The museum houses a permanent exhibit dedicated to Louis Riel, the founding father of Manitoba.
Located in the former Grey Nuns’ Convent built in 1846, the Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum collects, preserves, researches and interprets a collection of artifacts relating to Western Canada’s French-Canadian and Métis heritage, while acknowledging the historical contributions of the First Nations and the religious communities.
The museum houses a permanent exhibit dedicated to Louis Riel, the founding father of Manitoba. On display are the coffin in which his body was placed after his execution, locks of his hair, his revolver, pieces of the rope used to hang Riel, the white hood placed on Riel before he was hanged, his shaving kit, his moccasins and other items belonging to him.
Monday to Wednesday – Friday – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 12 noon – 4 p.m.
Sunday – Closed
Please contact the museum or visit our website for extended summer hours
Regular (12 yrs and up): $7.00
Children (0-11 yrs): FREE
Family (sharing a household): $20.00
8 months ago
Make sure you make the most of what is left of summer!
A reminder that the Trails of 1885 will be closing for the season after the Labour Day weekend. Explore Batoche, Duck Lake, Fort Battleford and so many other historic sites!
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