The Fort Heritage Precinct

We have some exciting public programs coming up this fall, including sourdough bread making, veggie fermentation, and Medicine Bag workshops. Click here to register!

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

Baby Moccasin Making – January 16

Learn the process of making moccasins in this three hours workshop, and make a small pair for your little one! Wendy Poseluzny, owner of Native Wild, will instruct this class, providing information on the cultural significance of different elements and materials throughout. Register Here!...

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Willow Garden Trellis Making – January 20

Using locally collected willow rods, students will learn two weaving patterns and create a garden trellis suitable for climbing vines, either potted or in the garden. You will learn how to grow the willows, harvest ethically, prepare, store, and weave them into functional art! Register here!...

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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."