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Address: 200 Indian Battle Park Rd, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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A Must See

It is a wonderfully kept museum. It was great to see a stuffed life sized Buffalo - you never get the full size of them otherwise. The buildings were great to walk through. And... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It is a wonderfully kept museum. It was great to see a stuffed life sized Buffalo - you never get the full size of them otherwise. The buildings were great to walk through. And we did the stage coach ride. They have ponies & goats that just wander around - th goats will steal your children's ice cream -consider yourself... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Few places like this still around... and they sell ice cream! Love to see how life was like back in the day. Then even fired off the canon for us...

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

History of the whiskey traders , They also had samples of fry bread that was being cooked as a demonsration by Native Women. The tour and the guides where very informative.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It's a short visit in the heart of Lethbridge. I enjoyed my quick visit in the summer. There are animals and lots of little exhibits to visit. It's a great place to take a family or even a first date.

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a GR8! line for an old whiskey trading fort! 'cause ya just never knew for sure back then! But TODAY, is always a GR8! day to visit the Fort in Lethbridge. A lot of us locals overlook the tremendous wealth of artifacts and history housed down in our river bottom. I mean, after-all, you do not get a Canadian... More 

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Vulcan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The original fort has been recreated in the Oldman River valley running through Lethbridge. The displays were fascinating and staff very helpful. There was a film at the beginning of the exhibits that discussed the complete history of the fort and the impact on both the aboriginal peoples and the newcomers to the area. Definitely a must see if in... More 

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Drumheller, Canada
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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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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
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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
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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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