Family Day

Family fun every Sunday!

April 8 and May 6, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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A Museum staff member helping a young child place coloured dots in the shape of braille letters. Partially obscured.

Photo: CMHR, Thomas Fricke

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

Writing in Braille

Humans are excellent problem solvers, even going so far as to create new forms of writing to overcome challenges. If a person is blind, they can use Braille to communicate. Come and learn about the history of Braille and write a message of your choice using this dynamic language.

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Canadian Journeys gallery on Level 2.

Rights Take Flight

What do you think is the most inspiring thing about Canada? Learn how to make your very own bird out of two paper maple leafs. Share what inspires you about Canada, and then watch it take flight!

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Canadian Journeys 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.

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