Hours of Operation

We will be opening August 5.
Thursday – Sunday
11 am – 5 pm

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 


MASKS ARE REQUIRED
at the Manitoba Museum


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

Tag Archives: mineral

The Mineral Exhibit 2: Installation

The past week we have been very busy installing our temporary exhibit on molluscs (The World is Their Oyster: Marvellous Molluscs), which will open in a few days. While thinking about this exhibit process, I remembered that there are some splendid photos of the installation of our mineral exhibit, courtesy of our designer, Stephanie Whitehouse. So as a follow-up to the post about that exhibit a few months back, here…

Posted in Exhibit, Geology & Paleontology | Also tagged , | Comments closed

The Mineral Exhibit

 If you visit this page occasionally and have been wondering about when the next blog post would be forthcoming, well, I had been wondering that too. I have begun new posts several times, but in each instance my focus has been pulled away by the same all-consuming activity: my time has been taken up by the completion of a mineral exhibit. This past week, we finally did the installation, so…

Posted in Collections & Research, Exhibit, Geology & Paleontology | Also tagged | Comments closed

Amethyst Update

The amethyst exhibit in the foyer was installed today, on schedule. There were a few teething pains, mostly related to lighting, but when you have done many exhibits you know that you will never be finished without some sort of issue. The last 5% of the installation work always takes 50% of the time. As a public space, the foyer has a lot of ambient light, which means that there is an immense…

Posted in Exhibit, Geology & Paleontology | Also tagged | Comments closed

A.M.E.T.H.Y.S.T.

For the past several years, I have been working with the Mineral Society of Manitoba to develop a mineral exhibit at the Museum. This partnership has been a wonderfully positive one; among other achievements the Society has donated to us a gorgeous selenite (gypsum) cluster from the Winnipeg Floodway, which I hope to show you on this page at some point. So it was not a total surprise when in…

Posted in Collections & Research, Exhibit, Geology & Paleontology | Also tagged | Comments closed