La Maison Gabrielle-Roy - Historic Places Days

La Maison Gabrielle-Roy

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
375 Deschambault Street , Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Hours
10.00 / 17.00
Phone
2042313853

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History of the Roy family and history of the family home at 375 Deschambault Street

In 1997, the Maison Gabrielle-Roy Corporation, whose purpose was to transform the house into a museum, purchased the house for $155,000 and has since spent close to $650,000 in restoration. The museum opened its doors to the public in June 2003 and has since greeted visitors from all over the world.

Gabrielle Roy’s childhood home is an important symbol which often finds its way in the great Franco-Canadian author’s works. Her books and its descriptions have allowed us to remain loyal to the house, and its era, during the restoration process; this house is the setting for Street of Riches. Gabrielle was born here and she lived here for close to 28 years; she spent her entire childhood here as well as the first years of her adult life.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

375 Deschambault Street , Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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