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Hours of Operation

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All Attractions open
Thursday – Sunday
11 am – 5 pm

 

See Planetarium show
schedule, here.

 

We look forward to seeing you!


FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED
at the Manitoba Museum.

This policy will be in place
until June 30.


Click for Holiday Hours
Hours of operation vary for different holidays.

 

[email protected] Astronomy Courses

[email protected] Astronomy Courses are for people wanting to learn more about the wonders in the sky above us! These one-evening courses with Planetarium Astronomer, Scott Young, will show you how to find your way around the sky, choose your first telescope, and use your binoculars or telescope to their fullest potential. Capacity is limited to 25 participants per course, to accommodate more personal learning. Buy your tickets today!


 

Observing the Deep Sky

Tuesday, May 3 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm CST

Level: Intermediate

Image credit: Scott D. Young

The “deep sky” includes all of the celestial objects farther away than our solar system: stars, clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. They are often faint and require some special techniques to get the best view. In this course, you’ll discover how to best observe these distant objects using your binoculars or small telescope, and get Scott’s “top 50” objects to look for in the night sky.

Topics include:

  • Unaided eye versus binoculars versus small telescopes versus large telescopes
  • Overview of the kinds of objects we can see, and what they are
  • Equipment concerns: aperture, eyepieces, and star charts
  • Night vision and how to make it work for you
  • Necessary accessories
  • Seeing, sketching, and imaging: basic ways to record what you see and share it with others

 

Intermediate-level courses are three-hour courses designed for people who have binoculars or a small telescope. The course is conducted as an online Zoom meeting. You will need a device and an internet connection to participate.

 

Intermediate courses are $25 for Museum members and $30 for non-members.

Buy your tickets, here:

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