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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Address: RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7P 0B7, Canada
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Ranked #9 of 18 Attractions in Saskatoon
Type: Historic Sites, Reservations, Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: Visitors can learn about the culture of the Northern Plains Indians at this historic site, with...
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Type: Historic Sites, Reservations, Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: Visitors can learn about the culture of the Northern Plains Indians at this historic site, with reenactments of native dances, pow wows and games.

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Saskatoon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Visit www.wanuskewin.com for all info This is an awesome place to meet, share Northern Plains Indian Culture Oner 360 acres of scenic trails, archeological digs at this interpretive site. Experience Northern Plains culture through hands on demonstrations and outdoor activities. It's a shoty 5 minute drive North of city on Warman Road. You will not be disappointed with your experience... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food was of the gourmet type; not what you'd expect at a place like this! Was a little loud as there was a school tour through.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Wonderful place for an Educational Conference. Beautiful view, lovely people, and excellent cuisine.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you go when there is Dancing you will be doubly blessed. This is a wonderful spot, a lot of history, ....much to see...you can go for a super walk, or just stay in the main building, & have lunch, buy a gift, watch a short movie, & talk to the employees who are very knowledgeable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

a good place to hear the silence! ! stare at the river, especially in the late afternoon almost sunset is really amazing! That makes it worth the ride, the photos are beautiful !!

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Charlottetown, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

$8 per adult to look a a couple stuffed bison and to view a boring video. Youre better off staying outside the museum and hiking the trails surrounding the museum. Save your money...stay away from inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

There are not tons of displays here but the ones there are tend to be very good. There are lots of trails here. The one we took had very good views of the South Saskatchewan River. We also saw one of the buffalo jumps. In order to get the most out of this facility I think it is necessary to... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Very disappointed that all Indoor displays Have been replaced with meeting rooms. Only thing to see is walking the outdoor trails, which makes place a total waste in bad weather and all winter. Too much for walking trails.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited this heritage site expecting more, to be honest. It consists of a roomy, modern building which encompasses archilogical dig consisting currently on 19 sites. There is an interesting video to be seen on arrival and we were treated to a dance-display by a local native gentleman and it was fascinating to hear his stories. There are displays on... More 

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Thunder Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Our experience consisted solely of the self interpretative walk. It was gorgeous scenery and amazing to think of the people who lived on the land and hunted the bison. Didn't get a chance to go through the gallery as they were closing but was well worth the visit just for the hike.

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