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In the Museum Galleries
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Legacies of Confederation: A New Look at Manitoba History
Orientation Gallery & Discovery Room
Runs to January 7, 2018
Canada’s 150th anniversary commemorates Confederation, which united the first four provinces into a new nation. After the Red River Resistance, Manitoba joined Confederation in 1870, with massive consequences for both its people and environment. Explore the iconic artifacts and specimens that tell this dramatic story from 1867 to today.
You can dd a 30-minute tour of this exhibit to your Museum adventure.
HMS Erebus Wreck Site Model - Opens January 12, 2018
January 12 to March 25
See first-ever scale model of the HMS Erebus wreck. This 1:40 scale model is based on the original ship plans and the detailed records from the current research. It depicts the wreck on the seabed as found and shows the hull, a portion of the debris field surrounding the wreck, accurate seabed topography and some marine life. The model tells part of the story of the 1845 Franklin Expedition and the ongoing research around the wreck.
In the Science Gallery
Explore the wonders of science as with hands-on interactive act ivies for all ages.
Canada C3 Museum Hub
Runs to October 1
Be a part of an incredible journey of science and exploration. The Canada C3 expedition is spending 150 days traveling by ship around Canada’s three coasts in celebration of our 150th birthday, and we are proud share the adventure! Our Science Gallery will feature interactive touch-screen displays showing real-time maps, streaming videos and live updates. Go on an expedition of your own with our Giant Floor Map, engage in some of the science being conducted on the C3 vessel, and so much more!
Be sure and go on this virtual expedition when your group visits the Science Gallery.
Engineered for Speed
Improved Exhibit Opens in November
Meteorites – February
Improved Exhibit Opens in February
In the Planetarium
Featuring Digistar® technology, the Planetarium’s virtual reality capability creates a new sense of depth to the known universe. Fly to familiar constellations and see them in new ways. Every show includes an introduction to the current night sky.
The Search for Life: Are We Alone?
An engrossing immersive theatre experience, The Search for Life: Are We Alone? launches visitors on an awe-inspiring trip through space and time—from the depths of Earth’s oceans to the outer reaches of the cosmos—to explore the links between life on Earth and the potential for life on other planets. Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Harrison Ford, this 35-minute show is designed for general audiences, and includes a live segment on the current night sky.
The Search for Life: Are We Alone? was developed by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).