Current Planetarium Schedule

Very important – please read: For the safety of all our visitors, once a Planetarium show has begun latecomers will not be admitted.

Jun 29 – Sep 2, 2019 


  • 11:00 am – In My Backyard with Fred Penner
  • 12:00 pm – CapCom GO! The Apollo Story
  • 1 pm – In My Backyard with Fred Penner
  • 2 pm – CapCom GO! The Apollo Story
  • 3 pm – The Summer Sky Show
  • 4 pm – CapCom GO! The Apollo Story


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Show Descriptions

The Summer Sky Show

Take a guided tour of the night sky! This show covers the current constellations, planets, and celestial events currently visible in Manitoba skies. The show is presented live by Planetarium staff, allowing current news and the latest discoveries to be highlighted.


In My Backyard with Fred Penner 

A classic returns! Join Winnipeg’s best-known children’s entertainer, Fred Penner, as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons. The show has been completely re-imagined for the DIGISTAR fulldome video system. Young scientists are encouraged to sing along with entertaining songs and participate while learning about the planets, constellations, meteors, the moon and more. Recommended for children ages 4-7.



CapCom GO! The Apollo Story

Relive the glory days of space exploration and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing, the first time humans set foot on another world. The Apollo program inspired a generation with its bold exploration and amazing scientific and engineering spin-offs that power our world today. What was it like? Where will we go next?

The Planetarium and Science Gallery are hosting an out of this world space party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing! Join us on July 20th for After Hours: Apollo 50

Special shows in the Planetarium, Apollo space displays in the Science Gallery, special guests, a lunar selfie station, and music by DJ King Cabernet!

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CapComm Go! The Apollo Story – Trailer

The newest Planetarium Show at the Manitoba Museum. Video provided by: NSC Creative