Canadian Museum for Human Rights Opening Weekend Events
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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will offer two full days of free “preview” tours through select galleries during its inaugural weekend on September 20 and 21, 2014.

Tickets will be made available on the CMHR website beginning at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 3. The tickets are limited to 9,000 people.

The previews will give visitors a glimpse inside Canada’s stunning new national museum before regular admission comes into place. Regular operations and paid public admissions will begin on September 27, 2014.

The tours will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 20 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Admission is free, but you’ll need a ticket from the Museum’s website at Tickets must be printed at home and presented at the check-in tent outside the Museum on Israel Asper Way. Guest must show up half-hour prior to their tour time.

Up to four tickets can be reserved at one time. Tours are available in English and French. Those who don’t have access to a computer can get a limited number of tickets at Winnipeg Public Libraries.