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Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site

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Small scale but well done

For those who have visited sites like Fort Edmonton, this is certainly modest. But staff really... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Edmonton, Canada
Charming and fascinating!

A lesser known part of Alberta's history... This site is very well done. There's a self-guided... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
Calgary, Canada
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Jul 22, 2018
“Small scale but well done”
Aug 27, 2017
“The Staff Make it Worthwhile”
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

For those who have visited sites like Fort Edmonton, this is certainly modest. But staff really help to bring it alive. The stories behind the rooms and artifacts are interesting. Perhaps because in some ways the family was so ordinary, the story is even more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

The house is interesting but it doesn't take a lot of time to tour it. The staff are super friendly and seemed very happy to have some visitors as I expect it isn't all that busy here on non-weekend days. It's a well-preserved house and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Museum not much different from similar historic homes. Staff were very engaging with visitors. Good stop on way to other things but probably not worth the drive on its own.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Gazorninplat
Reviewed September 18, 2016

A lesser known part of Alberta's history... This site is very well done. There's a self-guided kicks at the entry, a nice greenspace, and a beautifully restored and maintained small home. We enjoyed the very informative guided tour - they answered all our questions and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed August 1, 2016

It is small and doesn't take long to see, but the guided tours are excellent! The staff members are enthusiastic and informative, and give you a few details that would be easy to miss if you were just wandering the house on your own. You...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Andrea J
Reviewed July 10, 2016

There was a poetry reading when we visited but I did not stop to listen. There were many people there that day, but I suspect it is usually not busy. The house was quiet as the crowd was listening to the poetry. I preferred this...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PMahdis
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Made the annual pilgrimage to famed poet Stephan G. Stephansson's house. This is a special place, old and masterful in it's teachings of farm life way back in the 1800's . Yet so alive today with young people eager to learn the art poetry. On...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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