Riel House National Historic Site
Riel House is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in 2023!
Explore Louis Riel's struggle to protect the social, cultural and political status of his fellow Métis after the Hudson’s Bay Company sold Rupert’s Land to the Dominion of Canada. Learn about the daily life of the Métis and how this turbulent time in history created Manitoba.
Featured things to do
Tours and programs
Discover a restored family home and learn of the struggle to preserve a way of life.
The Xplorers program is packed full of exciting activities, fun facts and interesting ways to discover Riel House.
Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs at Riel House.
Services and information
Activities and experiences
Things to do, events, tours, Xplorers, red chairs.
Culture and history
Métis connections, history, artifacts, cultural landscape.
Stewardship and management
Partners, film permits, photography permits, contact and management statement.
Daily visitor fees, site and facility use, reservation services. Free admission for youth.
Plan your visit
How to get here, facilities and services, hours of operation, fees, Indigenous Peoples Open Doors Program.
Tours and programs
Guided tours and learning experiences.
Planning to visit during COVID-19?
Contact Riel House National Historic Site
Phone number: 1-888-773-8888 (toll free)
Phone number: 204-983-6757
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For emergencies within the national historic site:
Phone number: 911
To book school tours, group tours & other activities, contact:
Louis Riel Institute
Phone number: 204-984-9480
Email address: email@example.com
Hours of operation
The national historic site is closed for the season.
Access to the historic site: June to August
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