Canadian Museum for Human Rights


The Canadian Museum for Human Rights(CMHR) will take you on a journey of inspiration unlike anything you've experienced before. From the moment you enter through its massive stone roots, to the time you emerge in its light-filled Tower of Hope, you will be moved by the power of human rights
Canada's newest national museum rises from the prairies earth in Winnipeg at the Forks, where the Red and Assiniboine rivers meet on Treaty One Land - a historic meeting place for thousands of years.
The only museum in the world solely devoted to human rights awareness and education, it stands as a beacon for visitors from around the globe. Ramps of glowing alabaster criss-cross galleries designed to challenge, motivate and uplift. Multi-sensory exhibits explore human rights concepts with an international scope, but through a uniquely Canadian lens.
An amazing encounter with human rights awaits families, tourists and scholar alike.

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The Witness Blanket Exhibit

  • Dates: December 15, 2015 - June 27, 2016 ( Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday )
  • Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • City: Winnipeg

Sight Unseen: International Photography by Blind Artists

  • Dates: February 20, 2016 - September 19, 2016 ( Recurring daily )
  • Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • City: Winnipeg

Canadian Museum for Human Rights - Summer Hours

  • Dates: May 20, 2016 - September 6, 2016 ( Recurring daily )
  • Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • City: Winnipeg