Things to do
Hear tales of Louis Riel’s life and his struggle to defend Métis rights in a rapidly changing world. Discover a house in mourning and a way of life both traditional and evolving. Explore deeper with a self-guided tour and by reading the interpretive panels. Learn how Manitoba came to be a province and have fun playing a variety of traditional family games.
Explore a traditional Métis way of life in the mid-1880s, six months after the execution of Métis political hero, Louis Riel
Discover a restored family home and learn of the struggle to preserve a way of life. Play traditional Métis games and learn about Louis Riel and the Red River settlers.
The Xplorers program (designed for children 6 to 11 years old) is packed full of exciting activities, fun facts and interesting ways to discover Riel House National Historic Site.