Winnipeg Landmarks and Monuments
(Winnipeg, Manitoba - MB, Canada)
Apart from the many modern and stylish high-rise landmarks and skyscrapers in downtown Winnipeg, such as the CanWest Global Place, the Richardson Building and the Commodity Exchange Tower, Winnipeg is home to many imposing historic landmarks and significant monuments.
One of the most notable landmarks in Winnipeg is without doubt the Manitoba Legislative Building, which features an eye-catching domed tower measuring around 77 meters / 253 feet. Other historical landmarks in Winnipeg not to be missed include the McKim Courtyard and Dalnavert House.
Manitoba Legislative Building
Address: 450 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba (MB), R3C 0V8, Canada
Tel: +1 204 945 3636
Featuring imposing architecture, the Manitoba Legislative Building is one of the city's most famous landmarks, standing in downtown Winnipeg. Guided tours of the building are readily available and provide an insight into the history of this seat of national politics, with highlights including an enormous staircase, stone statues, a large dome and surrounding landscaped gardens. The Manitoba Legislative Building was built between 1913 and 1920.
Open hours: daily - 08:00 to 20:00
Address: 454 River Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba (MB), R3L 0C7, Canada
Tel: +1 204 474 2400
Dating back to 1911, Winnipeg's McKim Courtyard is a particularly attractive building, in the city's Osborne Village area. An important heritage site, the courtyard features a large tree, red brick architecture, a top restaurant and a number of charming specialty shops.
Open hours: daily - 08:00 to 23:00
Dalnavert / Sir Hugh John Macdonald House
Address: 61 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba (MB), R3C 1N7, Canada
Tel: +1 204 943 2835
Sir Hugh John Macdonald House, often known simply as 'Dalnavert', is owned and managed by the Manitoba Historical Society, who have restored this important landmark building to its former glory. Situated in downtown Winnipeg, to the south of Broadway, Dalnavert House was built in the 1890s and is known for its Queen Anne architecture. Attractions include regular guided tours, a gift shop, a museum area and friendly staff, which are often dressed in period costumes.
Open hours: May, Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 to 17:00; June to August, Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 to 18:00; September to December, Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 to 17:00; January and February, Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 to 17:00
Admission: charge, discounts for seniors and children