Fort Heritage Precinct

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

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

Paranormal Tour through the Historical Village

October 30, 2017

Heritage Programming for all ages! Learn paranormal investigation protocol and techniques while conducting a live paranormal investigation the night before Halloween! We encourage you to wear your Halloween costume to this program if you would like to. Visions Intuitive Paranormal Services, based o...

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Ancestral Medicine Cabinet

November 9, 2017

Heritage Programming for all ages! Want to learn how our ancestors prepared home remedies? Curious about reconnecting with how our Babas, Omas, and Great Grannies cultivated and used plant medicine? What would our predecessors have done in the event of a teething baby, broken bone, or infection in...

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"The session with the explorers was incredibly engaging. The fur trade session was excellent and I enjoyed the tipi making. All was very appropriate and fun for the students."