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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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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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ATLANTA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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
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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
25 helpful votes 25 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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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26 helpful votes 26 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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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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Elm Creek, Manitoba
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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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40 attraction reviews
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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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