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Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg

(4.5/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Learn the human and natural history of the region at Manitoba Museum, a cultural institution boasting a large variety of artifacts, exhibits, and activities. Established in 1965 in a building designed by esteemed local architect Herbert Henry Gatenby Moody, the museum's collection centers on topics as diverse as marine mammals of Hudson's Bay during the Ordovician period, and the founding of the Hudson's Bay Company in the late 1600s. Designed to appeal to visitors of all ages, the museum captures the imagination with a variety of engaging displays, such as dioramas and audio-visual experiences. Use our Winnipeg travel itinerary maker to add Manitoba Museum and other attractions to your Winnipeg vacation plans.
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  • I've been numerous times and always have a great time. The ship is a highlight, as well as the planetarium of course 
  • This present ion of Manitobas past is lacking as there is so much history to choose from its is rich in its past and anticipates its future! 
  • I found this tour to be an interesting experience. However, I've been to far better and newer more up to date museums All in all I would recommend taking children there. As adults, it's not very capti...  more »
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  • Terribly outdated museum. The ship is neat, but that was about it. Not worth the price. Go to the Human Rights Museum or the Children's Museum (which is FANTASTIC),
  • A very nice museum. Excellent emphasis on local history, but good information on broad topics as well. Lots to see. Every time we go, we learn something new. As parents we really liked the single pathway style. It's a nice walk and easy to keep track of the kids. We've bought a yearly membership in the past and found it was excellent value, especially for larger families. The lunch area is nice, you can bring your own bag lunch. Easy parking and close to multiple bus routes.
  • Very well designed and easy to follow with a single pathway. Lots of local and Canadian history. Only complaint is it closes quite early at 1600h (4:00 pm).
  • awesome place to spend time with kid. Main floor with livelooking exhibition on manitoba history themes, dinosaurs skeletons and midedges ship are there for exploration, not counting planetarium and science fun activities
  • This is a 5-star museum ever I've loved it I go to the summer camp for it!