Province/Territory: Manitoba

Mysteries and secrets on a grand scale

  • 1920 Manitoba Legislative Building completed
  • 02 life-size North American bison made of solid bronze
  • 1.5 hour tour revealing mysteries and secrets of the building

Step inside the Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg’s architectural highlight, with the dazzling Golden Boy sculpture atop its dome. Join the exclusive Hermetic Code Tour led by author and historian Frank Albo to uncover mystical secrets of the building’s architecture so well hidden they have eluded experts for almost a century. Unearth hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes and secret teachings inscribed in a Masonic language. Discover why Egyptian sphinxes, a Medusa head, life-sized bison and cattle skulls adorn the building. Receive exclusive access to a sacred room where the Queen of England holds ceremony. Immerse yourself in evil-repelling icons and mysterious symbols like an 8-pointed star commonly found in ancient temples. Look at the clues and decide for yourself whether the Legislature is a recreation of legendary Solomon’s Temple.

Why you should visit
  • Learn why the Manitoba Legislative Building has sphinxes on the roof.
  • Uncover hidden meanings behind the building's mystical design.
  • Two life size North American bison made of solid bronze.
  • Become privy to a trail of occult clues concealed in the building's architecture.
  • See hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes, and Freemasonic symbols so cleverly hidden they have escaped historians for nearly a century.
  • Peek into the room where the Queen holds ceremony during her visits.
  • Decide for yourself if the Manitoba Legislative Building is really a conduit of magical power.


Visitor information
When to go
  • Tours are offered late May through September.
  • The Hermetic Code tour is offered one evening per week, but the Manitoba Legislative Building is open every day of the year for self-guided tours.
Need to know
  • Tours of the Manitoba Legislative Buildings are 1.5 hours in length and guided by researcher and academic Frank Albo, author of the book The Hermetic Code.
  • Space is limited on these exclusive tours and reservations must be booked in advance.
  • Part of the tour is outdoors, so dress for the weather.
  • Cameras are allowed on the tours.
Getting Here