ABOUT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

The Transcona Museum offers teachers the opportunity to enhance their classroom teachings with uniquely themed educational programs. Please note our Educational Program policy has been updated as of 21 March 2019. The Transcona Museum will honour the rates for groups who have booked prior to this date.

 

About our Educational Programs

 

Our Educational Programs are based on the Manitoba Social Studies and Science curriculums and are suitable for a wide range of ages. If you cannot find what you are looking for, let us know. The Transcona Museum is able to adapt our programs to fit with your teaching or group’s needs. Our programs are also available to community groups, social clubs, daycares, and more.

 

Programs are available year-round from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. The latest program can start at 3:00 pm. Program bookings after 4:00 pm are subject to an additional fee and need to be approved by the Board of Directors before confirmation can be given.

 

All programs are available offsite when requested. There will be an additional $10.00 fee for bookings 10 km or more distance from the Transcona Museum. 

 

Program Rates

 

The Transcona Museum can facilitate group bookings of up to 25 students. Our 2019 program rates are as follows:

 

Standard Program (minimum of 15 students) = $2.50 per student

 

Standard Program + Walking Tour = $3.50 per student

 

Minimum Group Flat Rate (less than 15 students) = $35.00

 

Adult supervision is required during the entire length of the program. Recommended Adult Supervision Ratio:

  • Kindergarten to Grade 3 - 1:5 students

  • Grades 4 to 8 - 1:10 students

  • Grades 9 to 12 - 1:15 students

 

Additional supervision over 5 adults will be charged a rate of $2.00 per adult. There is no charge for the required number of adult supervisors or support workers.

 

The Transcona Museum accepts cash, cheque, debit or credit card. Invoices can be provided if required.

 

Booking / Confirmation Guidelines

 

Please prepare the following information for your booking:

  •  Name of school or organization

  • Contact person

  • Contact information

  • Number of students & adult supervisors

  • Possible dates and times (a "Rainy Day Backup" is required for groups walking to the museum)

  • Preferred program 

  • Optional walking tour

 

A booking request must be made at least 2 weeks in advance prior to the expected date of your visit. There are a limited number of program slots available per day, so we recommend booking well in advance. Once all the booking details have been captured, a confirmation will be emailed. The booking must be acknowledged within 2 business days (email, phone, fax) to finalize the booking. If no confirmation is received, the booking slot will be released. 

 

To book your group, call Transcona Museum at 204-222-0423 or email info@transconamuseum.mb.ca. For your convenience, a Transcona Museum Educational Program booking form is available at the bottom of the page.

 

Cancellations

 

In the event of a cancellation, please provide the Transcona Museum with a minimum of 48 hours notice to avoid being billed. Groups that do not provide cancellation notice and fail to show for their appointed booking time will be billed the full amount based on the reservation.

 

For groups that walk to the museum, a minimum of 2 hours notice is required and the "Rainy Day Backup" booking time will be used instead. Failure to provide notice may result in a 25% additional charge.

 

Your Museum Visit

 

On the day of your visit, please ensure your group arrives on time. We recommend arriving 5-10 minutes before the start of the program. Please bring only what the students need for their visit (as space is limited), and keep your valuables with you at all times. Food and drinks are not allowed in the galleries.

 

The Transcona Museum gratefully acknowledges the City of Winnipeg for their ongoing support of museum operations and facility maintenance.

We would like to acknowledge that we reside on Treaty One territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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