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Manitoba Legislative Building

450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8, Canada (Downtown Winnipeg)
+1 204-945-5813
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Ranked #10 of 113 Attractions in Winnipeg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Landmarks
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Owner description: Visitors from outside Manitoba as well as residents of the province are always made welcome at our magnificent Legislative Building. Everyone is invited to watch the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly when it is in session from the vantage point of the Visitors' Gallery. The building is open every day for self-guided tours from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. From September - June, guided tours are available on a pre-booked basis for groups of 10 or more. To book an appointment please call the Tour Program Office. From July 1 to the Labour Day long weekend in September, tours are offered on an hourly basis. The Legislative Building is wheelchair accessible, including the Visitors' Gallery.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I was fortunate to have had a guide to point out, not only the stone that comprises the walls, but also the architectural elements with 'hidden' Masonic meanings: refer to the book 'The Hermetic Code' for detailed analysis and description of the interior and exterior of the building on this topic. Beautiful grounds and parks surround the building.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was exceptional! Make sure you look at the stone on the walls and try to learn where it came from. Find the fossils on the wall - incredible! A beautiful, well-maintained building and worth some time to look around.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

I never expected such grandeur in a building serving a little over one million people. Sculptures if business - full size. Amazing ceilings, and lots of space. I thought it might be biting, but would recommend it to other people passing through the city.

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Souris, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great place to look around. Be sure to go around back and see the gardens and fountain. Take the tour, lots of interesting facts that you would miss.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Once inside it is a very impressive building and well worth a visit. Try standing on the marked spot underneath the dome and listening.

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A very grand building from a distance and even more so once inside. The grand staircase in particular grabbed my attention - the two life-sized Bison at the foot of the stairs were amazing. Our guide informed us of the very intriguing way in which they were erected within the building so as not to damage the marble flooring. The... More

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Coquitlam, Canada
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It was great to see on the front grounds of the Building a statue of Queen Victoria sitting, and I had previously seen at the BC Legislature in Victoria, BC a statue of the Queen standing. Also, on the right side of the Building on these neatly-kept grounds with nicely-trimmed and spacious lawns is a statue the picture of which... More

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Winnipeg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had a great time walking around and checking out the inside and outside of the Legislative Building. There are a lot of places that are great for photography. The building and grounds are well kept. There are interesting statues and architecture to look at. The only downside were the group of people in the bushes out front, they were... More

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Staines, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very interesting and beautiful old building. Get the mysteries tour to understand the place anad its secret design..

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have been to Monitoba Legislative Building twice, Once, I took a guided tour and I was really impressed with the information given by the guide. The paitings reveal much of the history of the province. The archicteture is breath-takingly glamorous. The hidden history behind the structure is worth listening to.

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