For History Buffs and Literary Lovers, The Margaret Laurence Home is a MUST SEE! One of Manitoba’s Star Attractions and now a Provincial Heritage Site and Level 2 Museum, the turn of the century house is the childhood home and living memorial to the world renowned author Margaret Laurence. The Home is now a cultural centre where such events as writers’ workshops, book launches and Elder Hostel education programs take place.
Gifts from Margaret’s children include her typewriter, doctoral robes, award certificates and much more. Many books, papers, magazines, letters, video and audio tapes are available for research or to peruse. Gift Shop on site.
Open mid-May to September 30, daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
By appointment rest of year
Tours welcome. Admission charged.
Tel. 204-476-3612, 204-476-5622;
Location: 312 First Avenue North