2017 Tour Dates:
Tours will start April 12 and end October 25 and will run on Wednesday evenings
Due to popular demand, July 27 has been added to the tour dates and is available to book online or by phone.
$36.00/person + taxes and fees ($41.81 per person) – for the tour only
The price is per person including students, youth, and seniors
Included: Exclusive guided one and half hour tour of the Manitoba Legislative Building by Dr. Frank Albo
Space is limited for these exclusive tours; spots must be booked in advance, and are non-refundable and cannot be changed once booked. Please dress appropriately for the weather as the first 15 minutes of the tour is outside. Cameras are also allowed on the tours as well as a beverage and small snacks.
Please note if you have signed up to take the Hermetic Code Tour, you must have valid photo ID on you as you MAY need to present it at the Security Desk when you check in for the tour.
Also, ALL BAGS/BACKPACKS INCLUDING PURSES will be checked by security. Backpacks and large bags will be locked up for the duration of the tour.
The tour is wheelchair accessible however, the tour ends at the Pool of the Black Star which has two stairs down to it but can still be viewed and enjoyed from the top of the steps.
Since 2009, more than 25,000 people have taken the Hermetic Code Tour.
“Frank Albo – a highly charismatic polymath – leads one of the very best tours of any public building anywhere in the world” writes a smitten Max Anderson, Editor of Australia’s Adelaide Hills Magazine and Travel Writer for the Sydney Morning Herald
As a result of the Hermetic Code Tour, Dr. Albo has written a new book on architecture in Astana Kazakhstan. Click this link to learn all about it and order your copy today.
Spots are non-refundable once booked.
Please note the online booking system shuts down at 3pm CT the day of the tours. Between 3pm-5pm the day of the tour, please call us at 204-989-9630 and we can process your booking over the phone with a Visa or MC.
Want to take the tour but can’t decide on a date yet? Looking to give someone a unique gift? Gift certificates are also available by calling us at 204-989-9630.
Have you ever wondered why the Manitoba Legislative Building has sphinxes on the roof? Do you know the true identity of the Golden Boy? Join Dr. Frank Albo, academic inspiration behind The Hermetic Code, for an unforgettable tour of magic, mystery and architectural wonder. Meet inside the Manitoba Legislative Building and begin to unlock mysteries of Canada’s most unique architectural landmark.
Dr. Albo will take you along step-by-step to reveal a trail of occult clues concealed in the building’s architecture including: hidden hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes, and Freemasonic symbols so intelligently masked they have escaped historians and visitors for nearly a hundred years!
The Hermetic Code Tour is part of the Signature Experience Collection with Destination Canada and is one of only a handful of tours internationally promoted by Destination Canada.
Time: 6pm until 7:45pm
Please arrive at around 15-20 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Meet at the main entrance of the Legislative Building (450 Broadway), around the security desk
Location:Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway Avenue, main entrance, around the security desk.
Private Group Tour Bookings
Would you like to book a private Hermetic Code Tour for your group? We can help. As long as the building is available as well as Dr. Frank Albo, we can book your group your own tour. We have done family gatherings, corporate and convention groups, work events, teams, etc. Would you like a reception after the tour? We can put you in touch with a caterer and you can have a gathering after your tour.
General information for booking a private group are:
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Dr. Albo is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for the Autumn 2016 convocation ceremonies. Read about it by clicking here.