Family Day

Family fun every Sunday!

April 29, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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 Folded paper lilies floating in water. “Peace is the future” is written in the centre of one lily.

Photo: CMHR, Leif Norman

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

Growing A Better Future

How does food connect to human rights? Not all Canadians have equal access to food. Come and discover the right to food by exploring what an average lunch looks like for different people in Canada.

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Rights Today gallery on Level 5.

Peace Blossoms

What does peace mean to you? Bring your family and explore the connection between origami and peace through the story of Sadako Sasaki, a 12‐ year old girl whose life was forever changed by the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. Look at our beautiful peace lilies and learn how to make your own out of origami paper.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation on Level 3.

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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.

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