Open Tuesday to Sunday
10 am to 4 pm
See Planetarium show schedule, here.
We look forward to seeing you!
– Please visit the Accessibility page for more details on the Museum’s Accessibility Plan, temporary disruptions, and facility access.
(3-17 or w/ ID)
|Museum Galleries||$ 15||$ 13||$ 9||FREE||FREE||FREE|
|Planetarium||$ 8||$ 7||$ 6||FREE||FREE||FREE|
|Science Gallery||$ 8||$ 7||$ 6||FREE||FREE||FREE|
|All 3 Attractions||$ 23||$ 20||$ 15||FREE||FREE||FREE|
- Support Persons receive free admission into all attractions.
- Prices shown are subject to change and do not include GST.
- Prices include a $0.50 contribution to the Museum’s New Exhibition Fund.
- In case of discrepancy, prices shown at the Box Office are the official admission prices.
Purchase your tickets online HERE.
The Manitoba Museum is excited to be part of the First Fridays community! Join us every First Friday of the month from 4 pm to 9 pm for drop-in tours, pop-up concerts, hands-on activities, and more. General admission is free to all three of the Museum’s core attractions – the Museum Galleries, the Science Gallery, and the Planetarium. Tickets are not required. Programming changes monthly.
First Fridays @ the Manitoba Museum is proudly supported by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries.
Before your next visit, please check out our COVID-19 protocols, HERE.
Download a PDF copy of our Visitor Map HERE.
The Manitoba Museum inspires personal discovery, appreciation, and understanding of Manitoba, the world, and the universe!
The Museum experience highlights Manitoba’s human and natural history with dioramas and captivating stories. Set off on a thrilling journey and discovery the Nonsuch, a life-size replica ship. Watch a polar bear under the northern lights. Observe a Cree family as they gather food by a stream. Feel the wooden boardwalks of 1920s Winnipeg.
Featuring Digistar® technology, the Planetarium creates a new sense of depth to the known universe. Fly to familiar constellations and see them in new ways. Please note: Late entry and re-entry after a show has begun will not be permitted.
Test the universal laws of science and explore the wonders of technology and illusion in the Manitoba Museum’s Science Gallery. Learn about yourself and the world around you through entertaining hands-on activities where you become the scientist. Each exhibit offers operating instructions (what to do) and a short explanation of the science at work (what’s going on).
The Science Gallery contains a mix of newer exhibits and old favorites. The Matrix mirror room is still there, as well as lots of exhibits that cover the basics of science, including the Engineered for Speed race track, Lake Winnipeg: Shared Solutions simulator and stream table, and Cosmos Corner with a full-sized Black Brant Rocket made right here in Manitoba!
The Manitoba Museum Shop offers a wide selection of unique, exclusive, and distinctive Manitoba products. Museum Shop hours are dependent on staffing.
Tag us in your photos on social media: @ManitobaMuseum #Nonsuch #MyMBMuseum
Non-flash photography is welcome at the Manitoba Museum for personal use only in the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and Science Gallery.
Photos in the Planetarium are only permitted before or after the show, when the lights are up.
Tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks are not allowed in the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, or Science Gallery. during open hours for safety reasons.
The Manitoba Museum is located at 190 Rupert Avenue (at Main Street), across from Winnipeg’s City Hall and adjacent to the Centennial Concert Hall.
Loading Zone: Drop-off/pick-up at the entrance/exit doors at Rupert Avenue.
Parking Options: There are several parking options available around the Museum. Please note that the Manitoba Museum does not own or operate any of the lots in the vicinity and public parking availability/pricing may vary. If you need change for parking, please visit the Front Reception Desk in the foyer.
- Street metered parking along Rupert Ave, Lily St, and Pacific Ave allow for 2 hours of parking and take cash, card or pay by app on your smart phone. Street metered parking for 4 hours is available on Waterfront Drive, between MacDonald Ave (close to Higgins Ave) and Alexander Ave. When visiting on weekends, street meter parking is free for 2 hours on Saturdays and is free all day on Sundays.
- Surface parking lots on Rupert Ave and Alexander Ave take payment by cash only (quarters and dollar coins only)
- Indoor parkade at the Canada Games Sport For Life Centre on Pacific Ave take payment by cash or card – more details here.
Washrooms and Baby Changing Facilities
All washrooms include baby change tables.
- Foyer (Gender Neutral Washroom)
- Museum Galleries near the Nonsuch Gallery (Gender Neutral Washroom)
- Concourse in Cloakroom (Male/Female Washrooms & Family Washroom)
The Manitoba Museum is pleased to offer our visitors free Wi-Fi. Turn on the Wi-Fi settings on your device and select the “Museum Free Wi-Fi” network. No password is required to connect your device upon arrival.
Our full and half size lockers are available for visitor use. Locker keys can be rented from the Box Office for $1/locker (free for Members!). Visitors are encouraged to leave large items and/or valuables at home. The Manitoba Museum does not operate a coat check and is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Wheelchairs and Strollers
Wheelchairs and strollers are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own. Wheelchairs and strollers are available in the Foyer.
Food and Drink
Food and drinks are not allowed in the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, or Science Gallery.
Snack/drink vending machines and a water bottle filler are located in the Foyer and available for visitor use. There are tables and chairs available for use in the Concourse beside the Science Gallery and lunch space is often available in Festival Hall or Alloway Hall dependent on Rentals.
Many restaurants and take-out options are within walking distance of the Museum.
There is a public payphone in the Foyer.
The closest ATM near the Museum is located at the RBC Royal Bank across the street from the Museum at Main Street and James Street.
Tourism brochures are available in the Museum foyer. If you have tourism-related questions or need assistance planning your visit, please let our front desk staff know.
Lost and Found
If you’ve lost something during your visit (such as your wallet or a personal item), please go directly to the Security Desk in the Foyer and a security team member will assist you, or you can contact us at 204-956-0677 or [email protected] for assistance.
Programs and Events
There’s always something more to discover at the Manitoba Museum! Visit our Programs & Events page for more information and to learn about our virtual programs and events.
There are a multitude of wonderful things to do in Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba. Learn more about accommodations, shopping, arts and culture, and other great attractions through Tourism Winnipeg and Travel Manitoba.
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!