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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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A great place to learn more about the permanent French settlement at St Boniface. The church looms large, and the museum itself is a convent built originally in the 1840's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A great place to learn more about the permanent French settlement at St Boniface. The church looms large, and the museum itself is a convent built originally in the 1840's. Unique artifacts from Louis Riel and his family (his grave is just a block away). Metis culture is explored as well as the fur trade, agriculture, First Nations, and more.... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a great museum!! The staff are very helpful they have guide to explain the most important ; . Lou O' Riel's life , the grey nuns and more. It is to good to know the history about this museum. I realized the importance after I visited this place. I encourage each one to go you will not fill disappointed.

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Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum

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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