Thursday – Sunday • 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday • 11 am – 5 pm
See Show Schedule HERE.
We look forward to seeing you!
Proof of Vaccination* & ID – In compliance with current public health orders, all visitors, ages 12+, are required to show proof of full vaccination (QR code on smartphone or vaccination verification card) and government issued identification upon arrival. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age may visit the Museum.
Face Mask Policy* – All visitors, ages 5+, are required to wear a face masks during their visit at the Manitoba Museum. Face masks are available at the Box Office.*Some exemptions apply, please see additional details on the COVID-19 Protocols page.
|Youth (3-17) or with Student ID||Child
Purchase your Museum Galleries tickets online HERE.
Planetarium tickets must be purchased in person the day of the show you want to see.
Due to high demand and limited seating available in the theatre, same-day Planetarium admission tickets can be purchased upon arrival at the Box Office on a first-come first-served basis. Online and advanced ticket sales are currently unavailable for the Planetarium.
- Prices shown are subject to change and do not include GST.
- Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Science Gallery is temporarily closed.
- In case of discrepancy, prices shown at the Box Office are the official admission prices.
Before you visit again, please check out our COVID-19 protocols HERE.
Download a copy of our Visitor Map HERE.
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 Galleries are open, while the Planetarium and Science Gallery remain temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
MUSEUM GALLERIES Open with some restrictions
All high-touch/interactive displays are temporarily unavailable. Boarding of the Nonsuch ship is temporarily unavailable as frequent sanitation would cause deterioration of this artifact.
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.
PLANETARIUM Open with some restrictions
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.
SCIENCE GALLERY Temporarily Closed
Explore the wonders of science as you take in a real, full-sized Winnipeg-made rocket! Build and race your creation on our Engineered for Speed four-car racetrack. Visitors of all ages will enjoy engineering challenges in the Brickyard, building with LEGO bricks!
MUSEUM SHOP Temporarily Closed
The Manitoba Museum Shop offers a wide selection of unique, exclusive, and distinctive Manitoba products.
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Non-flash photography is welcome at the Manitoba Museum for personal use only in the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery, and Planetarium. Photos in the Planetarium are only permitted before or after the show when the lights are up.
Tripods and selfie sticks are not allowed in the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery, or Planetarium 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 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 due to COVID-19 restrictions. 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)
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 and Coat Racks
Visitors are encouraged to carry their belongings with them during their visit, and leave any large items/valuables at home. Our full and half-size lockers are temporarily unavailable. 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 at the Security Desk 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. Alloway 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).
*DISCOUNT OFFER* Museum visitors and members can show admission ticket or membership card at Colosimo Coffee Roasters (145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg) for 15% off your snack and drink purchase.
The public payphone located in the foyer is temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions.
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).
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all tourism brochures are current 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 (such as your wallet or a personal item) during your visit, 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].
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.
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