To protect the health of our visitors, the Manitoba Museum is closed until further notice, starting on March 14
Effective Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Manitoba Museum will be closed to the public until further notice, due to the public health risks associated with COVID-19. This includes the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and the Science Gallery. All public and school programs are also suspended.
The Public Health Agency of Canada and Manitoba Health continue to assess the COVID-19 public health risk as low for the general population, but notes that this could change rapidly.
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What can I do at the Museum?
We offer three areas, or venues, that ensure a varied and exciting experience for all:
- Learn the human and natural history of Manitoba as your journey through nine immersive Museum Galleries. Your museum experience includes a gallery intervention, Strike 1919: Divided City, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike.
- Be inspired by the universe at the Planetarium – select from a variety of shows, including our feature CapCom Go! The Apollo Story.
- The young, or simply the young at heart, will enjoy hands on fun with LEGO, build and race your own car, and much more in the Science Gallery.
The Museum’s collections reflect the heritage of Manitoba and other regions of the world. Our nine interpretive galleries explore the interrelationship of pe…
Admission tickets can be purchased online and at both Box Offices (in the foyer on the main level and in the Concourse on the lower level).
- Sign up & save with a membership
- Groups of 10 or more people can receive a 10% discount. To book your group, or for further information, call 204-988-0626, or email our Registrar
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*Prices subject to change, does not include GST. In case of discrepancy, prices shown at the Box Office are the official admission prices.
**Planetarium admission includes entry into all daytime shows.
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Redeem tickets within 2 weeks of purchase towards the price of any membership.
*Prices do not include GST. Prices include $1.00 contribution to Museum’s New Exhibition Fund.
The Manitoba Museum offers free admission to:
- Children under 3 years of age
- People accompanying a person with a disability
The Manitoba Museum is located at 190 Rupert Avenue (at Main Street), across from Winnipeg’s City Hall and adjacent to the Centennial Concert Hall.
Loading Zone: Drop off or pick up at the Rupert Street doors.
Parking Options: There are several parking options available around the Museum. Please note that the Manitoba Museum does not own or operate any of the lots in the vicinity.
- Street metered parking along Rupert, Lily and Pacific streets allow for 2 hours of parking and take cash, card or pay by app on your smart phone. Street metered parking for 4 hours is available on Waterfront Drive, between MacDonald Avenue (close to Higgins Avenue) and Alexander Avenue. When visiting on weekends, street meter parking is free for 2 hours on Saturdays and is free all day on Sundays. If you need change for the meter, please visit the Reception desk or Museum Shop.
- Surface parking lots on Rupert and Alexander Streets takes payment by cash only (use quarters and dollar coins only)
- Indoor parkade at the Canada Games Sport For Life Centre on Pacific Street take payment by cash or card – more details here.
Please see this map to see our location and available parking options:
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The Manitoba Museum is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. The Museum is wheelchair accessible and the loading zone on Rupert Street allows for visitors to be dropped off in close proximity to the entrance. Please visit our Accessibility page for more information.
If a member of your group requires accommodation or for any questions regarding our facilities or visitor services, please feel free to call us at 204-956-2830.
Public Lockers and Coat Racks
Full and half-size lockers are available for use and are located in the Concourse on the lower level. Locker keys are available for $1.00 (non-refundable) and can be purchased at and returned to either Box Office.
Please note that the Manitoba Museum does not operate a coat check and is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Wheelchairs and Strollers
For your convenience, we provide wheelchairs and strollers at no charge for visitors to use throughout their visit on a first come first served basis. Wheelchairs are located in Festival Hall on the main level and strollers are located in Festival Hall on the main level and in the Science Gallery on the lower level.
Washrooms and Baby Changing Facilities
Washrooms are available throughout the Museum and all include baby change tables. Washrooms can be found in the foyer, in the cloakroom on the lower level, in the Museum Galleries near the Nonsuch Gallery, and in the Science Gallery. Gender neutral washrooms are available in the Museum Galleries and the cloakroom in the lower level.
Food and Drink
Drink and snack vending machines are located in the foyer on the main level of the Museum and in the Concourse on the lower level. Food and drinks can be enjoyed in one of our designated rest areas in Festival Hall on the main level and in the Concourse on the lower level. Many restaurant options are also available within walking distance of the Museum.
Drinking fountains can be found in the foyer on the main level (near the elevator) and in the Concourse on the lower level (near the elevator).
Please note that food and drink are not permitted inside the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery, and the Planetarium.
Non-flash photography is welcome at the Museum for personal use only. Tag us in your photos on social media: @ManitobaMuseum #Nonsuch #ManitobaMuseum
NOTE: Use of selfie sticks. They are permitted in the Museum Galleries and in the Science Gallery so long as they are being used responsibly and not disturbing exhibits or other visitors. Photos in the Planetarium are only permitted before or after the show when the lights are up.
NOTE: Use of tripods. Tripods are not allowed in the Museum Galleries during open hours for safety reasons.
Programs and Events
There’s always something more to discover at the Manitoba Museum! A variety of talks and tours are available – visit our Programs page for more information.
Public Phone & ATM
For your convenience, a payphone is available for public use in the foyer on the main level.
The closest ATM within the building is located in the Main Street entrance lobby of the Centennial Concert Hall (accessible from the Museum). The closest ATM outside of the building is located at the RBC Royal Bank across the street at Main Street and James Street.
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