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Margaret Laurence House

312 First Avenue, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
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Provincial Historical site worth visiting

If you're travelling through Neepawa, Mb.this summer, be sure to tour the two-storey childhood home... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Katherine L
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Onanole, Canada
Interesting insight to Margaret Laurence's childhood and gives real physical presence to some of Her Manawaki stories.

Very reasonable rates . Awesome guided tours available . Well sign posted off 1st Avenue , Neepawa... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
1838Elaine64
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Neepawa, Canada
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you're travelling through Neepawa, Mb.this summer, be sure to tour the two-storey childhood home of the late Margaret Laurence. One of Canada's outstanding literary figures, she is widely known for her novel, The Stone Angel. (The statue it's based on is also worth seeing...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very reasonable rates . Awesome guided tours available . Well sign posted off 1st Avenue , Neepawa , Manitoba . Her childhood home gives physical presence to some of Her World famous stories like The Stone Angel . Enjoyable and educational .

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

This lovely old home has lots of Margaret memorabilia which, as a fan, I enjoyed seeing. You won't need a lot of time but it is a great break which may spark you to read her books, again. Even my husband, who didn't even know...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

The house has been carefully restored and fans of Margaret Laurence will find a lot to entertain them. If you're not familiar with her novels and other writings, the museum will make you wish you were (and fortunately such deficiencies can always be pleasurably corrected)....More

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Reviewed 30 August 2012

You're unlikely to spend hours here, but it's definitely worth visiting if you're interested in Canadian literature, or even architecture for that matter. An interesting late 19th century home filled with period furniture and items related to the life of one of Canada's most important...More

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