Hours of Operation

Sep 9 to Dec 20

Tuesday to Friday:  10 am – 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm
Thanksgiving Day: 11 am – 5 pm
Remembrance Day: 1 pm – 5 pm
Mondays: Closed

The Museum Shop is open
every weekend, holiday,
and select dates.

Sat, Sun & Holidays • 11 am – 5 pm
Wed, Oct 30 • 11 am – 4 pm

Remembrance Day: 1 pm – 5 pm
Dec 26 – Jan 5 •  from 11 am – 5 pm

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Category Archives: News

August 2019 Sky Update available

The Sky Update for August 2019 is posted. You can find it at the Planetarium’s current night sky page. You’ll learn about pioneering astronomer Maria Mitchell, find out how to see the planets, and learn how and when t see the annual Perseid meteor shower!

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There’s Always More to Discover This Summer at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg MB (July 10, 2019): The Manitoba Museum presents a full calendar of tours, activities, and events for families, adults, and French-speaking visitors this summer. The Museum is offering tours and activities, free with admission to the Museum Galleries. Hands-on interactive family programs include Awesome Arctic Activates, Amazing Animal Tours, Dino Day, A Family Favourites Tour, and Sketch Nights in Animal Inside Out. Geared for adults but open to children, the Museum…

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Get Ready for Out-of-this-World Summer Fun at the Planetarium

Winnipeg MB (July 8, 2019): Laser shows will light up the night sky and the Apollo 11 Moon landing will be celebrated at the Planetarium all summer long.   Laser Shows return to the Planetarium on Friday and Saturday nights. Music fans will thoroughly enjoy the songs of The Beatles, Queen, Pink Floyd, Lady Gaga, and so many more – accompanied by amazing laser light shows. Show times are 7…

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Treaty No. 6 Medal Returns to Red Pheasant Cree Nation after 134 Years

Red Pheasant Cree Nation, SK (June 28, 2019): The Treaty No. 6 Medal that was first presented to Chief Red Pheasant (Pihew Ka-mihkosit) on August 28,1876 at Fort Carlton is returning home to the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in an official Repatriation Ceremony on July 4, 2019. The Ceremony will be held at the George Benson Memorial Pow Wow Grounds at 11 am as part of the inaugural Chief Red Pheasant…

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Manitoba Museum Marks 2019 with Completion of Nonsuch Gallery Renewal

Image: © Manitoba Museum / Ian McCausland (Winnipeg, MB: June 21, 2019)  At its Annual General Meeting last night, the Manitoba Museum announced that 2018-2019 marked its 27th consecutive balanced budget in a year that saw a much celebrated reopening of the Nonsuch Gallery after a six-month closure for renewal. The Museum maintained its financial health while also marking the Planetarium’s 50th lap around the sun, hosted a hockey exhibition from the…

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Manitoba Museum Opens New Exhibit Hiding in Plain Sight

(Winnipeg, MB: June 20, 2019)  Explore some of the rich history of the Métis Nation by visiting Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the Métis Nation in the Archival Records of Library and Archives Canada. This multi-panel mini exhibition is on display at the Manitoba Museum Grasslands Gallery from Friday, June 21 to Sunday, October 27, 2019. The exhibition was developed by Library and Archives Canada in collaboration with the Manitoba Metis Federation and…

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Métis Story Finally Being Told, in Michif, at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (May 24, 2019): Today, the Manitoba Museum opens a new permanent exhibition – Ni KishKishin, I Remember Ste. Madeleine – in the Parklands/Mixed Woods Gallery to share the displacement story of the Métis people of Ste. Madeleine, MB. In the fall of 1938, the people of Ste. Madeleine, south of Binscarth, Manitoba returned from hunting to find their 35 homes, school, and store burned to the ground so that…

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Beer and Botany: A Feature Tasting Event with a Science twist on May 22 at the Manitoba Museum

  Winnipeg, MB (May 17, 2019): The Manitoba Museum, in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature, is hosting a special tasting event on May 22 about the links between beer and botany. During this special NatureIDEAS Beer and Botony presentation, guests will discover the art and science behind craft brewing as they enjoy a paired beer tasting led by Paul Sokoloff, botanist from the Canadian Museum of Nature and Mark…

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Man Steps on the Moon – 50 Years Ago! Explore the History of the Apollo Space Program at the Manitoba Museum

  Winnipeg, MB (May 16, 2019): This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon. To celebrate this galactic accomplishment, the Planetarium is opening a brand new show,  CapCom Go: The Apollo Story. It opens May 18 at noon and runs through the summer. Cap Com Go! begins by exploring the Moon as we see it from Earth – with its changing phases, which provided…

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7,700 Celebrated Manitoba Day at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (May 14, 2019): The Manitoba Museum welcomed 7,700 visitors to celebrate Manitoba Day on Saturday, May 11. Though Manitoba Day is actually on May 12, the Museum chooses the nearest Saturday to ensure as many people as possible can take advantage of the free admission to the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and Science Gallery.  Manitoba Day is made possible through the generous support of presenting sponsor Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries….

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