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Fort Whoop Up

Address: 200 Indian Battle Park Rd, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Lethbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Drumheller, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Loved the fort and the history of the area. Museum had lots of interesting things to view. I enjoyed the displays in the rooms outside and the Indian art gallery inside. There is a nice gift shop. We went into a section that had many guns displayed and doubled as a research or board room. While I am not that... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is one of the best places to see in leth bridge. The collection of awesome historical items is terrific. Most relate to this area for history buffs. Here is a place you could spend half a day easily. Parking is great. Admission is reasonable.

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Lethbridge, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We took our Edmonton and Raymond Grandkids down to Fort Whoop Up and they had such a great time checking out all the really cool rooms and loved the all the animals. We were even lucky enough to be there when they were firing the canon! Finished the day off with a Stagecoach ride, both the drivers were very informative... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A fantastic guided tour, and if you visit in the warmer months they set off a cannon at the end. Super fun! The staff are great. Very friendly and know their facts. They will give you a 50% off voucher for the Nikka Yuko Gardens and Galt museum.

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Regina, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It doesn't take very long to tour throught, but we were able to take in the firing of the cannon and a ride in the carriage. It was fun, interesting and our kids enjoyed it. Good value for our admission.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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100 reviews 100 reviews
21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I enjoyed visiting the fort and learning about the history of the area. Be sure to see the movie first as it will help explain the fort and its place in Canadian and American history

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

really enjoyed our visit to this fort. was well worth the stop. it was been restored to such a high standard. we especially enjoyed the firing of the cannons and staff were very friendly

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Red Deer, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I loved my experience at Fort Whoop-Up. All of the room in the indoor and the outdoor buildings are absolutely amazing. Lots of history on the Blackfoot, the area, and of the site. The interpreters were absolutely amazing and had a wealth of information. They were very knowledgeable. The gift shop is very large and offers many options from books... More 

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Timmins, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Was wonderful to see all the history that they have managed to keep all these years. The firing of the cannon was my favorite

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Interesting for parents, fun for the kids. Lots of tame animals to pet. However, if you have horse fanatic in the group be sure to book your horse ride when you pay.

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