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PLANETARIUM REOPENS FEATURING EXCITING SKY SHOWS

(Winnipeg, MB, August 10, 2020): The Planetarium at the Manitoba Museum reopens on Thursday, August 13, 2020 with three shows a day featuring the wonders of the night sky. Shows run at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm to allow for the implementation of new pandemic protocols to keep visitors safe. “We’re excited to be able to reopen the Planetarium, especially with so many exceptional events occurring in the…

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MANITOBA MUSEUM EXTENDS HOURS FOR AUGUST

(Winnipeg, MB, August 4, 2020): Starting August 6, the Museum Galleries will be open for discovery and exploration Thursdays to Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. “We know that Manitobans, and those visiting our province, are looking for safe and meaningful experiences this summer,” says Executive Director and CEO Claudette Leclerc. “An immersive exploration of this province’s history and nature at the Manitoba Museum offers just that.” Museum staff…

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MANITOBA MUSEUM CELEBRATES CONNECTION IN THE COMMUNITY

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Image: © Manitoba Museum / Ian McCausland (Winnipeg, MB: June 19, 2020) At its Annual General Meeting last night, the Manitoba Museum celebrated another year as a place of connection, transformation and renewal, offering rich and varied experiences for all. During the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the Manitoba Museum opened a new gallery, hosted awe-inspiriting exhibitions and delivered increasingly diverse programs. Extra special this past year was the repatriation of a…

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Summer hours now in effect

The May-long weekend marks the start of our summer hours of operation. The Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium will be open daily (Monday to Sunday) from 10:00 am to 5:00pm, including statutory holidays, which means that we are open Victoria Day, Monday May 19 10am to 5pm. We hope to see you here enjoying our new Treaty Exhibit and mini-diorama or taking the challenge of cleaning up Lake Winnipeg in…

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We Are All Treaty People

The Museum We Are All Treaty People, a new exhibit on the history of Treaties in Manitoba, in the Museum’s Discovery Room on May 1. A collaboration with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba and its Commissioner James Wilson, this is the first time visitors will be able to see almost every Manitoba Treaty medal including the medal given by Lord Selkirk to Chief Peguis in 1812 and original medals…

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SHARED SOLUTIONS open on March 22!

Lake Winnipeg was listed as the most threatened lake in the world in 2013 by the Global Nature Fund. This is based on the increase in algal blooms which cover the water in thick greenish slime. Not only is the lake relatively shallow for its size, the sheer amount of land that drains into Lake Winnipeg makes finding solutions difficult. The issue has reached a critical point, and various efforts…

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Museum Joins JUNOS Celebrations

The Museum is helping Winnipeggers celebrate the JUNOS with some special programming in the Science Gallery. The Boeing Explore Science Zone in the Museum’s Science Gallery is excited to offer the public a series of activities that explore the scientific principles of vibrations and waves which govern music and instruments. Nine different musical experiments will allow participants to learn more about how music is really made. These include a unique…

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Some Museums buy their treasures — We make ours

The Manitoba Museum unveil its new Aschkibokahn diorama in the Parklands/ Mixed Woods Gallery on January 16th. This mini-diorama, an incredible blend of art and research, features an ancient Native camp site located on Lake Winnipegosis in Western Manitoba, and follows an Anishnaabe family of the late Woodland period about 800 years ago as they move across the land from winter to summer. This diorama was created by artist Betsy…

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