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Hours of Operation

APR 18 – MAY 17

Tues – Fri: 10 am – 4 pm
Good Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Thursdays: 10 am – 9 pm
Sat, Sun & Holidays: 11 am – 5 pm
Easter Monday: CLOSED


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Winnipeg, MB (April 16, 2019): Tickets are now on sale for an all-new exhibition that showcases the inner workings of animals – Dr. Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT. Visitors will travel on an anatomical safari exploring a variety of animals from goats to giraffes, and octopuses to ostriches in BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, opening Wednesday, April 17 (open for the Easter long weekend) at the Manitoba ...
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l-r: Claudette Leclerc, Executive Director and CEO of the Manitoba Museum; Paul Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Life; James Cohen, Chair of the Manitoba Museum Board of Governors; Scott Craig, President of the Manitoba Museum Foundation Inc. Gift supports Museum’s capital campaign to tell Manitoba’s stories & paves the way for the Manitoba Museum to create the James W. Burns Founder Endowment Fund   Winnipeg, MB (April ...
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April showers bring May flowers, it’s said, but hopefully we’ll have a few shower-free nights this month, because there are lots of interesting sights to see in the sky! Staff contributor and Science Communicator Len Van Roon lays out the celestial events for the month in the latest edition of Manitoba Skies! Find out what to expect from the Lyrid meteor shower, and find out what smartphone apps Len ...
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Royal North-West Mounted Police face off with strikers on Bloody Saturday, June 21, 1919.  Courtesy Archives of Manitoba   Winnipeg, MB (March 21, 2019): An exhibition intervention of the Manitoba Museum’s Urban Gallery has been installed to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike. Strike 1919: Divided City opens today and runs until January 5, 2020 and is included with admission to the Museum Galleries.   On May ...
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Winnipeg, MB (March 14, 2019):  The GOAT Artisan Market, a two-day event, features the work of artisans working in Manitoba and features inspiring products and refreshments, as well as craft activities for the kids. This unique shopping experience is an opportunity for lovers of Manitoba to see how artists interpret our province and reflect it in their unique Manitoba-made crafts and giftware, including jewelry, bath and beauty, pottery, art, housewares, ...
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Winnipeg, MB (March 14, 2019): The Manitoba Museum is open every day during Spring Break and families are invited to come and play the Museum’s version of a classic game – Rock, Paper, Fossils! Spring Break, presented by BMO, offers programs March 23 to 31 between 10 am and 5 pm.   In addition to all your Museum favourites – the bison diorama, the renewed Nonsuch Gallery, and the Charlie ...
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Winnipeg, MB (March 12, 2019): The Manitoba Museum is proud to host RE-ORG Canada, a collections and conservation training program for museum staff conducted by the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) on March 12 to 14. This program welcomes museum professionals from: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife (NT), Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre in Fort Smith (NT), Prince Albert Museum in Prince Albert (SK), MacKenzie Art ...
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Tyrannosaurus rex, cast of the skull, Late Cretaceous, about 66 million years ago, found near   Eastend, southwestern Saskatchewan. Loaned by the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Manitoba Museum Hosts Museum’s Choice: Fossil Favourites From Across Canada, an Exhibition Developed by the Canadian Natural History Museum Network Winnipeg, MB (March 8, 2019):  To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, members of The Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada (ANHMC) in partnership with the ...
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MANITOBA SKIES – March 2019 Contributed by Kevin Mogk, Science Content Creator March will see the spring constellations take prominence in the evening sky and a number of planets can be caught in the early evening or pre dawn skies. Mars will be visible in the west after sunset; while Jupiter, Saturn and Venus will be visible in the east before sunrise. The Vernal Equinox will also take place on the ...
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Winnipeg, MB (January 29, 2019): The Manitoba Museum is proud to announce the release of a new publication entitled, Dibaajimindww Geteyaag: Ogiiyose, Noojigiigoo’iwe gaye Dibinawaag Nibiing Onji or, as translated into English, Stories of the Old Ones: Hunter and Fisher from Sheltered Water. Written by Kevin Brownlee, Curator of Archeology at the Manitoba Museum, this fascinating chronicle was twenty years in the making.   Four thousand years ago, a young man was laid to ...
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Winnipeg, MB (January 23, 2019): You think humans go through a lot for love? Some animals go through considerably more trouble than a puff of perfume or a dab of hair gel – imagine growing an extra 35 kg of headgear, going without food for two weeks, or engaging in life-threatening battles! Come and see how it’s done in nature at the Manitoba Museum on Valentine’s Day. At Wild ...
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Winnipeg, MB (January 9, 2019): Taking its title from a phrase uttered by Manitoba’s illustrious Premier, Sir Rodmond Roblin, during a heated exchange with Nellie McClung, “Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote” is an exhibition that was developed by the Manitoba Museum to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote on January 28, 1916. The exhibition opened at the Manitoba Museum in 2015  and ...
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