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Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum

494 Tache Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2B2, Canada (Central St. Boniface)
204 237 4500
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Ranked #23 of 99 attractions in Winnipeg
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Traveler Description: The Grey Nuns' convent, Winnipeg's oldest building, houses Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum. Built for the Grey Nuns who arrived in the Red River... more »
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Manitoba
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

In one word this is simply one of the finest small scale museums in Western Canada. The gift shop is a delight. The exhibits are carefully and realistically presented in a fashion that takes one back in time. The entire structure is a joy to behold...I only wish that there was a restaurant on site that would capitalize on the... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Attending a workshop in St.Boniface I found myself with a 75 minute lunch hour one block from the Catherdral. After exploring the cemetary I wandered over to the museum and paid the very modest admission rate of $6.00. While I didn't have enough time to explore every nook and crany of the museum I did get to see quite a... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Directly next to the St Boniface Basilica and St B College, the architecture and history rich area is a must see. This museum has very good guides, and worth following a tour to get maximum impact of the rich French culture and Manitoba history. Been here more than 20 times, and love coming back with my kids. Phone ahead -... More

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Elm Creek, Manitoba
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

very fun time, while my penpal was out from Saskatchewan we took her there to experience another side of Manitoba which she might not have known about. Loved the tour guides were dressed in traditional garb, lovely interactive displays, and even had us make our own homemade butter to taste. It was a highlight of our afternoon in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg
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27 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I visited the museum on November 16th which is the anniversary of Louis Riel's hanging. I had not been to this museum in over 20 years and it exceeded my expectations. The Louis Riel exhibit was informative and the artifacts like Riel's hair, hanging rope, ceinture fleche, coffin were great. The permanent exhibits on the Cathedrale fire and the significance... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
39 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We enjoyed the theatre in the cemetary tour of the St. Boniface Cathedral cemetary. The actors did a wonderful job in informing and entertaining us about the inhabitants and their roles in the history of Manitoba and French-Canadian heritage. We also did the I Spy treasure hunt in the museum. Our 10 year old got to build a model of... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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43 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We happened to go when a historical society from the area was there. They had various stations set up where school children (there were a lot of school groups) could learn different things about the areas history in an interactive way. They could dress up, learn how to build things, speak with the area's 'priest (maybe Bishop)' who would tell... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Great way to spend an afternoon in the french section of Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

You will learn more than you think. Winnipeg has the largest Frankafhone comunity outside Quebec.

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