The Fort Heritage Precinct

Registration for the 2019/2020 school programs is now open here! Please email museumprograms@fortsask.ca with questions or concerns.

 

Due to maintenance work, some parts of the Historical Village are not currently accessible. Click here for more details.

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

Murder Mystery: Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello – June 15

SOLD OUT! The Rise, The Fall… THE MYSTERY June 15 brings a night of intrigue. Travel to the 1920s and enjoy a catered Italian dinner, a few drinks, and help solve a 100 year-old mystery. The Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello is an event rooted in the tragic story of Emilio Picariello and Florenc...

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Cemetery Tour Part 1 – June 18

Do you want to know who is buried in the oldest section of Fort Saskatchewan’s local cemetery? Are you interested in the significance behind the varied and aging gravestones? Join us in the warm light of a spring evening to hear the tales of some of the people who were significant in the developme...

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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."