Riel House - Historic Places Day

Riel House

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
330 River Road (Saint-Vital),Winnipeg, MB
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Hours
July 1 to August 31, Friday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday, 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Phone
204-984-9480

Explore the life of Louis Riel and his struggle to protect the social, cultural and political status of his fellow Métis after the Hudson’s Bay Company sold Rupert’s Land to the Dominion of Canada. Learn about the daily life of the Métis and how this turbulent time in history gave birth to the province of Manitoba.

Notes from "Canada Historic Places Day a chance to experience Indigenous culture"

History: Explore the life of Louis Riel and his struggle to protect the social, cultural and political status of his fellow Métis after the Hudson’s Bay Company sold Rupert’s Land to the Dominion of Canada. Learn about the daily life of the Métis and how this turbulent time in history gave birth to the province of Manitoba.

Visit: Hear tales of Louis Riel’s life and his struggle to defend Métis rights in a rapidly changing world. Discover a house in mourning and a way of life, both traditional and evolving. Explore deeper with a self-guided tour and by reading the interpretive panels. Learn how Manitoba came to be a province and have fun playing a variety of traditional family games.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

330 River Road (Saint-Vital),Winnipeg, MB
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