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Little Church

Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #10 of 16 Attractions in Drumheller
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Saskatchewan, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Our tour guide informed us that this little church was built by local prisoners. Reminded my of a single model out of a miniature village back in England. You can go inside as the five year old thought it would make a great play house. I certainly wouldn't recommend seeking this out but if you are passing by you may... More 

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Debbie S, Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on our pretty Little Church. This church was built in the late 1960 and we believe that it has seen over 10,000 visitors through its doors, but only six at a time. The children really seem to enjoy the size of the church as they can walk inside and take a few moments to rest... More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's sad to see that this little church was a little bit neglected. It has a certain smell... I know it's old and has a great history and story to tell but a little care would be much better....

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Debbie S, Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about our Little Church. Yes, this church is old, it was built in the late 1960, to allow for members of the community to have a quiet day in the badlands. We do believe that this church has held over 10,000 but only 6 at a time. We are in the process of refurbishing this... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Worth a look if you're driving past but not worth driving out of your way to visit as you would only spend a few minutes there.

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Debbie S, Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your comnments on our pretty Little Church. This Church was built in the late 1960 and we believe it has held over 10,000 people, but only six at a time and we are in the process of refurbishing over the next few months. The children really seem to like the size of this church as they are... More 

Calgary, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Neat little place a couple minutes down the road from Tyrrell Museum, however needs a paint job badly. I was disappointed to see tags behind the alter for scavanger hunts, etc... clean up after yourselves and show some respect :-)

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Debbie S, Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and concerns with regards to the litter at our Little Church. We believe this little structure has held over 10,000 people but only six at a time and we are in the process of refurbished over the next few months. We trust that you enjoyed your visit to our valley and hope to see you... More 

Sherwood Park
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8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Located on the road to the Royal Tyrrell Museum, you cannot miss this cute little church. With 6 tiny pews to sit, the kids loved exploring for a few minutes. When we were there on Aug 28, stepping out of the van you could hear the gophers "singing". Very fitting.

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Debbie S, Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and visiting our Little Church. This Little Church was built in the late 1960 and has serviced the community as a tourist stop for a number of years. We trust that you enjoyed your visit to the Royal Tyrrell Musuem and hope to see your again soon. More 

Saskatoon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I realize that the Little Church is not a designated tourist site...rather it is meant for mediation/contemplation. However, it is very cute and worth maintaining to a higher degree. A sign with more information about the origins or the history of the area would be worthwhile.

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Debbie S, Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Our Little Church, which we believe has held over 10,000 people, but only six at a time is in the process of being refurbished over the next few months. We trust you enjoyed your visit to the Valley and hope to see you again soon. More 

Moose Jaw, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We were impressed with little church, but wondered the history behind it! We wondered who built it and why it was built. We wondered about some stones that were placed on the cross, along with some very long strands of human black hair. Is this part of the exhibit?

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Debbie S, General Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on our Little Church. We are happy to hear you had such an enjoyable visit. This church was first erected by local contractor Trygve Seland, in co-operation with the Ministerial Association in 1968 and was reconstructed by inmates of the Drumheller Institution in 1991. It was designed as a place of worship... More 

Edmonton
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If in Drumheller, and especially at neighbouring RTM, you must stop at this little church. It's cute, and seats six. It's free as well.

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Debbie S, General Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Drumheller's Little Church. We like to say it seats 10,000 people....6 at a time. We hope your visit to Drumheller was a pleasant one. Thank you again! More 

Spruce Grove, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Worth taking a few minutes after RTM to stop at Little Church. Great rich history in Drumheller and this adds to tapestry.

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Debbie S, General Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you had a good visit to Drumheller's Little Church. Thank you for taking to time to comment and hope you also had an enjoyable time in Drumheller. More 

Spruce Grove, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It costs nothing to go see this little church we were on a badlands tour with Don & Val on most of the places we drove by or visited. They actually still use this little church. It is very tiny I think 6 people may fit in it but a great little piece of history. Hearing the history of this... More 

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Debbie S, General Manager at Little Church, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of Drumheller's Little Church. We are so happy to also hear you enjoyed your visit to Drumheller. Thank you kindly! More 

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