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Live Interpretation – Neanderthal: Fact and Fiction

May 18, 2019 to January 26, 2020 (except December 24 and 25, 2019 and January 6 to 10, 2020)
Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Special Exhibitions

Get hands-on with Neanderthal stone technology and test your knowledge of ancient DNA.

Hands-on History — Family Exploration Backpacks

August 29, 2019 to August 30, 2020, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Canadian History Hall

Your family will handle reproduction artifacts, and learn together while exploring the dazzling Canadian History Hall.

Handmade Fun: A Squishy Friend

January 27 to March 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Ever wanted to learn how to make a squishy friend? Our friendly Museum craft staff are on hand with everything you need to create your own.

Resilience and Revival – Indigenous History

February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Canadian History Hall: The Hub

Explore Indigenous history this Winterlude.

The Life of Louis Riel

February 1, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Theatre

This play introduces the Métis leader who brought Manitoba into Confederation in 1870.

Welcome to the Red River Métis Village!

February 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Grand Hall

Enjoy the beautiful culture of the Métis people from the Red River, as we bring our rich and vibrant history to life at the Métis Village.

A Night of Indigenous Culture and Cuisine

February 8, 6 to 10 p.m.
Grand Hall

Join us in the majestic Grand Hall for an evening of Indigenous cuisine, coupled with vibrant and eclectic performances by contemporary Indigenous artists.

Teachers Only: An Exclusive Invitation!

February 12
5 p.m., in English; 7 p.m., in French
CINÉ+

The Canadian Museum of History invites you to an exclusive screening of the documentary film Superpower Dogs 3D.

Flag Day Celebration

February 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Canadian History Hall: The Hub

Canada’s iconic maple leaf flag turns 55 – come celebrate with us!

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