Anthropology Laboratory Museum, University of Manitoba

Tourism Region: Winnipeg

Collection, inventory and display of artifacts from Manitoba Region. Research facilities and laboratory.

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Location

Address: 
N303 Duff Roblin Building, University of Manitoba, Fort Gary Campus
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3T 2N2

Telephone: 1-204-474-6814
Fax: 1-204-474-7600

Mailing Address: 
Anthropology Laboratory Museum, University of Manitoba
Room 435, Fletcher Argue Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3T 5V5

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Year Round

We are open during the regular work days Monday through Friday for anyone wishing to visit our facilities. Facilities are geared towards research and teaching but there are collections that visitors can view.

Open: Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30

Closed: Saturday • Sunday
Closed on all main holidays

Administration fees

Admission: Free

About Collections

Contact and Pre-contact artifacts from across the province of Manitoba. Limited collections from Palaeolithic Europe and Mexico.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 25,000

Archives

Cartographic Materials • Prints and Drawings • Textual Records
Other: material on sites that have been researched.

Human History

WE have cultural remains going back about 4,000 BCE for Manitoba, in addition Middle and Upper Paleolithic materials from Europe.

Archaeological Objects • Ceremonial Objects • Exploration and Survey • Manuscripts • Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints • Weapons
Other: projectile points

Natural Sciences

Plants and Animals (Biological Collections)
Zooarchaeological Specimens • Botany : Vascular Plants : Seed Plants • Zoology : Invertebrates : Mollusks (Mollusca) : Crustaceans (Crustacea) : Vertebrates : Fish (Pisces) : Amphibians (Amphibia) : Reptiles (Reptilia) : Birds (Aves) : Mammals (Mammalia) • Aquatic Organisms : Marine : Fresh Water

Earth Science and Geological Collections
Rocks

Paleontological Collections

Services & Activities

teaching, assessment of artifacts brought in by general public, visit schools, collections of cultural materials mostly from Manitoba, but some from Europe and throughout North America.

Research Services

We have a large zoo-archaeology collection and paleobotanical collection as well as advanced 3 D digitizing lab used mostly in Physical Anthropology. We do a visual analysis of materials brought in by general public as well as use the collections to assist in local archaeological research. We also do 3D scanning and assessment of human remains for researchers and law enforcement. We can produce plaster casts of objects using our 3D equipment OUr collections are open to all researchers needing a comparative collection especially of local material.

Conservation or Restoration • Laboratory • Object or Scientific specimen identification

Educational Programs

We teach courses in Zooarchaeology, paleobotany, field schools, various archaeology, physical and cultural courses

Classes or Workshops • Lectures • School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP) • Seniors Programs

Visitor Services

We are open to anyone wishing to see our collections or inquire about cultures past and present and identification of materials.

Guided Tours : English • Accessible by Public Transportation • Parking Facilities : Charged • Special Needs Facilities : Wheelchair access • Washrooms
Other: research laboratory
Other Guided Tours: at request we will show facilities to visitors.

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available

Number of Volunteers: varies-3

Activities: give talks at schools, local public events, archaeology society events

Food Services

none

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General Information

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Educational Degrees in Anthropology

Publications & Products

classes in Anthropology and research papers on specialized topics of staff

Brochures • Newsletters • Scholarly Papers

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Duff Robin Building (Front)

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Duff Robin Building (South)

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Events

Laboratory Artifact Collections
September 20, 2010 to December 31, 2020