Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg

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Take a tour of Manitoba Legislative Building by yourself or with a guide, and learn about the history of the building and the province. Admire the imposing 75 m (253 ft) tall neoclassical structure, built in 1920 and designed by Frank Worthington Simon. Perched on the dome you'll notice the Hermes-like statue, known locally as the "Golden Boy." Step inside to see the grand staircase guarded by bison sculptures, a symbol of Manitoba province, and visit the legislative chamber where the 57 members of the assembly meet. Before you head to Winnipeg, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Winnipeg trip itinerary planner , to make sure you see all that Winnipeg has to offer, including Manitoba Legislative Building.
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  • 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 tak...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 mis...  more »
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  • Take the tour! There are so many interesting facts about the architectural design of the building and how some old superstitions were incorporated. It's a beautiful building, easy to access. Parking is near by and the grounds are lovely to wander on afterwards, there are memorials to discover, fountains to see and other historical buildings are near by. A must see in Winnipeg!
  • Incredible grounds and building, it'll ignite cultic mysticism in anyone who catches a tour and makes a beautiful centerpiece for a Canadian city with a long history. Start a date at the forks and make your way to the gardens and walk around trying to spot all the Egyptian symbols and try to find what some people think is the "Ark of the Covenant"
  • Historic building with great stonework. Very well maintained on the outside and gleaming shine on the inside. Giant bronze bison statues. Take a look up and down then you'll see the legislatives mystery. Tours available. Beautiful fountain on the south lawn. Ample parking and close to other downtown historical buildings.
  • Racist. Avoid room 225. Other than that security is good and the tour was excellent.
  • great walking tour and very interesting architecture.

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