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Animal Heroes March Break

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Family-friendly March Break activities highlight connections between animals and military history.

March 4 to 19, 2023
Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Visit Munnings – War Artist, 1918 and see world-renowned paintings of horses to better understand Canada’s First World War experience. Learn about the Dickin Medal awarded to animals for bravery and make a medal for your pet. Learn how animals are reflected in military technology by playing an interactive card game. On Saturdays, watch a Little Ray’s reptile show. You won’t want to miss this hands-on animal focused week!


Photo at top of page:
Credit: “Infantrymen of “C” Company, Royal Rifles of Canada, and their mascot en route to Hong Kong. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, ca. 27 October 1941,” Library and Archives Canada, Box: D373.


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