On Saturday, May 9, The Manitoba Museum will host the province’s largest Manitoba Day celebration, commemorating the 145th anniversary of the Manitoba Act receiving royal assent, officially acknowledging the province as a part of Canada.
The festivities begin at 11:00 am and run until 5:00 pm at The Manitoba Museum, with a short program at 3 pm. Admission is FREE which includes the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery, Planetarium, Manitoba-themed events and activities.
Visitors can view the newly opened Discovery Room exhibit called Trade; Materials and Ideas in Transition, this exhibit features fur trade materials from Hudson’s Bay Company and Archaeology collections and looks at the history of the fur trade in Manitoba.
They hold the prized collections of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and a local history collection for researchers.
To visit the museum, go to http://manitobamuseum.ca/main/visit/
To visit their Facebook page, it is at https://www.facebook.com/ManitobaMuseum
You can also visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manitoba to learn more about Manitoba.
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