ONLINE AUCTION
NOVEMBER 1 - 15, 2018 

Visit our Online Auction from now until November 15 for your chance to bid on great, one-of-a-kind items and services. Proceeds generated enable the museum to enhance exhibits, create educational programs, and help fund the Free2Play Access Program which provides free museum visits to under-supported children in our community.
 
Click here to register your bidder profile or to view auction items.
 

MINI MONDAYS
MONDAYS IN NOVEMBER  
 
Every Monday from September to April, join us for a fun-filled morning and afternoon of stimulating play for our youngest visitors, aged 0-4! Each week highlights areas of child development that link to pre-school curricula across Canada. These developmental milestones are supported and enhanced as children play to learn and caregivers learn to play.
 
November Theme: Caring Communities
What wonders are waiting right outside our door? This month we will celebrate and explore all the sights, sounds, and friendly faces that make up our communities!
  • November 5: Home Sweet Home
  • November 12: Construction Zone
  • November 19: Sights and Sounds
  • November 26: Friendly Faces
 

REMEMBRANCE DAY VETERANS' DISCOUNT
NOVEMBER 11, 2018 

The Children's Museum will be OPEN on Remembrance Day (Sunday, November 11, 2018) from 1:00PM to 4:30PM. In honour of this day, veterans and still-serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces will receive 50% off admission on Remembrance Day.
 
 

MEMBER'S NIGHT
NOVEMBER 16, 2018 

Children's Museum members and up to two (2) FREE* guests per member are invited with our compliments to join us at the November Members Night and get a jump on the holiday season with exclusive after-hours access to our annual Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes display and more. Explore the galleries, create a cotton ball candy cane ornament at our Creation Station, meet special guests from Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and drop by the Lunch Box area for a refreshment. Don't forget to enter our Members Night survey draw for a chance to win prizes, including a tickets for four to see the Nutcracker  and a Children's Museum membership.
 
No pre-registration is required. Maximum event capacity is 400.
 
 
*Guests must be accompanied by a museum member for free admission. Free admission will be available on a first-come, first-served basis up to maximum capacity.
 
Event Sponsor: Toromont CAT
 

EATON'S FAIRYTALE VIGNETTES
NOVEMBER 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019  

Explore a Winnipeg holiday tradition for all generations! The Children's Museum is pleased to be the home of the last original Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes Display from the ninth floor annex of the Eaton's downtown store - fully restored and open to the public for a limited time only.
 
Visitors of all ages will be delighted by the fifteen fun, fairytale vignettes (some of which can be traced back as early as the 1940s!) that make up this classic holiday favourite including Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty, Three Blind Mice, and more.
 
 
Please note that our standard museum admission policies will be in effect for this exhibition. The Children's Museum reserves the right to restrict admitting children unaccompanied by adults as well as adults unaccompanied by children.
 
Supporting Sponsors: Toromont CAT, Global Television, Prairie Public, and 103.1 Virgin Radio  
 

GUIDED EXHIBITION TOURS
NOVEMBER 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019  

The Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes are a traditional holiday favourite for generations of Winnipeggers. We are pleased to honour that tradition by offering guided tours of the exhibition to guests of all ages every* Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from November 16, 2018 to January 6, 2019 at 11:00AM and 2:00PM. Guided Exhibition Tours are included in general museum admission during the holiday season or are available for $5.00 (plus GST) per person. 
 
 
*Tours will not be available on December 24 and 31 due to holiday closure and the Top Hats & Tiaras Family New Year's Eve Event.
 

ST. VITAL CENTRE'S BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
NOVEMBER 16, 2018

We are proud to be a charity partner for Behind Closed Doors 2018! On Saturday, November 17 from 7:0PM - 10:30PM, St. Vital Centre reopens after hours for the 9th annual Behind Closed Doors charity shopping event! With giveaways, sales, and surprises around every corner, it's a night you won't want to miss. Tickets are just $5 and best of all, 100% of ticket proceeds go directly to local charities like ours.  
 
 
Event Partner: St. Vital Centre
 

CHILDREN'S SPECIAL DAY
NOVEMBER 20, 2018

The Children's Museum exists to spark kids' creative learning. We believe in the potential of all children and provide an interactive learning environment that nurtures the power of imagination and spirit of self-discovery. In celebration of Universal Children's Day, kids get half-price admission all day long on Tuesday, November 20!
 

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSION
NOVEMBER 20, 2018 

The Children's Museum is looking for volunteers to assist with our upcoming programming and events. Are you fun, creative, and interested in making a difference? Help spark kids' creative learning - become a Children's Museum volunteer today or share this message with someone you know! 
 
 
Volunteer Program Supporter: Payworks
 

GIVINGTUESDAY
NOVEMBER 27, 2018 

First came Black Friday, then Cyber Monday... now don't miss GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018. Mark your calendars and join this international philanthropy movement by making a tax-deductible donation in support of the Children's Museum's programs and services this GivingTuesday.

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SPAGHETTI BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
DECEMBER 1, 2018 

This annual event is piled high with tons of unusual fun! Guests enjoy a non-traditional spaghetti breakfast followed by holiday-themed activities including Elfie Selfies, decorating holiday cookies with our special guests from Sweet Impressions, and a tour of the Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes. And shhh, don't tell anyone but we've heard that Santa will even be surprising us with a visit!  
 
 
Food Sponsor: Denny's Restaurant  


HOLIDAY GIFT MEMBERSHIP SALE
DECEMBER 1 - 23, 2018 

From December 1 - 23, purchase 5 Individual Memberships to the Children's Museum and get a 6th Individual Membership FREE!*
 
 
*Limit 1 free annual gift membership per purchase. Please see an Admissions Attendant in person for more details.



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45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6



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