside Cemetery is a National Historic Site. It is located immediately west of Red River College and nestled along Omand’s Creek. It offers a park-like setting with mature trees and abundant wildlife. The cemetery is one of the largest in Canada with more than 100,000 burials that have taken place since 1878, as well as a Field of Honour with more than 10,000 Veterans, Service Members and War Heroes interred alongside each other. 

Brookside Cemetery offers options for both traditional in-ground and cremated remains interments.

Location: 3001 Notre Dame Ave.

Brookside Cemetery grounds map (PDF, 1.2MB)

Space availability:

Brookside Cemetery currently has a wide range of in-ground casket and cremation options, as well as above ground columbaria space available. Please view our Products and Services page for more information.

Features & special areas:

  • Casket burial lots
  • Cremation burial lots
  • Scattering garden
  • Columbaria (above ground cremation interment)
  • Memorial boulders
  • Book of Memories (memorial wall)
  • Field of Honour
  • Historic property lots
  • Ossuary
  • Administration Building
  • 203 acres (total cemetery area)
  • More than 100,000 burials


Brookside is one of the oldest cemeteries in Winnipeg with the first interment having taken place in 1878. This cemetery reflects the history of the people of Winnipeg. It is the final resting place of decorated war heroes, politicians, athletes, and people from all walks of life. It is a perpetual record of yesteryear and a sanctuary of peace and quiet. Brookside Cemetery became a National Historic Site in 2023.

To purchase a history book about the Brookside Cemetery, please contact us.


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