The Fort Heritage Precinct

We are thrilled to announce that each class attending one of our History Centre programs during the 2019/2020 school year will receive a discount of $105.93! Thank you to our sponsors at the Edmonton & District Historical Society, the Phyllis Arnold Learning Fund, and at Nutrien! For more details, please contact the Programs Coordinator at museumprograms@fortsask.ca.

Experience History at the Fort Heritage Precinct

Explore over 140 years of Fort Saskatchewan History through tours, programming, and research opportunities.

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Take a Tour Through Time

Take a Tour Through Time

Your journey through Fort Saskatchewan’s history begins at the 1937 Warden’s Residence. From there, our guides will usher you into the 1875 North West Mounted Police Fort, and then on to explore the early 1900s as you walk through the numerous authentic buildings of the Historical Village. They will show you fantastic artifacts and tell you stories of life in early Fort Saskatchewan.

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Field Trips to the Fort Heritage Precinct

The Fort Heritage Precinct offers a variety of educational programs designed to support historical thinking, delivery, and synthesis of knowledge as outlined in the Alberta Social Studies Curriculum. Through programs offered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic instructors, we offer students and teachers an interactive opportunity to engage with the rich history of our province and country.

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Upcoming Public Programs

Smudging Workshop – October 3

Learn the purpose and significance of smudging in this 2-hour educational workshop! Wendy Poseluzny, a Metis woman born in Winnipeg and owner of local business Native Wild, will explain the philosophy of smudging and guide participants through a smudging ceremony. Smudging will take place outside so...

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Cheese Making – October 7

Learn the traditional techniques of culturing fresh milk and then using rennet, cultures, time and temperature to create a wide range of cheeses. We will make Goat Chevre and Stretch Cow mozzarella during this class. Register Here!...

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"I commend each of the instructors for their in depth knowledge and enthusiasm while they delivered the program to the students. Students were engaged thoroughly."