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Ranked #1 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

Introduction Heritage Park Historical Village is designed to give visitors a taste of the past. Covering 127 acres of land next to Calgary's beautiful Glenmore Reservoir,  it is a... more »

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Ranked #2 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm... more » Owner description: The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War ship's wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench, and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force, and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military. Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Youth 7-17 $4, Family $20, Children 6 and under are free. Free admission for veterans and Canadian Forces personnel. Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Weekends & Statutory Holidays 9:30 AM to 4 PM. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's day. TMM is a Canadian Forces tri-service history, heritage, art, research, and educational institution. It is composed of the following organizations: * Naval Museum of Alberta * Army Museum of Alberta * Air Force Museum of Alberta * Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Museum * Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Museum and Archives * The King's Own Calgary Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) Museum * The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Museum and Archives * The University of Calgary Military Museums Library and Archives. The Museum of the Regiments was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 30 June 1990. The Queen Elizabeth II Atrium was dedicated to Her Majesty during the visit of Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh on 25 May 2005. The Military Museums was renamed “The Military Museums” (TMM) by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex during the visit of Her Royal Highness on 3 June 2006.TMM’s $18.5 million capital expansion and renovation has seen the facility grow from 52,000 sq ft to 104,000 sq ft, making it the second largest military museum in Canada. The expanded facility is now tri-service and includes the relocated Naval Museum of Alberta and the newly-created Air Force Museum of Alberta.TMM’s education programs are tied in with Alberta’s provincial education curriculum and have won both provincial and national awards of excellence. « less
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Ranked #3 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Outdoors
One of the largest urban wildernesses in the world, with over 54 miles of trails for hiking, biking and running.
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$79* and up
Ranked #4 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Other

Stampede Park is best known as the location for the main events of the huge 10-day Calgary Exhibition and Stampede (or Calgary Stampede for short): the rodeo, chuckwagon races... more »

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Ranked #5 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers and bicyclers.
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Ranked #6 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Gardens; Parks; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a... more » Owner description: This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a Prehistoric Park for dinosaur lovers. Open year round, it is never the same trip twice! Penguin Plunge opens February of 2012! « less
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Ranked #7 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Islands; Parks; Outdoors
This recreational island is located in the Bow River, providing stressed-out urbanites opportunities to bike, hike and fish.
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Ranked #8 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Glenbow's vision is for more people to experience art and culture more often. We aim to provide visitors with a new kind of... more » Owner description: Glenbow's vision is for more people to experience art and culture more often. We aim to provide visitors with a new kind of art museum experience. Glenbow showcases world-renowned travelling and permanent exhibitions that are meaningful to many diverse groups in our community, boasts the largest art collection in Western Canada and provides access and care to our collections. Glenbow also tells the story of Southern Alberta and the West to thousands of visitors to our city each year through permanent exhibitions on our third floor. Glenbow is a member-based, not-for-profit, non-governmental arts and culture organization located in the heart of Calgary's cultural district. « less
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Ranked #9 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Outdoors

Nose Hill Park is a Natural Environment park that covers  2,784 acres (11,267 hectacres) of mostly grassland, and wasn't protected until the 1980's, in the 1940's development of... more »

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Ranked #10 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #12 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #14 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #16 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any... more » Owner description: Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. On the Observation Deck you'll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies. « less
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Ranked #17 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Museums
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Ranked #18 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Health Clubs; Sports Complexes; Other
Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter indoor track is now open to the public.
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Ranked #19 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #20 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Museums
Owner description: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame at Canada Olympic Park is now open from 10AM-5PM, seven days a week during July and August! Come... more » Owner description: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame at Canada Olympic Park is now open from 10AM-5PM, seven days a week during July and August! Come enjoy our 40,000 square foot international award-winning facility. We have 12 galleries and over 50 hands on interactive exhibits including shadow boxing with Lennox Lewis, 3D goalie and back-catcher experiences, sport challenges, rowing, wheelchair racing and more. Some of the items on display include Terry Fox’s shoe, a hockey stick with Wayne Gretzky’s name misspelled as “Gretsky” and the Calgary #1 torch which was used to light the cauldron at the Opening Ceremonies at the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary. « less
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Ranked #21 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Museums
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Ranked #22 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Explore hands-on exhibits in the Discovery Centre, feed the fish on a Fish Hatchery tour, go fishing in the Trout Pond, and... more » Owner description: Explore hands-on exhibits in the Discovery Centre, feed the fish on a Fish Hatchery tour, go fishing in the Trout Pond, and take a stroll along the trails of the Interpretive Wetland. The experience will leave you hooked! Located five minutes east of downtown Calgary, Bow Habitat Station is a unique destination featuring Alberta's fish, wildlife and water. Open year-round, the facility is completely wheelchair accessible and fun for all ages. Free parking is available in the main lot for Pearce Estate Park. « less
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Ranked #23 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Malls; Cultural

Stephen Avenue Walk is an historic downtown pedestrian mall which is one of the few National Historic Districts within Canada. Many of the well-preserved buildings date to the... more »

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Ranked #24 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Sports Complexes; Specialty Museums; Outdoors
Owner description: As the premiere site of the XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, WinSport's Canada Olympic Park is the most visible legacy of... more » Owner description: As the premiere site of the XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, WinSport's Canada Olympic Park is the most visible legacy of the 1988 games. Many of Canada's high performance winter sport athletes train at the park, which also functions as a recreation, comptetion, tourism and hospitality area. Activities at the park:Summer Bobsleigh RideZipline at the ParkDownhill Mountain BikeMini GolfSki Jump Tower TourActivity CentreCanada's Sports Hall of FameNew Skyline LugeWinter Bobsleigh RideSki and Snowboard « less
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Ranked #25 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #27 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #29 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Historic Sites; Parks; Cultural
Owner description: Fort Calgary was founded in 1875 when the NWMP crossed the Bow River and laid the foundations for Calgary at the place where... more » Owner description: Fort Calgary was founded in 1875 when the NWMP crossed the Bow River and laid the foundations for Calgary at the place where the Bow meets the Elbow River. Today, Fort Calgary’s interpretive centre allows you to explore the rich heritage of Calgary and the RCMP. The large outdoor park area is a great way to enjoy the river landscape, and offers unique views of downtown Calgary. Fort Calgary offers meeting and event spaces, as well as special events on most holidays. Open from 9 am – 5 pm daily, all year round. « less
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Ranked #30 of 172 attractions in Calgary
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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