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Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Ranked #3 of 215 things to do in Winnipeg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Canada's new national museum is a unique exploration of the importance of human rights. Interactive digital technology, video, film and art are designed to educate and inspire. An unforgettable visitor experience in a stunning new architectural icon. Open 7 days a week from July to September long weekend, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Wednesdays until 9 p.m. Closed Mondays (except holidays)from September to July. Guided tours available.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This place should be on your top list to visit...
Time well spent for the whole family..
History comes to life as one visits the various galleries.
Information compiled reveals events which have shaped the country we live in.

Thank Andluckrash
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Very very interesting museum! Very focused on the holocaust but it gives great insight in to other historical events as well. Don’t expect to be able to read it all in one shot! I’ve gone back several times and seen different parts every time. It’s fairly interactive but a decent amount of reading.

Thank Brooke K
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Well worth your time when visiting Winnipeg. The museum's content is excellent and not your usual collection of artifacts in display case. The temporary exhibit on Nelson Mandela was really good. Spent 3 hours but could have spent more to cover all the content. My two teenage daughters also found the museum to be a worthwhile experience. Location at The Forks enables you to see both as part of one stop.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This display features pictures and videos of the struggle for human rights in recent history. It is particularly sympathetic to indigenous peoples, but does not display the abusive behaviours practiced prior to the arrival in North America by caucasians. Nor does it include the 50+ millions purged and murdered in Russia during the Stalinist era.

Thank iTravelkeen
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The architecture of the museum alone was well worth the price of admission. The exhibits were presented in both English and French and the museum is very interactive and informative.

Thank JerryF1920
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