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ABOUT EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Transcona Museum offers teachers the opportunity to enhance their classroom teachings with uniquely themed education programs.

We offer our education programs at the museum, in-class, and virtual. Our information, policies, and booking forms have been updated. Please contact the Transcona Museum if you have any questions. Thank you.

About our Education Programs

 

Our Education 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 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 $10.00 fee and need to be approved by the Board of Directors before confirmation can be given. 

To book your group, call Transcona Museum at 204-222-0423 or email info@transconamuseum.mb.ca. For your convenience, online booking forms are available below.

VIRTUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Virtual Education Programs offer your group the opportunity to visit the Transcona Museum while participating in a live online interactive presentation with our Museum Curators. These online programs feature a slideshow presentation, as well as up-close examinations of real artifacts, archival materials, and specimens. Please note, Zoom is our preferred platform.

 

Virtual Program Rates

Our Virtual Education Program rates are based on one group per booking.

 

Group Flat Rate (up to 25 students) = $35.00

Additional charge over 25 students = $1.75 per student

Program bookings after 4:00 pm are subject to an additional $10.00 fee and need to be approved by the Board of Directors before confirmation can be given. 

 

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

  • Preferred program

  • Preferred platform (Zoom, MS Teams, etc.)

 

A booking request must be made in advance as there are a limited number of program slots available per day. 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.

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. Cancellation fees will be waived if you need to cancel due to COVID-related reasons.

Your Virtual Visit

 

On the day of your virtual program, we recommend joining Zoom (or other preferred platforms) 5-10 minutes before the start of the program. This will ensure we can sort out any technical issues in a timely fashion.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS
(MUSEUM & IN-CLASS)

Our Education Programs offer your group the opportunity to participate in an interactive presentation with our Museum Curators at the Transcona Museum. Our fully vaccinated staff can also come and present in-class education programs. 

 

Program Rates

 

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

Standard Program (min. 15 students) = $2.50 per student

Standard Program + Walking Tour = $3.50 per student

Group Flat Rate (up to 15 students) = $35.00

Additional charge over 25 students = $1.75 per student

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.

 

Program bookings after 4:00 pm are subject to an additional $10.00 fee and need to be approved by the Board of Directors before confirmation can be given. 

 

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

  • Preferred program

 

A booking request must be made at least 2 weeks in advance prior to the expected date of your program. 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.

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. If you need to reschedule your program due to a COVID-related reason, please inform the museum ASAP. Failure to do so may result in a cancellation fee charge.

COVID and In-Class Visitors

 

When booking, please describe so that museum staff are prepared to meet all current provincial health orders required for visiting our school and classroom.