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Mandela: Struggle for Freedom extended until late summer 2019!

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Inspirational Quote

This is such a momentous occasion… My sister, a woman, a Black woman, is on the $10 bill.

Wanda Robson

Wanda Robson seated beside portrait of Viola Desmond. She is holding a 10 dollar bill.

Welcome — Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Discover the story behind Canada’s $10 bill.

Viola Desmond helped inspire Canada’s civil rights movement by refusing to give up her seat in a movie theatre. Now, she is on the $10 bill.

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How do you get motivated to take action in an overwhelming world?

By Julia Peristerakis, Curator

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A woman sitting on a chair with hands clasped looks thoughtfully ahead, as if answering a question.

Canadian civil rights trailblazers

By Jason Permanand

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 A black and white photo of a movie theatre audience. The picture is taken from the front of the theatre looking towards the back, so the faces of the audience can be seen. Potted palm trees line the walls on each side.

Location

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

Hours

Today

Open Today:

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission

Adult General Admission:

$21

Events

Exhibitions

Witness the struggle for freedom that changed everything.

June 2018 to late summer 2019

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A black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela standing in front of a podium. He is smiling and waving.

The road to reconciliation.

Permanent

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A row of museum display cases with various artifacts inside.

Stories

What if you were taken from your family?

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A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

How can you make a difference for someone?

By Julia Peristerakis

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Six teenagers and a middle-aged woman stand with their arms around each other and are smiling for the camera. They are all wearing pink shirts.

Five Women Who Should Be Household Names in Canada

By Matthew McRae, Digital Content Creation Specialist

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 Six red dresses are suspended in air on hangers in front of a backdrop. The backdrop features an image of a birch wood forest with more red dresses hanging in it.

Membership

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With over 7,000 hours of content updated multiple times a year each visit offers something new. Membership provides almost limitless opportunities to immerse yourself in the world of human rights.

Photo: CMHR, Jessica Sigurdson