The Fort Heritage Precinct

Registration for our Winter Public Programs is open!

To register for the Lamoureux Walking Tour, please click here. To register for our Sourdough Bread Making class, please click here.

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

Sourdough Bread Making

Sourdough bread is delicious and healthy! Bring a to take some starter home, learn to feed it, grow it, and make it into loaves of many shapes and types. Register online or by calling 780-992-6400 by February 4th. Please bring a jar!...

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Lamoureux River Valley Walking Tour

Take a fun, historical walk on the River Valley Alliance Trail in the hamlet of Lamoureux. Learn the history of this small hamlet while enjoying the beauty of our river valley on an easy, 5 km round-trip walk. Suitable for all ages. Please register online by December 9th. Instructor: Marg Elliott....

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"The facilities we experienced were authentic and helped us gain a genuine understanding of what it was like at the Precinct over 100 years ago."