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Manitoba Planetarium & Science Gallery

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Neighbourhood: 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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Planetarium offers a variety for all ages; Science Museum is interesting for children.

Both attractions can be very interesting, but I don't think either quite justifies the single entry fee. However, once you add a second attraction...or an extra planetarium show... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Carman, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The planetarium and science museum are two of the three attractions here, - the other being the Manitoba museum. You can pay for entrance to all or some of the mixed museum. The planetarium doesn't have much if anything to see except a 45 minute show in a darkened domed room with a ceiling that can realistically show what our... More 

Carman, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Both attractions can be very interesting, but I don't think either quite justifies the single entry fee. However, once you add a second attraction...or an extra planetarium show, then it averages out to a good value. Some of the planetarium shows are more suited to young families (Perfect Little Planet), while others are geared more towards teens and adults (Back... More 

Newport News, Virginia
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500 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Had an outstanding visit to the Planetarium/Science Gallery with Kevin as our guide. He is upbeat and personable. He makes the tour/show exceptional! We learned about the aurora during the planetarium show. It was very interesting. Saw a moon rock in the gallery (probably the highlight for us). This is a small museum and was not crowded during our visit.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

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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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 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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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 December 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

Thank Bob G
Winnipeg, Canada
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25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 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

Thank ledbytheunknown
thunder bay ontario
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93 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 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.

Thank elsier33
Winnipeg, Canada
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40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 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.

Thank cheryl f
Kenora, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 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.

Thank algagnon68

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