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Hours of Operation

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All Attractions
+ Ultimate Dinosaurs
Open daily
11 am – 5 pm

 

See Planetarium show
schedule, here.

 

We look forward to seeing you!


Face masks are strongly recommended for all visitors
(age 5+) at the Manitoba Museum.


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

 

PYJAMA DAYS @ HOME – PROGRAM RECORDINGS

 

Celebrate all things winter this holiday season!

Did you miss watching one of our Pyjama Days @ Home programs live? Watch the recording below!

 


SUNDAY, December 26 @ 2 pm

Welcome to Pyjama Days @ Home!

Join us for a LIVE tour with our Learning Facilitator Nancy who will show you some of her favourite exhibits!
 
 

MONDAY, December 27 @ 2 pm

What’s new at the Musuem?

Lots has changed at the Manitoba Museum! Join us for a virtual tour with Anya, our Learning & Engagement Supervisor, as she takes us on a tour through our recently updated galleries. We’ll visit the new Prairies Gallery, featuring stories of Manitoba’s vast grasslands, and the new Winnipeg Gallery, exploring historic and contemporary urban life.
 
 

TUESDAY, December 28 @ 2 pm

LIVE from the Science Gallery: Static and Ice!

What better way to celebrate the Winter Break then with jaw-dropping experiments about two common elements of the season: static electricity and freezing temperatures.
 
Ever wonder why you get a ZAAAP when you walk across the carpet, or take off a sweater in the winter? It’s SCIENCE! And we’ll show you why it happens in ways guaranteed to shock you! And if you think it’s cold outside, we’ve got something even colder… liquid nitrogen. You’ll get chills as we freeze objects faster and colder than your nose on a frosty Manitoba night!
 
 

WEDNESDAY, December 29 @ 2 pm

Eyes to the Arctic Virtual Tour

Come on a virtual tour of our Arctic and Subarctic Gallery!

We will learn about much loved Arctic animals such as polar bears and caribou, and look at examples of flora, fauna, clothing, and tools that originate up North.

Click here to watch this program.

 


THURSDAY, December 30 @ 2 pm

LIVE from the Science Gallery: Sound Science

Don’t you just love science experiments!  

Join us for a virtual exploration of some of our favourite hands-on science exhibits, and watch exciting demonstrations LIVE from the Science Gallery! Today we will discover how sound works with a visit to the sound dishes, and by making oobleck dance!

Click here to watch this program.

 


FRIDAY, December 31 @ 10 am

Nonsuch Virtual Tour

Join us virtually on Zoom for a New Year’s Eve visit to the Nonsuch. We’ll explore the ship and answer your questions about this full-sized ship live at 10 am on Friday, December 31. 

Click here to watch this program.

 


SATURDAY, January 1 @ 2 pm

Birds, Birds, Birds! Virtual Pop-Up Program

Join us for a pop-up program all about birds!

We will take a virtual trip to Manitoba’s grasslands and visit our new exhibition all about Whitewater Lake. Come and hear about some of the amazing birds that you can find in this famous birding hotspot.

Click here to watch this program.

 


SUNDAY, January 2 @ 11 pm to January 3 @ 2 am

Quadrantid Meteor Shower

Cancelled due to cloudy skies.

 


MONDAY January 3 @ 2 pm

LIVE from the Science Gallery: Gravity!

Don’t you just love science experiments! 

Join us for a virtual exploration of some of our favourite hands-on science exhibits, and watch exciting demonstrations LIVE from the Science Gallery! Today, we will discover gravity and forces through Black Holes and a visit to the pulley station.

Click here to watch this program.

 


TUESDAY, January 4 @ 2 pm

Northern Brassworks Video Premier:  Music for Trumpet Ensemble

We are pleased to present the premier of a recording of a concert done as part of our Northern Brassworks series. This program features music for trumpet ensemble: four quartets and one duet.

The Northern Brassworks project was made possible with assistance from a University of Manitoba Creative Works Grant, to encourage the creation and performance of chamber music for brass, primarily by Manitoba composers and performers.

Click here to watch this program.

 


WEDNESDAY, January 5 @ 2 pm

Little Narwhal Returns!

Little Narwhal is back, and he is excited to show us around his favourite Museum Galleries! This special virtual tour is the perfect afternoon activity for our youngest Museum friends. Get ready to sing, dance, and play as we explore the Museum through the eyes of Little Narwhal.

Click here to watch this program.

 


THURSDAY, January 6 @ 7 PM

[email protected]

The skies of winter can be so dark and clear – and so cold! On this week’s [email protected], we’ll share some tips on how to make your winter skywatching more comfortable. From hats and boots to indoor observing, we’ll cover all the ways you can observe the sky through the long winter nights.

Plus, Mercury joins the evening planets, while Venus disappears into the sun’s glare; an update on SpaceX’s new Starship reusable rocket; and other cool space stuff.

Click here to watch this program.

 


FRIDAY, January 7 @ 2 pm

Save the Lake!

Lake Winnipeg has been named as one of the most endangered lakes in the world, and is on the verge of becoming a “dead” lake within a decade. In this virtual interactive program, you’ll learn what the ingredients are for a healthy lake. Explore how humans interact with the lake and the unintended consequences of those actions. Learn about the many things we can do to protect and restore Lake Winnipeg.

Click here to watch this program.

 


SATURDAY, January 8 @ 2 pm

LIVE from the Science Gallery: Electricity

Don’t you just love science experiments! 

Join us for a virtual exploration of some of our favourite hands-on science exhibits, and watch exciting demonstrations LIVE from the Science Gallery! Today we will discover electricity through Jacob’s Ladder, the hand battery, and a visit to our beloved Race Track!

Click here to watch this program.

 


SUNDAY January 9 @ 2 pm

LIVE from the Science Gallery: Fun with Balloons

Don’t you just love science experiments! 

Join us for a virtual exploration of some of our favourite hands-on science exhibits, and watch exciting demonstrations LIVE from the Science Gallery! We’ll feature our favourite balloon experiments, use super cool liquid nitrogen, and take a trip inside one of our most memorable exhibits, the MATRIX!

Click to watch this program.

 


 

 

Try an at-home science experiment!

Melting Snowball Race Experiment (click for full instructions)

Salt and Pepper Balloon Experiment (click for full instructions)


 

Winter Break programming is generously supported by Travel Manitoba.

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