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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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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.

Explore the Stories
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Kids’ activities

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

Be an Upstander
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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

Festival of Rights 2020

CANCELLED

Cost: Museum admission is free for kids 12 and under.

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Free Friday night: Get your game on!

CANCELLED

Cost: Free 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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A woman wearing a dress cups her hand to a megaphone placed at her mouth. She is standing elevated above a crowd of people at a gate, with two flags waving nearby.

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.

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