January 4, 2019 10:15 am
Updated: January 4, 2019 12:09 pm

Canadian Museum for Human Rights extends popular Mandela exhibit

A preview of the Mandela: Struggle for Freedom exhibit.

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If you haven’t made it out to one of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights most popular exhibit yet – you’re in luck.

The museum has extended the Nelson Mandela exhibit until Oct. 14, 2019.

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The decision was made after an overwhelming positive response from visitors, the museum said.

The “Mandela: Struggle for Freedom” exhibit opened in early June and shows Mandela’s struggle against racial segregation and repression in South Africa.

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Along with the extension will be a new guided family tour and a self-guided school program.

The museum will be closed for regular maintenance repairs from Jan. 6 through Jan. 15, when it will re-open with a special ticket price of $10.

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