Hours of Operation

Sep 9 – Dec 20
Tuesday to Friday:  10am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Mondays: Closed

Dec 21 – Dec 23
10am – 5pm

Dec 24
10am – 1pm

Dec 25

Dec 26 – Jan 5
10am – 5pm

Museum Shop Hours
Sat, Sun & Holidays: 11 am – 5pm
Dec 26 – Jan 5:  11am – 5pm

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*Hours of operation vary for holidays.

Parklands Gallery

ParklandsHarness your fear and follow your curiosity through the multi-level expanses of this diverse and interactive gallery.

The Parklands/Mixed Woods region of Manitoba, the transition zone between the Boreal Forest to the north and the Grasslands plains to the south, will complete the journey through the province as presented in the Museum Galleries. Marked by diversity, change and opportunity, Manitoba’s heartland is home to a larger variety of life and landscapes than any other area of the province.

The sweeping panorama of the Ukrainian Rye Farm and Marsh Dioramas, as seen in the virtual tour, combines the work of architects, designers, exhibit artists, production staff and curators. This spectacular setting, complete with a 27-metre long wrap-around painted mural, is one of the many dramatic scenes to be discovered in the 10,000 sq. ft (930 sq.metre) Gallery. The Gallery also features a unique saltsprings environment, a limestone cave housing hundreds of handmand hibernating bats, masses of lifelike red-garter snakes writhing in a Narcisse area limestone sinkhole, fishing area, and programming areas for visitors and school groups.