Family Day

Family fun every Sunday!

May 20, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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A young girl holds a small stick attached to a string and a small circular piece of cardboard. She is swinging this rope and cardboard as two adults watch. Partially obscured.

Photo: CMHR, Doug Little

Event details

Spend an afternoon with your family exploring the Museum. All of these special programs and activities are free with admission!

Free with admission
Various locations at the Museum

Traditional Cree Style Beading

Observe a workshop on traditional First Nations Cree beading with our specially trained Indigenous Interpreters. Explore the history and meaning behind beading for diverse Indigenous cultures. Learn how to create your own piece of beadwork!

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Indigenous Perspectives gallery on Level 2

Haudenosaunee Hand‐eye Coordination Game

The Haudenosaunee are a First Nations people who live throughout Eastern Canada. Explore an example of a traditional toy used to teach hand‐eye coordination for hunting, This type of toy can still be found across different societies and cultures in Canada today. Join us to create your own, personalized hand‐eye coordination game!

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Indigenous Perspectives gallery on Level 2

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Photo: CMHR, John Woods

Discovery Activity

Explore the Canadian Museum for Human Rights! Our family‐friendly Discovery activity takes you through the Museum’s galleries on a journey of discovery and fun! 

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ask for your Discovery booklet at the main coat check on Level 1.

Family Days happen every Sunday at the Museum.

Please note that scheduled programs are subject to change or cancellation.