Canadian Museum For Human Rights

Currently Closed
  • Address: 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5, Canada
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8778776037
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids

Canadian Museum For Human Rights - Review

Visit the first national museum of Canada to understand the social subject called human rights. Understanding this subject will give you an insight on the importance of human rights. Numerous interactive exhibits on digital technology, films, videos and arts are designed and organized for visitors to educate and inspire them.

Canadian Museum For Human Rights Information

  • The museum is closed on Mondays in other seasons, except spring and summer
  • The museum is open on following Mondays and holidays – New Year’s Day (1st Jan), Louis Riel Day (Manitoba's Family Day) in February, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day in May, Canada Day (1st July), Civic Holiday in August, Labour Day in September, Thanksgiving Monday in October, Boxing Day (26th December)
  • The Boutique will remain open 30 minutes after the museum’s closing time.
  • All museum entrances are accessible to people using wheeled devices and people who wish to avoid stairs. An Accessible Drop-off Entrance allows passengers to be dropped off in close proximity to entry doors.  
  • Service animals such as guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome.
  • Admission to the Museum will be free on May 6, June 3 and October 14, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.
  • The museum offers admission at no charge to Aboriginal peoples, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Please bring identification. Does not apply to special programs, tours or annual memberships.
  • Children younger than 7 years of age gets free admission
  • Members also get free admission.
  • Group reservations are required for groups of 20 or more people

Canadian Museum For Human Rights Ticket Prices

  • Youth (7 -17 years): USD 8
  • Post – Secondary student (with ID): USD 12
  • Senior (65 + with ID): USD 12
  • Family (up to 2 adults and four children/ youth): USD 42

How To reach Canadian Museum For Human Rights by Public Transport

  • By Car

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  • Canadian Museum For Human Rights Address: 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5, Canada
  • Canadian Museum For Human Rights Contact Number: +1-8778776037
  • Canadian Museum For Human Rights Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Canadian Museum For Human Rights Price: 15 USD
  • Best time to visit Canadian Museum For Human Rights(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Canadian Museum For Human Rights: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 92.34% of people who visit Winnipeg include Canadian Museum For Human Rights in their plan

  • 91.67% of people start their Canadian Museum For Human Rights visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Canadian Museum For Human Rights

Monday, Friday and Saturday

83.65% of people prefer walking in order to reach Canadian Museum For Human Rights

People normally club together The Forks National Historic Site and Assiniboine Park while planning their visit to Canadian Museum For Human Rights.

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Canadian Museum For Human Rights, Winnipeg Reviews

  • An Incredible "thought provoking" Museum. This Museum, one of only two National museums located outside the National Capital Region, focuses on many aspects of Human Rights issues-- not only in the "Canadian setting" but also "internationally". It also looks at the many issues from an Historical as well as the Current perspective! The building, and its ("Red Riverside location"), are both remarkable and breath-taking! In addition to the permanent exhibits, [many of which have an "interactive component"], there are also "special exhibits". Currently [summer of 2018] the Nelson Mandela/South African exhibit is featured. It is indeed very worthwhile to visit while in Winnipeg. I hope that this Review has been helpful.

  • Rightfully so, this place is HUGE with quite a story to tell. The guides there are very courteous and willing to answer any questions that you have -- you can tell that they genuinely want you to enjoy your visit. -If you are concerned about bringing small children: they do try to present information in a way that is captivating for young crowds. Many pieces are hung up to be eye-catching for all ages, but they also make good use of lights and sound to present other information as well. TL;DR: Honestly I thought it would be boring because it was a museum, but I had a great time and kind of wanted to stay longer to observe more.

  • Love love love.. like many others while this was being built I thought it was a horrendous waste of money. Now having being there probably 7 or 8 times I would highly recommend this to anybody. It is very humbling to go in there and realize that people before us have been through such hardships. Some of it's a bit hard to swallow but I think is a human being it's a necessity for us to know about. I love it there. Cannot recommend it enough. And the architecture is beautiful

  • Have been here twice now, and have done the guided tour each time (would for sure recommend that). The building has so many subtle additions to the design that hint at culture and history I would not have caught or understood otherwise. Something I would say locals and tourists both enjoy. Very happy to see that there is a place which recognises the atrocities of the past, and shows us what we can hope for in the future.

  • I can speak only on the appearance of the building, the parking, and the general level of interest I had in doing the exhibits inside. I’ve visited this organization for business and not for enlightenment so I did not have the chance to walk through the entire place. The building is gorgeous.I’m not sure if it’s made from Manitoba-famous Tyndall stone, but it looks like it. From ground to spire the building looks like a giant stone and glass ice cream cone. Quite breathtaking architecture. The inside was kept very clean, and seemed to employ a plethora of multiracial employees each of whom more friendly and helpful than the last, and fluently bilingual. Some parts of the building, the parts that I saw, are remarkably open and fresh. Vast spaces of air from the floor to the ceiling, and the walls to the glass. Based on how beautiful they kept the offices (The parts that aren’t seen by general-admission visitors) I have to speculate that the curators for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have their presentation dialled in pretty tight. I was there on a Friday morning and parking was ample and quite cheap. With one day of parking, you can probably stay busy all day with Winnipeg’s world famous The Forks being so close, as well as Saint Boniface just across the bridge.

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