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The Museum is located on ancestral lands, on Treaty 1 Territory. The Red River Valley is also the birthplace of the Métis. We acknowledge the water in the Museum is sourced from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.

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Join Museum guides for virtual tours of our exhibits and architecture. Download our mobile app to check out the entire Museum, gallery by gallery. Discover our many special online experiences.

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Stories

Star Trek and human rights

By Murray Leeder and Alana Conway

Star Trek has offered an intelligent, socially conscious approach to science fiction since it debuted in 1966. Current Star Trek series feature complex, nuanced perspectives on important human rights matters such as genocide, migrancy and refugees.

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A humanoid alien stands next to a wall.

Film: Covering the Holodomor

By Jeremy Maron

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A statue of a girl holding stalks of wheat.

Claiming our rights as a transgender family

By Amanda Jetté Knox

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A smiling family of six in a living room.

 

Plan your visit

Location

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

Hours

Closed Today

Admission

Adult General Admission:

$18

Events

Protecting human rights during COVID-19

January 19, 2021

Cost: Free registration required

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National flags fly side-by-side on tall flag poles.

Memories of the Warsaw Ghetto

January 27, 2021

Cost: Free

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The silhouette of a soldier is shown inside the outline of a child’s profile, with barbed wire and a wall in the background.

Exhibitions

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

June 16, 2019 to March 28, 2021

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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.

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to December 2021

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A group of young women and girls in their teens stand together on the front porch of a building. Most are dressed in white blouses and blue skirts, with two girls also wearing blue sweaters. To the right, a doorway reveals a roomful of students sitting at wooden desks and writing on notepads.

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, Ian McCausland