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Hours of Operation

Starting April 8, the Museum Galleries will be

OPEN: Thursday to Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm


MASKS ARE REQUIRED
at the Manitoba Museum


Click for Holiday Hours
*Hours of operation vary for holidays.

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MANITOBA SKIES Telescope Viewing Event

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

FREE

May 15 • 7 pm & 9 pm• Online • FREE

May 15, 2021 is International Astronomy Day, a time when amateur and professional astronomers around the world bring the universe to the general public. To celebrate, we will be hosting virtual telescope views of the Moon and planets beginning at 7 pm. The program will be hosted by Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young and will include commentary and discussion with other astronomers and guests around the world.

If the sky is cloudy, a live feed from another telescope in Canada will be shown with local commentary.

Schedule of events:

7:00 pm:              telescope views of the Moon during daylight

7:45 pm:              programming break 

9:00 pm:              programming resumes

9:10 pm:              sunset; begin to look for planets in telescope

10:30pm:             programming ends

The program will be offered via Zoom webinar (registration required) and will be livestreamed to the Manitoba Museum’s Facebook and YouTube pages (see links below). A digital device and internet connection are required to participate.

Register for the Zoom webinar here. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. One registration is good for one device

Or join us live at 7 or 9 pm on May 15 via Facebook or YouTube.

 

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Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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