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Helen Schuler Nature Centre

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Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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A serene walk

The natural growth and beautiful environment makes for a lovely walk. While a very basic display it... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Jassy D
Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
A good place to learn about nature

Alas, the crow and the snake that the Centre used to keep have died, but there is an interesting... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Alberta, Canada
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We offer nature-based exhibits, interactive and fun outdoor programs, and are a community resource to learn about nature! The Nature Centre’s team includes volunteers, staff, and community partners that are dedicated to connecting people to the...more
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Indian Battle Park Road, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-320-3064
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

The natural growth and beautiful environment makes for a lovely walk. While a very basic display it is an enjoyable afternoon when you need a bit of a chance to relax.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jassy D
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This center was better than we had anticipated. The exhibits inside the center were informative and well done. Their award-winning green roof was amazing - along with views of the longest and highest railway bridges in N. America. After the inside exhibits, we enjoyed nature...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tauna D
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Alas, the crow and the snake that the Centre used to keep have died, but there is an interesting toad in a reptilarium, and there are permanent and temporary exhibitions to see, and it is worth a trip upstairs to see the roof garden.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Went there for a blue bird meeting. Nice area to walk along the river bank in the cottonwoods and watch birds and other wildlife. Be sure to leash your dog.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

My daughter is into her tablet most of the time. She does not want to attend one of the Interpretative center activity - but I still registered her (forced). We went home - and she is never stops talking on what she have learned from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Melissa S
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

After numerous years of walking the paths in the riverbottom we decided to stop at the Interpretive Centre. The staff was courteous and had knowledge of different species in the valley,as well as recommendations as to where they could be viewed. The staff in the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful large hands on nature center with good educational opportunities. The staff were very helpful. There are numerous varying length walks here too - no dogs or bikes allowed. I saw plenty of wildlife. Most paths are stroller or wheelchair friendly, others...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dave N
Reviewed August 19, 2017

This amazing area has numerous walking paths, and the centre itself is quite the inspired building... Its spaciousness allows, encourages groups of children to discover, explore different aspects of nature. Don't forget to go up to the rooftop.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank algebraqueen
Reviewed August 16, 2017

While this centre could benefit from more interactive areas in the building, we did learn a lot about snakes as we watched one about to shed its skin. It seemed light on the displays for younger children.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Leslilynne
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This facility is geared to children. There is a large space but not much in it. We enjoyed the bird calls exhibit and the whole eco-building. There are paths outside to explore.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Mary Kae H
October 28, 2018|
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Admission to the Nature Centre is by donation!
January 26, 2018|
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Response from HSNC110 | Property representative |
We are open year-round - be sure to explore our indoor exhibits in the main gallery, community room, and community art gallery space; enjoy our weekly Junior Naturalists' program on Saturday mornings (Sept-June); take a walk... More