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Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum

Neighborhood: Central St. Boniface
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Address: 494 Tache Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2B2, Canada
Phone Number: 204 237 4500
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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lots of cultural history

nice folks, lots of exhibits, small place but packed with info and exhibits, nice gift shop, a bit over priced but still reasonable...no cafe that I saw...the grey nuns used to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
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Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

nice folks, lots of exhibits, small place but packed with info and exhibits, nice gift shop, a bit over priced but still reasonable...no cafe that I saw...the grey nuns used to live there in old red river days...first major building I think...

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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This is a nice museum that explains very well the life of Louis Riel and his impact on the province and on the rights of Metis people. Well worth the visit. Nice displays. It was also nice to see the schools visiting the museum and practising some ancient labors and chores.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Big history fan, grew up in Winnipeg, live USA, not a French Canadian but love the culture and influence that Louis Riel had on this area. Cathedral next door and Riel grave. If at forks on West side of Red you could walk over bridge, good walk. You have arrived when Stop signs say Arret!

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ATLANTA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This quaint museum has a lot to see! It describes a portion of Canadian history that is very helpful to understand as one explores Canada.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
51 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

What can I say? I love history museums and this one did not disappoint. Very thorough on the French-Canadian Catholic heritage in Winnipeg and a must see prior to visiting the tomb of Louis Riel just next door in the church cemetery.

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London, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Recently I visited this museum, and it was really good. Lots of artifacts, especially from that area of Winnipeg. I haven't been here since I was a child, but it was fun. I especially like the church area in the building, and artifacts from its previous life. The only thing I could critique about this museum is the price of... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

For a small place it was quite intetesting. They had old things on display from the 1950's era including an in home living room sauna lol. They also had a lady spinning wool on an old spinnern in costume. Neat place to stop if you havn't been.

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Manitoba
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36 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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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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Additional Information about Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum

Address: Address: 494 Tache Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2B2, Canada
Phone Number: 204 237 4500
Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Central St. Boniface
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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