Hours of Operation

Starting April 8, the Museum Galleries will be

OPEN: Thursday to Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm


MASKS ARE REQUIRED
at the Manitoba Museum


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Tag Archives: Pleistocene

Slicing the Onion

Downtown Winnipeg, as it has looked so often this winter. A couple of weeks ago, I gave a presentation at McNally Robinson in Winnipeg, as part of our Museum lecture course Into the Vault. I was planning to talk about the ancient island shoreline deposits we have been studying in the Churchill area, and as I thought about history and pre-history, I was reminded of an observation I had made during…

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The Sloth’s Tale

Ever since the Museum’s Earth History Gallery opened in the early 1970s, visitors have been struck by the appearance of a giant skeleton near the end of the gallery. Many children (and perhaps more than a few adults) have thought that it is a dinosaur, but it is in fact a mammal from the much more recent past, a replica of the giant ground sloth Megatherium americanum. Megatherium was a…

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