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A walk in the park.

Lovely multiple picnic areas with one of the tallest railway trellises I've seen sending long... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Judy P
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A very interesting historical place in Lehtbridge

Fort Whoop-Up is one of the some historical Forts located in Alberta region, in Canada, where you... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
AlbertSalichs
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Fort Whoop-Up is a replica of an original fur trading fort built in the late 1800s. We explore the history, cultures, and traditions of the communities that lived in the region in the time the original Fort Whoop-Up was built and operated. We bring...more
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200 Indian Battle Park Rd, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4A2, Canada
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Fun area around the fort was interesting but for young kids only lasted 30 minutes and thats that. lots of history/ views

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Visited today on the 26th August 2018 and it was a really nice little place to visit. Fair bit to see and learn about how it once was. The staff were friendly and everything was well done.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ben D
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This replica of a frontier trading post, for furs in return for firearms, blankets and illegal ‘whiskey’ is operated by the Galt Museum (admission discount voucher included) and the attention to detail is excellent. The small site located down in the coulee of Indian Battle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ToursJones
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely multiple picnic areas with one of the tallest railway trellises I've seen sending long freight trains overhead. Great bike paths wind throughout along the river.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judy P
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Fort Whoop-Up is one of the some historical Forts located in Alberta region, in Canada, where you can learn a lot about the history of the first conquerors and the people of the First Nations. In fact, if you are a history-lovers and you like...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We had a great learning experience at this replica of Fort Whoop-Up. That was largely in part to our excellent guide, Billie, a student at the U. of Lethbridge. His knowledge and passion for history were evident in our small group tour (6) as he...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tauna D
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The Fort itself is incredible as it whisks you back to a simpler time. The staff who work the front counter and do the tours are so energetic, eager and professional as they help to impart their knowledge onto every guest that visits! They even...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mmatthews28
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is my third review/visit since the Galt Museum took it over in 2015 and I was impressed. I didn't visit last year so that they would have a chance to organize the facility after the management change. The price has increased but it includes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barry E
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Fascinating place to walk around and to see what a fort would have been like. Ends with a ride on a horse drawn cart with a super guide.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Paul R
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Neat place to go and take you back in time for history. Worth a stop and visit, found it to be a very neat place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
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