Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Local nameCanadian Museum for Human Rights
LocationFort Rouge–East Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Canada

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a Canadian Crown Corporation and national museum located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, adjacent to The Forks. The purpose of the museum is to "explore the subject of human rights with a special but not exclusive reference to Canada, to enhance the public's understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue." It held its opening ceremonies on 19 September 2014.Established in 2008 through the enactment of Bill C-42, an amendment of the Canadian Museums Act, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the first new national museum created in Canada since 1967, and it is the first new national museum ever to be located outside the National Capital Region.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Museum_for_Human_Rights

Official Website https://humanrights.ca/

Phone +1 204 289 2000

Coordinates 49°53'26.696" N -97°7'51.414" E

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