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Address: 450 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1S4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 204-989-9630
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Wed 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Have you ever wondered why the Manitoba Legislative Building has sphinxes...

Have you ever wondered why the Manitoba Legislative Building has sphinxes on the roof? Do you know the true identity of the Golden Boy? Join Dr. Frank Albo, academic inspiration behind The Hermetic Code, for an unforgettable tour of magic, mystery and architectural wonder. Meet inside the Manitoba Legislative Building and begin to unlock mysteries of Canada’s most unique architectural landmark.

Dr. Albo will take you along step-by-step to reveal a trail of occult clues concealed in the building’s architecture including: hidden hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes, and Freemasonic symbols so intelligently masked they have escaped historians and visitors for nearly a hundred years!

The Hermetic Code Tour is part of the Signature Experience Collection with Destination Canada and is one of only a handful of tours internationally promoted by Destination Canada. Spots need to be booked in advance online or by calling.

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A Great Way to Tour the Leg

Really interesting. Learned a lot even though being a Winnipegger for 25+ years. A must for both tourists and residents s well. So much interesting history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Michael M C
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting. Learned a lot even though being a Winnipegger for 25+ years. A must for both tourists and residents s well. So much interesting history.

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HeartlandTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Hermetic Code Tours, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for taking the time to write a review for the Hermetic Code Tour. We are glad you enjoyed it. - Heartland Travel More 

Maple Ridge
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

A plethora of fascinating architectural statues and the stories behind them. A visual, historical, magical, mystery tour! Buy the accompanying book.

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Hi - Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed the tour. Thanks Heartland Travel More 

Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Incredible history lesson; fantastic guide; well worth every penny and minute. I will look at every historic building and wonder if it has a similar fascinating story.

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Hello We are glad you enjoyed the tour and took the time to write a review. This tour really does open up your eyes and makes people think about things a little different!! Heartland Travel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This tour is an absolute must for visitors and tourists. People travel the world to see things we have in our own back yard. Don't be tricked with the tour the official tour of the Winnipeg Legislative building you need to see the Hermetic Code tour to understand every amazing facet of this building. This powerful tour will absolutely blow... More 

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Hello Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Hermetic Code Tours. We are really glad you enjoyed the tour and we agree - it truly is an amazing building and one-of-a-kind for Winnipeg! Heartland Travel More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The history of the builders and their techniques and the mystery of their goals make this one the more interesting ways to spend a couple of hours. Free Masons, ancient temples, perfectly repeating dimensions. All a mystery until Professor Albo figured it out.

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Hi - Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate it and are glad you enjoyed the tour. - Heartland Travel More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

I cannot recommend this tour enough. My wife and I were enthralled for the entire tour, and found the whole experience to be a really fun night. Part of the tour takes place outside, so I would recommend bringing a jacket depending on the weather. A definite must for locals as well as tourists!

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Hello - We are glad you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Heartland Travel More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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553 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Heartland offer the most comprehensive tours with the most knowledgeable guides. While it may be applicable to many cities, Winnipeg really needs to have itself introduced. It is a difficult place to interpret as its history has so many different strands woven together with such subtle differences that will pass the uninitiated by in a flash. Heartland are superb, and... More 

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Hi - thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad you have enjoyed your service you have received from us. Very much appreciated. Heartland Travel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My family was visiting from Toronto for Christmas, and we were lucky enough for our family from Winnipeg to organize this tour for all of us with Dr. Albo. Don and Frank promised the tour of our lifetime, and it didn't disappoint! The building itself is stunning, and as Dr. Albo took us through his process of discovering the Hermetic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We had our whole family from Toronto and San Francisco join us for the Hermetic Code tour this week and it simply blew us all away. Dr. Albo is very engaging and the tour is fantastic. You will never look at this remarkable building the same way again! Our Toronto family, who travel all the time felt it may have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This tour is worth every $ that you spend on it! The professor, who guides it, is extremely knowledgeable of this topic; he is very enthusiastic as well and his drive transfers to everyone on the tour. It is not one of those boring museum tours; you have to participate and feel what other people comment here! Very interesting to... More 

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