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Manitoba Planetarium & Science Gallery

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Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
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Address: 190 Rupert Ave | Manitoba Centennial Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2, Canada
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+1 204-943-2830
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Children's Science Muesum

This Muesum is very good for children. It is physically and mentally engaging. Our 8 year old grandson enjoyed it very much. 45 minutes to one hour is enough time to cover it. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Muesum is very good for children. It is physically and mentally engaging. Our 8 year old grandson enjoyed it very much. 45 minutes to one hour is enough time to cover it. I found the Lego section a waste of space. I really did not see any child spend that much time there, other than passing by.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing all the stars were neat but it seemed like we were just watching a commercial for the google X project. When the speaker was talking it was difficult to hear what was being said. They named a lot of constellations and they were all pointed out. I would of like more interactive information about the stars and planets that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

The planetarium show is fun to watch with an excellent commentator. there are many hands on science exhibits. I recommend that visitors spend the day also with the Manitoba Museum

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Thank Bob G
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I go here a lot with my cousin and I find myself turning into a little kids again. I love all the little science activities

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thunder bay ontario
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92 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Exhibits obviously older but interesting. Planetarium Nasdaq due to disrepair and strong smell of mold due to water damage. Deserves a refurbishment, as the displays, especially of native culture and local wildlife ecosystem are really informative.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Spent a full afternoon with grandchildren ages four to eight. Had a great time. Lots to see and many hands on experiences for everyone...grandma included. Staff very helpful and kid friendly. Purchased membership for year . We will go back many times.

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Thank cheryl f
Kenora, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great museum! Very informative and fun! We all had a great time!! Will definitely be back! Was a great experience for the kids and the adults.

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Thank algagnon68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Wonderful time spent walking through diorama's and beautiful displays of the geological and chronological time line of life in the North Americas. Spent three hours enjoying all the displays and we were especially impressed with the full size replica of the "Nonsuch" the first western trade ship for the Hudson Bay's Company. Certainly a must see if you are visiting... More 

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Windsor, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Amazing 3D experience of the solar systems and new footage of recent and current NASA explorations. It captivated both young and old. The planetarium had an astronaut simulator where you lay on a wheeled device and attempt to move around only using your arms to propel you and tasks to attempt. Many other interesting interactive displays.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This is the place to go to experience the wonders of science and the universe. There is so much to see and experience, you will have to come back for more.

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