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December 1 - February 28


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10:00am to 5:00pm

CLOSED: Monday and Tuesday, except for February 20, Heritage Day


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In the wake of the Hungarian revolution in October 1956, and the subsequent Soviet invasion of their homeland, Suzan Friedman, along with her sister Eva and parents, Jeno and Elizabeth, left their lives behind for a new start.

Read Suzan's story →

Our travelling exhibition, Canada: Day 1, supported by RBC, will be at the Legislative Assembly Office, Edmonton, Alberta, until December.

Exhibition Schedule >

A Taste of Something New:
Adapting to Food in a New Country

Adapting to new and unfamiliar food is one of the many challenges facing immigrants. It took some time, but Angelique adjusted to Canadian food, yet she still craves her favourite dish of Ubugali. Find out how to make it.

In 2017, Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This is your celebration!
Find out how you can join Canadians taking part from coast to coast to coast.

Artist-in-Residence Program 2017

Calling all artists! The Museum’s six-month Artist-in-Residence program is back for its second year, and we’re on the lookout for someone whose work will not only inspire and engage our visitors but complement our upcoming Canada: Day 1 exhibit.

Find out how to apply >