The Fort Heritage Precinct

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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

Downtown Public Art Walking Tour – July 6

Have you ever noticed a statue or mural in downtown Fort Saskatchewan and wondered about what it represented or how it was created? Join us on this free walking tour of our historic downtown and learn about the City’s public art, as well as some history of early Fort Saskatchewan! Register here!...

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Cemetery Tour Part 2 – July 9

Do you want to know who is buried in Fort Saskatchewan’s local cemetery? Are you interested in the significance behind the varied and aging gravestones? In Part 1 of the Cemetery Tour, we explored some of the oldest gravestones in the cemetery. Join us on part two to learn more about the continuin...

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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."