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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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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.

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

Persecution, protection and resilience: Canada and the Bahá'ís of Iran

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A lecture and discussion about the plight of the Bahá'ís in Iran and their right to higher education.

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Close-up of a smiling man at dusk. Behind him is a body of water and on the other side there are boats, lights and buildings.

Festival of Rights

March 25 to March 28, 2019

Cost: Free

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Smiling children sitting cross-legged on the floor. One girl in the centre is looking into the camera.

Spring break at the Museum

March 23 to March 31, 2019

Cost: Children 12 and under receive free admission

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Exhibitions

Witness the struggle for freedom that changed everything.

June 2018 to fall 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.

The power of individual stories

By Javier Torres, Program Interpreter

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A dark-haired man speaks to a group of four onlookers, using his arms to illustrate a point. He is facing the group, which can only be seen from behind. The man is wearing a black shirt with a Museum logo and a lanyard with a nametag. Behind him is a large exhibit with items behind glass and a large map.

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