Hours of Operation

To do our part in halting the spread of COVID-19, the Manitoba Museum is temporarily closed to the public.

Starting March 4, the Manitoba Museum Galleries will be open Thursday to Sunday, from 11 am to 5 pm.


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Category Archives: News

Manitoba Museum Hires new Chief Executive Officer

Winnipeg, MB (February 9 2021): The Board of Governors of The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Dorota Blumczynska as their new Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, effective May 3, 2021. Ms. Blumczynska takes over from Claudette Leclerc, who is retiring following a successful 23-year career at the helm of Manitoba’s largest not-for-profit centre for History, Nature, and Science learning and experiences. Ms. Blumczynska arrived in Canada as…

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Manitoba Museum Launches [email protected]

Winnipeg, MB (January 5, 2021): This Safe at Home Program starts January 7.  The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the launch of DOME @HOME: The Stars Belong to Everyone. This FREE weekly web show will be delivered directly to the homes of Manitobans. Hosted by Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young, those curious about the sky can catch [email protected] starting January 7 at 7 pm and running every Thursday until March 25.  “The focus is on…

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MANITOBA MUSEUM OFFERS FREE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES DURING THE HOLIDAYS

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Manitoba Museum Offers  FREE Virtual Experiences During the Holidays Winnipeg, MB (December 14, 2020):  The Manitoba Museum will be delivering free virtual events directly into the homes of Manitobans. [email protected], sponsored by Travel Manitoba, will provide free virtual programs for everyone to enjoy from home during the holiday season. Manitoba Museum virtual experiences will run from December 19 to January 10. Little Narwhal’s Adventure will be great for the…

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MANITOBA MUSEUM OFFERS GIFT MEMBERSHIPS AT 20% OFF

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Manitoba Museum Offers Gift Memberships at 20% Off   Hassle-free Contactless Holiday Shopping   Winnipeg, MB (December 1, 2020):  The Manitoba Museum launched its annual Winter Membership Sale today offering gift memberships at 20% off the regular price on all categories. A Manitoba Museum membership is the ideal gift for anyone looking for adventure while exploring history, nature, and science. A membership allows your loved ones unlimited visits to the…

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS SUPPORT MANITOBA MUSEUM BY DOUBLING THE IMPACT OF DONATIONS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Community Partners Support Manitoba Museum by Doubling the Impact of Donations All Donations Matched Dollar for Dollar Until December 1 Winnipeg, MB (November 24, 2020):  The Manitoba Museum is asking all who love adventure and discovery to double their impact and donate to the Museum before December 1.   All gifts made before December 1 will be matched – dollar for dollar – by generous…

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MANITOBA MUSEUM CLOSES TEMPORARILY ON NOVEMBER 2 DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Manitoba Museum Closes Temporarily on November 2, Due to Public Health Orders Winnipeg, MB (October 30, 2020): Effective November 2, 2020, the Manitoba Museum Galleries will be temporarily closed to the public due to the health restrictions implemented today by the province associated with COVID-19. The Planetarium will be closing earlier, on Saturday, October 31. Both venues, as well as the Science Gallery, will be closed until further…

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MANITOBA MUSEUM CREATES NEW LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Winnipeg, MB (September 30, 2020):  The Manitoba Museum will launch a brand new Virtual Field Trip program on October 1, offering valuable learning resources to schools, educational groups, parents, and those learning from home. Discover Manitoba’s history, nature, and science from anywhere in Manitoba, and beyond.  Virtual Field Trips offer an opportunity to explore the Manitoba Museum in an interactive presentation with expert Learning Facilitators and Science Communicators. These new virtual curriculum-connected programs…

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HUDSON BAY COMPANY’S ROYAL CHARTER ON PUBLIC EXHIBITION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 350-YEAR HISTORY

Toronto, ON and Winnipeg, MB (September 10, 2020) – For the first time in its history, Hudson’s Bay Company will put the Royal Charter on public display at the Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg, MB – a city steeped in HBC history. The 350-year-old artifact joins the significant HBC Museum Collection already housed at the Manitoba Museum beginning Saturday, September 12, and will be on display through to early 2021. The…

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MASKS MANDATORY AT THE MANITOBA MUSEUM

(Winnipeg, MB, September 9, 2020): As an additional precautionary measure against COVID-19 transmission, the Manitoba Museum is implementing a mandatory face covering policy, efective Thursday, September 10. All visitors will be asked to wear a face mask that covers their nose and mouth while at the Manitoba Museum.  Masks will be required for anyone over the age of four. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own; however, those who arrive without…

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PLANETARIUM OFFERS IN-THEATRE AND VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES

PLANETARIUM OFFERS IN-THEATRE AND VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES (Winnipeg, MB, August 20, 2020): The Planetarium at the Manitoba Museum offers both live in-theatre shows and live on-Facebook experiences. The theatre reopened last week and features three shows a day at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm. And on Saturday, August 22, between 9:30 pm and 11 pm, Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young will host a Virtual Planet Party with special guests Jupiter and Saturn. …

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