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Theatre in the Cemetery – St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery *School & Group programming only*

  In Riel’s Footsteps is an outdoor guided tour of the cemetery, a theatrical experience that makes learning about French-Canadian and Métis heritage fun and exciting. Your guide... More »

(204) 237-4500

http://msbm.mb.ca/fr/tournees-et-programmes/theatre-dans-le-cim

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Archbishop's House

Built under the guidance of Bishop Taché, the west wing of this residence (facing the Red River) stands as one of the oldest stone buildings remaining in Western Canada. Its mansard roof... More »

151 de la Cathedrale Ave., R2H 0H6

(204) 237-9851

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Centre culturel franco-manitobain, CCFM

A focal point for French cultural life in Winnipeg, the CCFM is home to many events and celebrations year round. It features an art gallery, restaurant and concert halls. The CCFM is a frequent host... More »

340 Provencher Blvd., R2H 0G7

(204) 233-8972

www.ccfm.mb.ca

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Centre du Patrimoine/Heritage Centre, SHSB

Established to preserve and promote Francophone history in Manitoba, the Heritage Centre contains the largest Franco-Manitoban archives in Manitoba. The Centre also features the most complete... More »

340 Provencher Blvd, R2H 0G7

(204) 233-4888

www.shsb.mb.ca

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Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Secours

Father Ritchot, former parish priest, built the chapel in fulfillment of a promise that he had made in the hopes that the political crisis of 1869-1870 could be resolved without bloodshed. Inside... More »

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Esplanade Riel

Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge is remarkable from an architectural point of view, and offers a panoramic view of the most impressive attractions of our city. This structure links the poetry of the... More »

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Former Trappist Monastery Guesthouse

In keeping with the Trappist tradition of hospitality, this former Trappist guesthouse was built in 1912 to provide comfortable lodging to visitors of the monastery. The guesthouse’s functional... More »

100 rue des Ruines
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3V 1L6

(204) 269-0564

www.snacc.mb.ca

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Fort Gibraltar and la Maison du Bourgeois

The Fort is a reproduction of the original built by the North-West Company around 1810. During the fur-trade era the Voyageurs, also known as "coureurs des bois", worked tirelessly for companies like... More »

866 Saint-Joseph street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2H 0A8

(204) 237-7692

www.fortgibraltar.com

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Guided Walking Tour of Old St. Boniface

Find out about the people, the buildings and events that have shaped today’s Old St. Boniface. Discover the unique architecture, atmosphere and charm of a vibrant community that reflects both... More »

219 Provencher Blvd., R2H 0G4

(204) 233-8343 or toll free:1 866 808-8338

http://tourismeriel.com/fr/what-to-do/tours

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Jardins Saint-Léon Gardens

Winnipeg’s only Francophone outdoor market, Jardins Saint-Léon Gardens is popular with Winnipeggers who seek fresh, locally-grown, fruits, vegetables, flowers and bedding plants. More »

419 St. Mary's Rd., R2M 3K5

(204) 237-7216 Off season 233-6834

stleongardens.com/?lang=fr

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La Barrière Park

Located just west of the community of St. Norbert, the park is a great place for canoeing, fishing, hiking and biking. More »

4403 Waverley street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R0G 0A1

986-7623

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La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

Discover our local fine artists!The old City Hall building turned Art Gallery displays the works of Francophone visual artists. The gallery shows the drawings, paintings, sculptures, photography and... More »

219 Provencher Blvd., R2H 0G4

(204) 237-5964

www.maisondesartistes.mb.ca

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La Vérendrye Park and La Vérendrye Monument

One of the great Canadian explorers, Pierre Gaultier de Varennes de la Vérendrye, established Fort Rouge in 1738, the first outpost at the site that would later become Winnipeg. The La V... More »

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Lagimodière-Gaboury Park

Located on land given to Jean-Baptiste Lagimodière by Lord Selkirk, the park is located at the site of the first Francophone settlement in Western Canada. Lagimodière was given the land... More »

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Maison Gabrielle-Roy House and the 'Au bonheur d'occasion' Gift Shop

This two-and-one-half storey gable framed house was the family home of world-renowned Franco-Manitoban author Gabrielle Roy. The house was built in 1905 and served as the setting for several of her... More »

375 Deschambault St., R2H 3B4

(204) 231-3853

www.maisongabrielleroy.mb.ca

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Old St. Vital

This splendid historic neighbourhood has undergone a significant transformation during the last few years. Store fronts are decorated with beautiful flower boxes, and many planters embellish St. Mary... More »

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Place Saint-Norbert

At the site of the former orphanage (1905-1948), managed by the Misericordia Sisters, the Saint-Norbert Heritage Group gathered a former butcher shop, a log house, a Red River cart and the La Barri... More »

(204) 269-3229

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Precious Blood Parish

The remarkable spiral design of this major work by Franco-Manitoban architect Étienne Gaboury makes the church a remarkable sight to behold. The shape of the roof is intended to represent the... More »

200 Kenny street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2H 2E4

(204) 233-2874

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Provencher Park

Featuring many century old oak trees, this park is situated on the south side of Provencher Blvd. It was the site of the original St. Boniface College which was almost completely destroyed by... More »

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Riel House National Historic Site (Parks Canada)

A National Historic Site, Riel House was the home of Louis Riel’s family, and where their descendants continued to reside until 1969. It has since been restored to its 1886 appearance and... More »

330 River Rd.
Winnipeg, MB
R2M 4A5

204-984-9480

http://www.pc.gc.ca/fra/lhn-nhs/mb/riel/index.aspx

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Royal Canadian Mint and Boutique

Plan a visit that will help you appreciate the technology and innovation of the Royal Canadian Mint. The Interactive Museum describes the fascinating coin production process. You will even have the... More »

520 Lagimodière Blvd., R2J 3E7

(204) 983-6429

www.mint.ca

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St. Boniface Cathedral

The current cathedral is actually the fifth built on this site since 1818. The 1908 structure, which preceded the current building, was a splendid basilica that was destroyed by fire in 1968. The new... More »

190 de la Cathédrale Ave., R2H 0H7

(204) 233-7304

www.cathedralestboniface.mb.ca

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St. Boniface Museum and Gift Shop

Housed in a former convent of the Grey Nuns, this museum features artifacts and displays about French-Canadian and Métis history in Western Canada. The building itself is of historical... More »

494 Taché Ave., R2H 2B2

(204) 237-4500

www.msbm.mb.ca

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St. Boniface Post Office

A working post office that offers bilingual services. More »

208 Provencher Blvd., R2H 0G3

(204) 987-5111

www.postcanada.ca

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St. Norbert Catholic Church

Built in 1883, the church that once stood here was destroyed by fire in 1929. The current church was built on the ruins and is home to a restored 1906 organ from Sacré-Coeur Parish in Winnipeg. More »

80 Saint-Pierre street
St. Norbert, MB
R3V 1J8

(204) 269-3240

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St. Norbert Heritage Trail

Take in the best of St. Norbert’s heritage in one outing! This 30 km trail will thrill hikers, cyclists, amateur equestrians, kayakers and canoeists. Connected to the Trans-Canada Trail, the St... More »

www.mrta.mb.ca/stnorbert

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St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park

The park lies where the La Salle River flows into the Red River. On display are three 19th century log homes and exhibits illustrating the evolution of the community through Métis... More »

(204) 945-4236

www.manitobaparks.com

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St. Vital Park

One of Winnipeg’s most beautiful parks, it lies on the east bank of the Red River (River Road, just north of Bishop Grandin Boulevard). It features a pond, several hiking trails, a playground... More »

(204) 986-7623

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The Grave of Louis Riel

The leader of the Métis during the Red River Rebellion of 1869, Louis Riel played a critical role in the founding of the province of Manitoba, as part of his efforts to protect the rights of... More »

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Trappist Monastery Provincial Heritage Park

The Trappist Monastery was established in 1892 by five members of the Trappist Order from the Abbey of Bellefontaine, France. In 1978, the Trappists moved to a site near Holland, Manitoba, to protect... More »

PO BOX 175
St. Norbert, Manitoba
100 rue des Ruines St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3V 1L6

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University of St. Boniface

This university is the oldest post-secondary educational institution in Western Canada. Visitors are encouraged to visit its on-site art gallery, and to view the sculpture of Louis Riel by Franco... More »

200 de la Cathédrale Ave., R2H 0H7

(204) 233-0210

ustboniface.ca

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