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Manitoba Legislative Building

450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8, Canada
+1 204-945-5813
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Very cool.

If you are a tourist or a local that has never taken the tour. Do it. The architecture, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron M
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Winnipeg, Canada
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I had always been to the legislative building growing up but hadn’t been there in years. Going back... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kaitlyn J
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Visitors from outside Manitoba as well as residents of the province are always made welcome at our magnificent Legislative Building. Everyone is invited to watch the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly when it is in session from the vantage point of the Visitors' Gallery. The building is open every day for self-guided tours from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. From September - June, guided tours are available on a pre-booked basis for groups of 10 or more. To book an appointment please call the Tour Program Office. From July 1 to the Labour Day long weekend in September, tours are offered on an hourly basis. The Legislative Building is wheelchair accessible, including the Visitors' Gallery.
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450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8, Canada
Downtown Winnipeg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a tourist or a local that has never taken the tour. Do it. The architecture, the history, the statuary, the art, it’s all very cool. But take the guided tour. It’s still cool to walk through on your own, but so much...More

Thank Ron M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had always been to the legislative building growing up but hadn’t been there in years. Going back was just as good as ever. It is such a beautiful building and so worth the stop. Doesn’t have to take very long but it’s just a...More

Thank Kaitlyn J
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

The Golden Boy was modeled after the 16th century sculpture of the Roman messenger god of trade, profit and commerce, Mercury by Giovanni da Bologna. The sheaf of wheat in its left arm represents the fruits of labour while the torch in its right hand...More

Thank Phil B
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Isn't it funny how you can drive past a place for years, and never enter it? That was the case with the Manitoba Legislature building. But recently, a few of us went in for a tour. Man, talk about missing a gem that's right in...More

Thank Pedro B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The Manitoba Legislature is one of the most iconic buildings in Winnipeg. The giant gold leaf statue known as the Golden Boy sits atop a giant copper domed roof. The building is made of tyndal stone. A stone that is quarried north of Winnipeg and...More

Thank Chad M
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This building has a fascinating history and has messages and codes “hidden in plain sight”. Be sure to book a tour with dr. Frank Albo to have the mysteries revealed. It’s a tour you will never forget.

Thank Stephanie Z
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This building is chocked full of history and amazing stories. I highly recommend the guided tour to hear about all the features built in this building over 100 years ago;

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Read Frank Albo's book "Hermetic Code" before visiting. Take a guided tour so that you don't miss the Pool of the Black Star and all the mysterious "things" mentioned in Albo's book. Visiting this building is a must for those interested in architecture .... the...More

Thank J D
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

We had an excellent guide who gave us the history of this building and showed us the important photos, the way the sound carries and the purpose of the building. There is a lot of history here and this building is a beautiful landmark..great architecture...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

It is a very beautiful building, with awesome architecture and impressive details. Inside and outside it is worth visiting and letting yourself get amazed by this structure. Our tour guide was fun, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and charismatic. I recommend a couple of hours to visit this...More

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mztfa
18 March 2017|
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Response from Frank W | Reviewed this property |
Google and then Contact Travel Manitoba for more info. They should have times and dates for pretty everything happening in Manitoba that might interest you.
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Great T
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Response from VisitorTourProgram | Property representative |
Hello! you do not need to pay money to take wedding photos, but you do need to make a reservation to take photos inside. You can make the reservation online, follow the links for events requests on the Legislative Assembly... More
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