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Spring Break at the Museum

In-Gallery Activities

Scavenger Hunt

(7 years and older)
Take part in a human rights journey of discovery, exploring all the Museum galleries. This activity is perfect for younger visitors. Uncover human rights stories that will get the whole family talking.

Pick up the scavenger hunt booklet at the coat check on Level 1 starting at 10 a.m.
Starts in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall on Level 1
 

What’s in a Nation?

(all ages)
Over the past 150 years, Canada has been a safe haven for many people. Millions have come to Canada to start new lives. This activity celebrates what it means to be Canadian and offers participants a chance to share a favorite moment, action, or symbol about Canada with new Canadians. 

Daily
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Canadian Journeys gallery on Level 2

 

Project of Heart

(all ages)

What does reconciliation mean to you? Project of Heart offers a gentle entry into learning about the legacy of the Indian Residential School system. Create your very own wooden tile and add it to our community mosaic to express your thoughts on hope and healing.

Daily
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation on Level 3

 

Weaving Change

(10 years and older)
Find out how grandmothers use yarnbombing to protect the human rights of children across Africa. Learn how to finger-weave and make your own yarn creation to show your support.

Daily
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Inspiring Change gallery on Level 7

 

Tours
Don’t forget about our tours! 

Explore the Galleries and our new Discover the Building tours are offered throughout the spring break! These guided tours are available for an additional $5 per adult, $4 for seniors/students, and $3 for youth aged 7-17. During spring break, tours for children 12 and under are free. Guided tours are an excellent way to get an overview of the Museum, from the stories of human rights to the symbolism of the architecture.