Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2B2
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Discover the history of the early days of Winnipeg’s Francophone community. The building is the oldest in Winnipeg, and the largest oak log structure in all of North America. Inside, the museum depicts the day-to-day lives of the French and Métis people of the early Red River Settlement. A statue honouring Louis Riel stands on the front lawn of the building, which was once the Grey Nuns’ Convent. Featured exhibits include: Louis Riel: Son of Red River, Father of Manitoba and The Cathedrals of St. Boniface. Until April: Monday to Friday 9:30-4:30 pm. Sun noon-4 pm, closed Saturdays. Adults $5, seniors/children/students $4, children under 5 free, family $15. 494 Taché Ave, 237‑4500.