Anne Frank: A History for Today Exhibition
- Dates:June 5, 2017 - September 4, 2017 ( Recurring daily )
- Location:Fort la Reine Museum
- City:Portage la Prairie
- Times:From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sundays: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
- Admission:$10.00 for adults; $8.00 for students & 60+; $5.00 for children; 4 and under FREE
- Address: 2652 Saskatchewan Ave. E Portage la Prairie, MB
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- Region: Pembina Valley Central Plains
An International Travelling exhibition from Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.
On July 6, 1942 Anne Frank, just 13 year of age, became a fugitive, was joined by her parents and her sister, and hidden away in a secret factory annex in Amsterdam. During her time of hiding, Anne Frank kept a
diary, which has survived to become a powerful symbol of a young girls optimism and vision for a better world as she came of age in a time of terror. Her story is the experience of a young Jewish girl, growing up within the
inhumanity of the Holocaust.
This exhibition aims to increase youth and public knowledge about the events of the second World War, the Holocaust, and Anne Frank.
This exhibit also touches on the Canadian participation in the Second World War in Europe. as told through the story of Canadian soldiers, dealing with themes of discrimination , Canada’s role in major battles, POW
experiences, liberation of Nazi camps, war brides, increasing Canadian’s knowledge about Canada’s history and role.
Admission to the exhibition is included in regular museum admission.
Photo Collection of The Anne Frank Stichting (Amsterdam)