Go back in history to the times of the inexplicable heroes when you visit the Reil House National Historic Site. This place was built as the home to Riel’s mother but eventually came to commemorate the life of the Métis politician and activist Louis Riel. This place entered the list for the federal list of heritage sites. Beautiful inside and out, the converted museum is among the extremely famous spots for tourists.
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How to Reach Riel House National Historic Site
- Take the bus 16 or 54 to southbound river at river point
- Take the bus 16 or 54 to northbound river at Harry Collins
- Take the bus 16 or 54 to southbound river at Harry Collins
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0.56% of people who visit Winnipeg include Riel House National Historic Site in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
95% of people start their Riel House National Historic Site visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Riel House National Historic Site
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Riel House National Historic Site
People normally also visit Fort Whyte while planning their trip to Riel House National Historic Site.
Riel House National Historic Site Reviews & Ratings
Riel House National Historic Site is a little museum that only takes about fifteen minutes to visit. Riel didn't actually live here but his family did. Staff is very helpful and knows numerous historic details. Visiting this site is certainly worth a little detour.
Very beautiful impressive historic site. I was happy to enjoy the tasty bannock. The house was so neat and lots of historic things to see. Thank you.
Came here with my family and kids all the way from British Columbia and was very unimpressed with the tour, we could not comprehend the guide interpreter she could not speak properly, I had to ask her to repeat to many times, we ate lunch on the grounds and heard the same interpreter swearing. I did not appreciate my kids over hearing this. I don’t know who hired these ladies but if you want to go for a tour and be guided by people who can’t speak properly who swear and rude by all means go. I know I will not be back, very disappointed.
Easy to access. Ample parking. Nice gardens.
Good to see the house owned by Louis Riel still kept in good condition.