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If people work together, we can make a big difference.

Mohammed Rafique, Rohingya activist

A young man with a colourful background behind him.

Welcome — Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

June 2019 to April 2020

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Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

Rohingya women call for justice

By Paula Kelly

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A group of Rohingya women and men carry young children and belongings as they walk in a line over an earthen dike over a stretch of water.

What led to the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda?

By Jeremy Maron

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Thousands of refugees carrying their belongings and walking along a long dirt road. Bright green grass and bushes flank the road.

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

Karakoro live at the Museum!

August 18, 2019

Cost: $25, $20 for members

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A drumming troupe dancing on a stage. The drums and parts of their costumes are a bright red.

Spotlight on Mandela: Family Tour

Saturdays, May 18 to August 24, 2019

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Girl writing with a pencil on paper

Exhibitions

The road to reconciliation.

Permanent

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A row of museum display cases with various artifacts inside. A guitar is displayed under glass.  The guitar has a colourful floral print with a bird hand-painted onto its front.

Witness the struggle for freedom that changed everything.

June 8, 2018 to August 25, 2019

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

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.

The Winnipeg General Strike

By Travis Tomchuk

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A large crowd gathered on a street

Five Women Who Should Be Household Names in Canada

By Matthew McRae

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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

Join the ever-changing world of human rights.

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