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Manitoba Museum Offering “Local Points” to Visitors

Shopping Local Even More Rewarding Thanks to The Local Frequency Winnipeg, MB (April 26, 2016): The Manitoba Museum has joined Winnipeg-based collective rewards app The Local Frequency that supports and rewards for shopping locally. Rounding out the already 25 local Winnipeg businesses, including restaurants, specialty stores and even a pet kennel, local staple and tourist attraction heavyweight – the Manitoba Museum – is now officially offering “Local Points” with each visit or gift…

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Manitoba Day 2016

Join us on May 14, 2016 for a very special day in honour of our Manitoba’s 146th Birthday! Highlights include: FREE ADMISSION to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium shows all day long! MEET Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries IMPACT Team Ambassadors: Obby Khan, former CFL Football Player Kaitlyn Lawes, Olympic Gold Medallist Janine Stephens, Olympic Silver Medallist Josh Wytinck, Professional Golfer PAINT a Community Mural in Alloway Hall – thanks to…

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New Dino Dig Discovery Room

On May 6, the Manitoba Museum will open a Dino Dig Discovery Room generating excitement for the arrival of a new member to our Earth History Gallery – a 90-million-year-old pliosaur, coming in August. Before the pliosaur fossil and full-scale replica go on permanent display, visitors can see videos showing how its skeleton was recreated. They will also learn how Triceratops ate, how we know what dinosaur skin looked like, how big Deinonychus’ killer claw was,…

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Manitoba Museum Wins Award and Receives Honourable Mention at Canadian Museum Association’s Award Ceremony

Winnipeg, MB (April 14, 2016): The Manitoba Museum once again took home an Award of Outstanding Achievement in the Exhibitions – Cultural Heritage category (for Museums with annual operating budgets over $1M) at the 2016 Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. On Wednesday night, excellence in the Canadian museum sector were recognized. A total of 14 awards and two internships for emerging museum professionals were presented during a special Awards Ceremony at the Canadian…

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New Manitobans Enjoy Free Access to Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (March 30, 2016): The Manitoba Museum ensures access to all – new Manitobans, people in crisis and those who face a variety of social and economic barriers. Recently, with support from The City of Winnipeg and the S.M. Blair Family Foundation, the Manitoba Museum has extended a special welcome to Syrian refugees resettling in Winnipeg by providing them with complimentary passes to the Museum. The Museum is uniquely…

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Terry Fox – Running to the Heart of Canada

Relive 5,373 km of Heroism – Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada to Open July 14 Winnipeg, MB March 18, 2016 — The Manitoba Museum is commemorating Terry Fox’s heroic Marathon of Hope by presenting the most comprehensive exhibition ever organized, depicting the run and Terry’s remarkable and continuing legacy. Terry Fox– Running to the Heart of Canada opens on July 14, 2016. The exhibit provides an in-depth…

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The galaxy at its most glorious

To really feel the vastness of the universe, sometimes all you have to do is look up. You can see some amazing sights from your backyard, but to get the best views you may need to travel a little. At Expedia.ca, we love getting lost in the beauty of the cosmos. When we learned that The Manitoba Museum’s Planetarium offers tours of the night sky in the planetarium show, “Live…

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Network of Canadian museums to share Franklin discoveries

Opening March 2016 Franklin Museum Network brings together 10 museums across the country Project shares ongoing story of Franklin Expedition through pop-up displays, programming Partner museums to host displays in winter 2016 TORONTO, December 1, 2015 – The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and Parks Canada (PCA) have confirmed the participation of 10 venues, including the ROM, in the Franklin Museum Network. Joining the coast-to-coast network are the Canadian Museum of…

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Manitoba Museum Honours Leadership in Philanthropy

Tribute to H. Sanford Riley C.M., O.M., LLD Winnipeg, MB (November 3, 2015): The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce that its annual Tribute will honour H. Sanford Riley C.M., O.M., LLD on Thursday, May 12, 2016 – Manitoba Day! The Museum’s Tribute celebrates the contributions of individuals or organizations whose leadership and philanthropy have shaped our city and province. The event, emceed by Honourary Chair Nick Logan, will take…

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“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote” Opens November 5

Temporary Exhibit, November 5, 2015 – April 10, 2016 The phrase, “Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” was uttered by Manitoba’s Premier Sir Rodmond Roblin during a heated exchange with Nellie McClung. We chose it as the title for an exhibit commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the right to vote for women in Manitoba. On January 28, 1916, the Manitoba Legislature amended the Manitoba Election Act and for the first…

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