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Welcome - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Explore the Museum from home

Join a Museum guide on a virtual tour of 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 to lift your spirits

Around the world, COVID-19 is changing the way we live our lives. Watch how Canadians are facing this challenge with compassion and care, or share your own story!

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Human rights stories

Let’s make human rights a priority as we face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Museum is temporarily closed, but you can use our website to discover stories of compassion, tenacity, courage and resilience.

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Stories

Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket

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Claiming our rights as a transgender family

By Amanda Jetté Knox

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Language rights are human rights

By Rémi Courcelles

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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

Friday Night Rights: Enjoy Latin jazz

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

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Friday Night Rights: Jazz it up!

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

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Exhibitions

Strength in Numbers: The Polish Solidarity Movement

January 2020 to August 2024

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Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to November 2020

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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.

Kids’ activities

Looking for kids’ activities? Encourage them to become “upstanders” for human rights through our interactive student resource and teaching guide.