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Fort Steele Heritage Town

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Address: 9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
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+1 250-417-6000
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This restored 19th-century "Wild West" town features live...

This restored 19th-century "Wild West" town features live performances as well as horse-drawn carriage rides.

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A great all-year attraction for families and history lovers

We've driven past this amazing park countless times, thinking that it was closed during the shoulder season, or we were in a hurry to get somewhere else in the summer. But we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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513 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've driven past this amazing park countless times, thinking that it was closed during the shoulder season, or we were in a hurry to get somewhere else in the summer. But we were pleasantly surprised to find it is open is some way all year, and we enjoyed a nice visit just before Easter. They have a large gift store... More 

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Calgary
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Fort Steele for the Easter Sunday. we arrived early and parked in their lot, the people after us parked in the field. Waited in line for 1\2 hour to get through gates. At about 12:30 we went to the restaurant in the village. We waited close to 3/4 hour to get a table. The menu had two items,... More 

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Thank BoatmanCalgary
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140 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Out of season the main buildings are not open and the attractions are not running but it is still a delightful place to wander round and glimpse how the west in Canada was tamed. I had hoped the museum would be open as i am a big fan of Sam Steele... if you are Canadian and haven't heard of him... More 

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Thank Simon B
Kamloops, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016

The Halloween day was a very SPOOKTACULAR one. The theater was good. The train raid is so memorable that I feel like keep in going there. The children were the ones who enjoyed it very much. Hope to go there again.

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Thank weeb2016
Fernie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016

I'm a huge fan of Heritage Park in Calgary so imagine my surprise when someone invited us to Fort Steele and showing up there and its awesome! We were limited for time but the Halloween event was super cool (great haunted house, the feeling should return to my arm sometime next year from my my wife's death grip). Want to... More 

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Thank Jay C
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Fort Steele is amazing. So much beauty and attention to detail. Have fun throwing your loved ones in the Jail, visit the churches and school house. Admire the beauty of the sinks in the Barber Shop! Pan for Gold. Good food, friendly staff, surrounded by the majestic mountains. Don't miss out!

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Thank Catherine F
Antibes, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Much of the town was closed as it is the low season but those that were open were very interesting. There was no entry fee as it was the low season but there was a donation box in the entry. The people working there were extremely helpful and friendly. I would definitely go back when more was open to really... More 

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Thank CleminFrance
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Ok it's near the end of the season - town set-up was good with a nice mix of buildings. many were closed and we only saw 3 enactors in 2/1/2 hours. If they are gearing down for the year then there should be a geared down entry fee

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Thank Michael A
Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We saw this attraction while driving through the area and stopped to visit it. What a great find. It was very interesting seeing all the historical buildings and staff were very friendly. Great shops in some of the buildings. I would definitely return to visit again.

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Thank VirginiaGenealogist
Duvall, Washington, United States
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This was a very fun place to visit. We all learned very much about life in the late 1800s and I think even felt what it would have been like. Then actors who portrayed life in Fort Steele did a superb job! Even the school teacher. Even tho I had to wear the dunce hat for not passing fingernail inspection...... More 

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