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One of Winnipeg's hidden gems

Writer Gabrielle Roy is celebrated in Québec, and is credited as a major literary impetus behind... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
Excellent guided tour

Bilingual tour guides who are very excited and interested in the site and history. Lovely gift... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Moose Jaw, Canada
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9 Jul 2018
“One of Winnipeg's hidden gems”
1 Aug 2016
“Excellent guided tour”
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375 Deschambault St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0J9, Canada
+1 204-231-3853
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Writer Gabrielle Roy is celebrated in Québec, and is credited as a major literary impetus behind the Quiet Revolution of the 1950s. Unfortunately, in Winnipeg and even in Saint-Boniface, she is much less well known. This house, where she grew up before leaving Manitoba to...More

Thank indirar474
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Bilingual tour guides who are very excited and interested in the site and history. Lovely gift shop with new and used books

Thank DorfMooseJaw
Reviewed 26 July 2016

With the limited resources available, I was deeply moved by the care and attention given to this amazing writer from this part of the world. The staff were knowledgeable and allowed us to roam as the displays speak for themselves.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a beautiful little house, well staged to represent the era when it was lived in from the furniture to the little touches like ladies clothing arranged around the various rooms.

Thank maureen B
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This museum is actually a very large home at 375 Deschambault in St. Boniface. It reminds me of Manitoba's own Anne of Green Gables because it mirrors Gabrielle's experiences as their family made it's way through the poor times and not so poor times in...More

Thank Norman R
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Had always wanted to see the home I had read about in Street of Riches and even after it had become a museum and open to the public it took several years. Gabrielle Roy has been one of my favourite authors for years since I...More

Thank arborgmadman
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Gabrielle-Roy house is the home of the author Gabrielle Roy and is a very nice house and very interesting.

Thank Julien G
Reviewed 17 September 2014

It is a really nice museum in the house of Gabrielle-Roy in the heart of old St. Boniface. It sure gives you a glimpse of the past.

1  Thank GaleAS
Reviewed 24 August 2014

As far as I know this is one of just two Manitoba author's houses that are now museums (The other is the Margaret Laurence House in Neepawa). It's interesting that Gabrielle Roy may be more well known in Quebec than she is in her home...More

1  Thank northropfrye
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Moving historical house of the famous franco-canadian writer Gabrielle Roy. Come to meet the life of this author, the struggling of the French speaking manitobains of the last Century. Visit the attic and its window from where Gabrielle use to look from, dreaming to because...More

2  Thank Amandine1975W
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