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Hours of Operation


All Attractions

Tuesday to Sunday
Open 10 am to 4 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.



COVID-19 Protocols

Updated November 15, 2022

Welcome back!

The following Manitoba Museum attractions and services are open and available:

  • Museum Galleries
  • Planetarium Theatre
  • Science Gallery
  • Gender-Neutral Washrooms (located in the Foyer, Concourse & Nonsuch Gallery)
  • Wheelchair and Stroller Rentals (free of charge; first-come first-served)
  • Public Lockers ($1/locker; located in the Concourse)
  • Snack/Drink Vending Machines (located in the Foyer & Concourse)
  • Festival Hall Lunchroom (located off the Foyer)
  • Water Bottle Filler (located in the Foyer)
  • The Museum Shop

Please note:

  • Face Mask Policy – Face masks are strongly recommended for all visitors (ages 5+) during their visit at the Manitoba Museum.

The safety of our visitors and staff is our top priority, so we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 guidelines and will determine if any additional precautions are required.

More information on planning your next Museum visit can be found here: Hours & Admission, Plan My Visit, and Accessibility.

Before You Visit

  • Self-Screening & COVID-19 Symptoms – Visitors are asked to self-screen using the Manitoba Health COVID-19 Screening Tool. Please do not visit the Manitoba Museum if you or anyone in your household are:
    • Exhibiting any new or worsening COVID-19 symptoms,
    • Have been in close contact with someone in the last 14 days that is confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19,
    • Have traveled outside of Manitoba in the last 14 days and are not fully vaccinated, or
    • Are required to self-isolate for any reason under the current public health orders.
  • Pre-Purchase Tickets – Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets online before their visit to minimize wait times and reduce contact with other people.

During Your Visit

  • Entrance/Exit – Visitors may enter the Museum through the main entrance at 190 Rupert Avenue, from the Main Street entrance, from the Centennial Concert Hall Parkade, or from the lower-level Concourse Hallway.
  • Face Masks – Face masks are strongly recommended for all visitors (ages 5+) during their visit at the Manitoba Museum.
  • Capacity 
    • Museum Galleries & Science Gallery – Entry is on a first-come first-served basis. Visitors wishing to re-enter these attractions may need to wait in line if maximum occupancy has been reached.
    • Planetarium Theatre – Entry into the Planetarium is based on timed-ticketing and requires all visitors to reserve their show time. Re-entry into the Planetarium Theatre will not be allowed due to safety concerns.
  • Physical Distancing – Staff and visitors are encouraged to practice physical distancing (2m/6ft from others) in all areas of the Museum.
  • Hand Sanitizer – Sanitizer stations are available at points of entry and throughout public areas. Frequent hand sanitization is encouraged.
  • Cleaning Practices – Stringent sanitization and cleaning practices are already in place throughout the building.
  • Personal Belongings – Personal items brought to the Museum can be kept with you during your visit or stored in a public locker (available at $1/locker).
  • Wayfinding Maps – Large wall maps can be found throughout the Museum Galleries and a digital map can be accessed through the Museum’s website.

Thank-you for your patience and cooperation. We look forward to seeing you at the Manitoba Museum soon!

COVID-19 Resources

For updates regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease), follow the links below. The links include helpful personal hygiene tips and other preventative information. We all have a role to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Have a question or comment?

Please get in touch with us by calling us at 204-956-2830, or by emailing [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!

Not ready to visit? Check out our virtual programming through our Programs & Events page.