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Symbols, Secrets & Sacrifices Under the Golden Boy

2 hrs long

Venture into the Manitoba Legislature to discover how this building has a secret identity, created for a higher purpose and that may hide the Ark of the Covenant.  Uncover the Golden Boy’s true identity and discover the secret images in the Great War Mural.  And then the most exciting part, experience a unique & strange auditory phenomenon in the Pool of the Black Star.

$15.00 Adult, $12 Seniors/Student, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs. Pay cash on site. Meet on the front steps of the Ledge.

Naughty Bawdy Tour

1.5 hrs long

Pull up your bootstraps and watch for coppers as you travel through dark alleys, nooks & crannies of the historic Exchange District.  Follow a rapscallion of the 1910s who will expose Winnipeg’s underworld of opium, brothels, gambling dens, drinking halls and trouble makers.  By the time your done, you will become the next member of the Political Equality League of Manitoba!
Not recommended for families nor under 18.

Meet at 100 Arthur St. (Art Space Bldg) outside.

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$12 Adults, $10 Senior. Pay cash on site. Meet in front of 100 Arthur Street, the Art Space Bldg.

Murder, Mystery & Mayhem Tour

1.5 hours long

Follow this victim of the gallows, if you dare, and you will hear stories of true crime and punishment Winnipeg style, ghost stories and other nasty tales.  Definitely one of our most popular historical walking tours, guests have screamed, jumped in the air and laughed at his antics.  Be prepared to be insulted, objects thrown at you, and intimidated!
(No refunds for hurt feelings!!)

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$12 Adults, $10 Seniors/Student, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs. Pay cash on site. Meet inside Via Rail Station at front of bldg

Broadway Ghost Walk

2.5 hrs long
A combination of the 2 bus tours but on foot along Broadway. Communicate at 2 locations finishing at the Fort Garry Hotel.  Hear stories about haunted locations along Broadway & memorial Blvd, causes for paranormal expereinces and more.  Tour begins at the Manitoba Legislature and ends at the Fort Garry Hotel.
 
Meet outside the Mb Legislature.
Dates: June-Sept 30th
Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm
 

$20 Adult, $10 Youth. Pay cash on site at end of tour. Meet on front steps of Mb Ledge

Boom & Bust of Winnipeg

2 hrs long

The Boom & Bust of Winnipeg walking tour explores the rise and fall of Canada’s wealthiest city at the turn of the century.  Walk through downtown and hear about how this prairie city became the Chicago of the North, the Heart of the Continent and how we lost it all.

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$15.00 Adult, $12 Seniors/Student, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs.Pay cash on site. Meet inside Via Rail Station at front of bldg

Wicked Winnipeg

1.50 hrs long

Explores Winnipeg’s connection to several notorious and violent criminals who passed through this city and how they met their fate at the end of the rope.  This tour takes crime interested people on a walk from Union Station to the Vaughan St Jail where they will hear and see locations that are tied to criminals and their crimes between 1870-1946.  Even with the original buildings lost to redevelopment, the stories still come to life as you hear the tragic details of what took place here.

Tour ends at Vaughan St jail, not entered.

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$12.00 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students, $8 Youth 17-15 years. Meet inside Via Rail Station at front of bldg

Wild Women Of Manitoba

1.5 hrs long

The history of women has always been over looked in education, television, media and so on.  It’s high time a walking tour dedicated to the courage, plights, challenges and recognition of women in Canadian history was acknowledge.  So join us for a unique tour unlike anything in this country.  Get the goods on wild women who challenged the status quo and made history, changing the future for those who followed.

Book today some quality time with the girls!

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$12 Adult, $10 Senior/Student, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs. Pay cash on site. Meet inside Via Rail Station at front of bldg

Pestilence, Shamans & Doctors Tour

1.5 hrs long

Step back into 19th century medical practices with this walking tour which is enjoyed by all who make an appointment with this once famous doctor.  Stroll along the Assiniboine River and learn about early medicine, plagues and diseases of early Canada, First Nations medicines and stories about doctors who faced unique challenges. 

Don't delay, book your appointment with the doctor before it's too late!!

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$12 Adult, $10 Seniors/Students, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs. Pay cash on site. Meet inside Via Rail Station at front of bldg

History Amongst the Stones: Brookside Cemetery

1.5 hrs long

Brookside is the largest municipal cemetery in Winnipeg with over 100,000 people buried there.  A beautiful and scenic tour, join us as we visit the “famous, infamous and notorious” that are laid to rest here.  This cemetery also holds the second largest Field of Honour in Canada!  The Cross of Sacrifice, Stone of Remembrance and other military iconography are placed to add significance and meaning.

Make today the day you reserve your plot... I mean spot, for the tour!!

Free parking  on the roads in cemetery: don't park on the grass.

$12 Adult, $10 Senior/Student, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs. Pay cash on site. Meet at the Admin bldg 3001 Notre Dame

Vaughan Street Jail Walk- About Tour

1.5 hrs long: Building NOT entered

Walk around this 134 year old foreboding former gaol (jail) with a turnkey from yesteryear and he'll surely shock and surprise you into improved attendance at work or school. O.k, maybe that's a slight exaggeration, but the improvement will definitely be noticed during the tour as you listen to tales of famous Canadians from both sides of the bars, inmate treatment, 19th century law, hold a ball and chain, wear an inmates uniform, and see photo images of criminals.

Free parking on public streets after 5:30pm

$12 Adults, $10 Seniors/students, $8 Youth 17-6 yrs. Pay cash on site. Meet on corner of Memorial Blvd and York

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