Plan your visit

Riel House National Historic Site

Riel House will open for pre-booked school tours on May 23. Riel House will open for public programming on July 1.

Conveniently located, Riel House is just a 20-minute drive from downtown Winnipeg. Visitors can also access the site via public transit. Plan to spend an hour or two exploring the house, grounds and outdoor interpretive panels.

Services and information

How to get here

Find out how to get to Riel House, just a short drive from downtown Winnipeg!

Hours of operation

Summer programming hours of operation.

Facilities and services

Services available at Riel House, including information, mobility impairment access, parking, washrooms.


Daily visitor fees, site and facility use, reservation services, and more. Free admission for youth.

How to get here

Directions and distances to Riel House National Historic Site by car, bus, bike and train.


330 River Road (Saint Vital)
Winnipeg, MB  R2M 3Z8


By vehicle

Riel House is located on the east side of the Red River, south of Bishop Grandin Boulevard in St. Vital, Winnipeg. Turn south from Bishop Grandin Boulevard on River Road for access from the north.

By bus

The City of Winnipeg offers bus service directly from downtown. For current route and fare information, please contact Winnipeg Transit

By bike

Why not bicycle to Riel House National Historic Site? We suggest riding along the east side of the Red River, through nearby St. Vital Park, a beautiful place for an afternoon ride. Continue south along River Road until you reach Riel House National Historic Site.

By rail

VIA Rail has regular train service to Winnipeg's 100-year-old Union Station. Learn more about Via Rail service.

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