Human Rights Museum Lauded by USA Today Travel Awards

Human Rights Museum Lauded by USA Today Travel Awards

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights (AARON COHEN PHOTO /HANDOUT)

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has picked up accolades south of the border as being one of the top attractions in Canada.

Voters in the newspaper’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards were asked to choose their favourite Canadian attraction from a list of 20 nominees.

CMHR came in second to Old Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

“As a new national museum, we are thrilled to receive this kind of recognition from such a popular North American travel site, alongside some of the most well-known and beloved attractions in the country,” said CMHR president and CEO John Young. “This award has once again raised the profile of Winnipeg and the Museum among a global audience, and will motivate more visitors to make the trip to Manitoba, where Canada’s heart beats.”

Top Canadian attractions in the 10Best Readers’ Choice awards:

1. Old Québec City
2. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights
3. Bay of Fundy
4. Royal Tyrrell Museum
5. Athabasca Falls
6. Peggy’s Point Lighthouse
7. Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
8. Butchart Gardens
9. Old Montreal
10. Lake Louise


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