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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.



Plan My Visit



Tuesday to Sunday • Open 10 am to 4 pm
Monday • Closed


See Planetarium show schedule, here.


Please note:

Face Mask Policy 

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


– Please visit the Accessibility page for more details on the Museum’s Accessibility Plan, temporary disruptions, and facility access.

Attractions Adult
(3-17 or w/ ID)
Members Indigenous People
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

Please Note:

  • 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 join 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.

Check back monthly for upcoming special programming!

Before your next visit, please check out our COVID-19 protocols, HERE.


Download a PDF copy of our Visitor Map HERE.

Visitor Map



To help you get the most out of your next visit at the Manitoba Museum, we’ve included some details below:



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! 

MUSEUM SHOP Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm, and on First Fridays from 4 pm to 9 pm

The Manitoba Museum Shop offers a wide selection of unique, exclusive, and distinctive Manitoba products.


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.

Visitor Amenities


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 Street.

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, Lily and Pacific Streets 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 Avenue (close to Higgins Avenue) and Alexander Avenue. 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 and Alexander Streets take payment by cash only (quarters and dollar coins only)
  • Indoor parkade at the Canada Games Sport For Life Centre on Pacific Street take payment by cash or card – more details here.

Washrooms and Baby Changing Facilities

All available washrooms include baby change tables. Additional health and safety measures such as frequent cleaning of washrooms have been implemented to help protect staff and visitors.

  • Foyer (Gender Neutral Washroom)
  • Museum Galleries near the Nonsuch Gallery (Gender Neutral Washroom)
  • Concourse in Cloakroom (Male/Female Washrooms & Family Washroom)

Public Wi-Fi

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.

Public Lockers

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 and are sanitized between each use. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own. Wheelchairs and strollers are available in Festival Hall.

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. Festival Hall is also open as a lunch room for visitors to enjoy food/drinks they bring from home.

Many restaurants and take-out options are within walking distance of the Museum (hours may vary due to COVID-19 restrictions).

Public Payphone

The public payphone located in the foyer is temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions.

ATM Machine

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 (hours may vary due to COVID-19 restrictions).

Tourism Brochures

Due to COVID-19, all tourism brochures are currently unavailable. However, if you have a tourism question 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 or Front Reception Desk in the foyer and a staff member will assist you, or you can contact us at 204-956-2830 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.

Explore Manitoba

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.


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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!


We are updating this page frequently based on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, guidelines and safety protocols. As a result, content is subject to change without notice.