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Mandela: Struggle for Freedom extended until fall 2019! 

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Exhibitions

Explore the diversity of human rights.

Every one of our exhibitions tells a unique story in the diverse world of human rights. And like the world of human rights, our exhibitions are always changing. So be sure to visit before they’re gone.

Truth and Reconciliation

Permanent

Tags for Truth and Reconciliation

A row of museum display cases with various artifacts inside.

Rights of Passage

December 2017 to March 2019

Tags for Rights of Passage

A group of women and children sitting together. The two children in the front are looking at the camera.

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

June 2018 to October 2019

Tags for Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

A black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela standing in front of a podium. He is smiling and waving.

Truth and Reconciliation

Ongoing

Truth and Reconciliation presents the tragic history of Canada’s residential schools and the ongoing efforts to use education and discussion to move towards reconciliation.

Tags for Truth and Reconciliation

A row of museum display cases with various artifacts inside.

Rights of Passage

December 2017 to March 2019

Rights of Passage: Canada at 150 explores the key debates and issues that have been central to the evolution of the Canadian conversation on rights and freedoms, justice and equality.

Tags for Rights of Passage

A group of women and children sitting together. The two children in the front are looking at the camera.

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

June 2018 to October 2019

Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, but he never gave in to hate. Walk in the footsteps of the man they called Madiba and learn the legacy of his struggle for freedom.

Tags for Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

A black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela standing in front of a podium. He is smiling and waving.

Discover Stories Online

Human rights stories are all around us. Explore stories about Indigenous rights, fundamental freedoms, human rights defenders, and many more.

Guided Tours

Guided tours can be booked at the Museum’s Ticketing and Information desk at the Main Entrance.