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Seeking Home, Finding Peace

Mayse still remembers the day her father was preparing their immigration application when he told her, “All [of] what I’m doing now is for you and your brothers; one day I will tell our immigration story to my grandchildren. When that day comes, I will be living in a safe, friendly and peaceful place...”

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Discover Culture: Illusion Knitting

Grab your knitting needles and join Lena Hardiman on Saturday, October 4 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., as she introduces the art of illusion knitting.

Presented in English at 11 a.m. and in French at 2 p.m. Space is limited!

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OPEN: May 1, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Seven days a week; 9:30am to 5:30pm

CLOSED: October 25, 2014 to May 2015. Temporarily closed.

Watch for details on our reopening events.

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What does PEACE look like to you?

Kristine Kovacevic, Manager of Interpretation and Visitor Experience, recently asked her team of Interpreters what Peace looks like to them. Read on as her team gives us a glimpse into Peace – The Exhibition through their favourite tiles.

Discover Canada from the Comfort of Your Smartphone!

Ever wonder what Canada means to young Canadians? The Explore150 mobile app encourages young Canadians to share and explore their favourite national sites and reflect how these help shape our country. The project partnered with museums, including Pier 21, galleries, and historic sites across the country to enable a new generation to explore the richness of Canada’s cultural, natural and historical wonders.

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Peace – The Exhibition

Come experience peace through a diversity of viewpoints, including: peace activists demonstrating to prevent war, soldiers fighting to end war and immigrants coming to Canada to escape war and its aftermath.

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