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World War Women

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The safety and security of visitors remain a top priority. Our travelling exhibitions have been adapted to respect physical distancing and other public health measures.


This traveling exhibition focuses on the experiences of Canadian women during the First and Second World Wars. Through five themes, World War Women shares the personal stories of women whose lives were transformed by conflict.

World War Women uses a combination of artifacts, photographs, documents reproductions, and audiovisual material to explore the wartime stories of Canadian women from all walks of life: Working, Volunteering, Military Service, Domestic pressure, Worry and Loss.

Where is this exhibition travelling?

Location Dates
Niagara Falls Museum, Niagara Falls January 25, 2020 – April 19, 2020
Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, Red Deer August 28, 2021 – November 28, 2021
The Exploration Place, Prince George March 24, 2022 – June 6, 2022

Canadian Nurses with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in France, 1944
Library and Archives Canada, PA-132851

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