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Hours of Operation

Museum Galleries
Thursday – Sunday
11 am – 5 pm

Planetarium
Saturday & Sunday
11 am – 5 pm

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Media Releases

Latest Posts

CONTENT WARNING: This message contains painful details about Canada’s Indian Residential Schools System.   Dear Manitoba Museum community,  The wall pictured above says so much. It speaks of hope, regret, learning, remorse, sadness, anger, community, the future, and love. Once the halls fell quiet, I went down to see it, the Manitoba Cares wall. Here, Manitobans shared whatever was in their hearts after their journey through the Manitoba Museum’s National Day for Truth ...
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(Winnipeg, MB: September 29, 2021) To honour the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, the Manitoba Museum will provide complimentary admission to the Museum Galleries from Thursday, September 30 to Sunday October 3. Orange Shirt Days @ the Manitoba Museum will offer visitors special, all-day programming focused on the history and the impacts of Indian Residential Schools, as well as the Truth ...
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August brings the Perseids meteor shower, an annual event that gets many people looking skyward. In recent years, social media has been hyping (and sometimes overhyping) celestial events, since they tend to generate a lot of interest (and thus “clicks”, “likes”, and “shares”), so it can be hard to know what you can actually expect to see. Here is the Manitoba Museum Planetarium’s guide to the 2021 Perseids meteor ...
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Maureen Matthews Curator of Cultural Anthropology For the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Treaty Number One, three Treaty medals from the Manitoba Museum will be on display at Lower Fort Garry.  Although these medals were used by Canada to acknowledge promises made by the Crown to First Nations people in Treaty negotiations, they also reveal a history of First Nations protocols, diplomacy, and political advocacy at a difficult ...
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Cowessess First Nation

News

Our hearts are heavy to hear the news from Saskatchewan locating more Indigenous children’s burials associated with a Residential School. We send our deepest condolences to Cowessess First Nation, the survivors who attended this school, and the families whose children never returned home. We grieve with you. These recent findings are not isolated cases; similar erasures have occurred across Canada, including right here in Manitoba. The Manitoba Museum is committed ...
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(Winnipeg, MB: June 25, 2021) At its Annual General Meeting, the Manitoba Museum reported an unprecedented year of rapid transformation and dynamic adaptation.   The creativity and dedication of the Museum team, along with support and encouragement from the community, allowed the Manitoba Museum to re-think how it operated. New technologies were implemented, programs were re-imagined, and new ways of thinking, working, and communicating were adopted.   The Museum ...
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A Sunrise Solar Eclipse

Astronomy

From Winnipeg, the rising sun on June 10, 2021 will appear similar to this view, shot during the 2017 eclipse. [Image: Scott D. Young]   On the morning of June 10, 2021, early risers across Manitoba will see a partial eclipse of the sun from most of Manitoba. TO VIEW THE ECLIPSE YOU MUST USE ONE OF THE SAFE METHODS DESCRIBED BELOW. The eclipse is already underway by the ...
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215 Indigenous Children

News

The Manitoba Museum joins with all of Canada in extending our heartfelt condolences to the families and the communities who have been devastated by the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children who died at Kamloops Residential School in British Columbia. In doing this, we recognize both the profound loss that these children’s deaths represent and the story of erasure that this discovery exposes. We acknowledge and remember ...
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Winnipeg MB (April 7, 2021): Tomorrow, the Manitoba Museum opens its new Prairies Gallery, marking the completion of the $20.5 million Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project. Over the past four years, this Project has seen the renewal of the Nonsuch Gallery, Boreal Forest Corridor, and Welcome Gallery, and the creation of a new Winnipeg Gallery, and now, the Prairies Gallery.  The new Prairies Gallery reveals a deep ...
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The Exciting Evolution of the Manitoba Museum Manitoba Museum Introduces a New Brand and Graphic Identity Winnipeg, MB (March 30, 2021): Today, the Manitoba Museum unveils its new visual identity and rebranding to better align with its transformative evolution. “This rebranding is an outward reflection of the work and the many changes that have been going on within the Museum,” says Willow Krauchi, Director of Marketing, Sales & Programs. ...
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Winnipeg, MB (February 9 2021): The Board of Governors of The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Dorota Blumczynska as their new Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, effective May 3, 2021. Ms. Blumczynska takes over from Claudette Leclerc, who is retiring following a successful 23-year career at the helm of Manitoba’s largest not-for-profit centre for History, Nature, and Science learning and experiences. Ms. Blumczynska arrived in Canada ...
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Winnipeg, MB (January 5, 2021): This Safe at Home Program starts January 7.  The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the launch of DOME @HOME: The Stars Belong to Everyone. This FREE weekly web show will be delivered directly to the homes of Manitobans. Hosted by Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young, those curious about the sky can catch [email protected] starting January 7 at 7 pm and running every Thursday until March 25.  “The focus is ...
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