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Hours of Operation

Effective May 9, the Museum will be closed to the public temporarily, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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*Hours of operation vary for holidays.

Manitoba Week 2021

Commemorate Manitoba Day with the Manitoba Museum

May 7 to May 15 • Online Events • FREE

In honour of the province of Manitoba’s 150th year, instead of just one day of fun, we are presenting a week-long series of FREE virtual Manitoba Day events and activities.

Everyone who registers on Zoom for any of the events, submits their scavenger hunt discoveries, or answers our program evaluation survey will be entered for a chance to win FREE passes to visit to the Museum.

Manitoba Biodiversity Scavenger Hunt

May 7 to 31 • On-Demand Online • FREE

Explore and learn with us!  Families and school classes are invited to discover Manitoba plants and animals in this fun and interactive online scavenger hunt.  Join our educator Corinne on a video journey through the Museum and answer questions along the way.

Start your Scavenger Hunt experience HERE.

Museé DU Manitoba Programme virtuel

le 11 mai • 11 h • en ligne • GRATUIT

Explorez l’histoire du Manitoba et les liens qui tissent ensemble les gens et la nature dans les nouvelles galeries: de bienvenue, des prairies et de Winnipeg. Nous allons visiter de nouvelles exhibitions sur les traités, les personnalités Winnipégoises, les plantes des prairies, les oiseaux, l’archéologie et le changement environnemental.

Enregistrer ICI

Manitoba MUSEUM Virtual Field Trip

May 12 • 11 am • Online • FREE

Come see what’s new in the Museum Galleries! Join us for a 45-minute live Virtual Field Trip. Explore Manitoba history and learn about the interconnections between people and nature in our newly completed Welcome, Winnipeg, and Prairies Galleries. We’ll visit new exhibits on Treaties, Manitoba personalities, prairie plants, birds, archaeology, and the changing environment.

For more details click HERE.

MANITOBA MUSIC Northern Brassworks Quintet Concert Video Premiere

May 13 • 11 am • Online • FREE

The show goes on!  Though we couldn’t host live musical performances at the Museum this year, we are pleased to launch the first of four concert recordings during Manitoba Week. Experience Manitoba music played by the Manitoba musicians of the Northern Brassworks Quintet.

This project was made possible with assistance from a University of Manitoba Creative Works Grant. 

For more details click HERE.

Manitoba Skies Telescope Viewing Event

May 15 • 7 pm & 9 pm• Online • FREE

Explore the sky with us! Join Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young and special guests for a live virtual telescope viewing of the Solar System. Those with early bedtimes may want to join the first segment featuring the Moon at 7 pm.  A second segment starts at 9 pm featuring the Moon plus the planets Mercury, Venus, and Mars!

For more details and to register click HERE.