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Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Hwy 16, 50km east of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Alberta T6G 2P8, Canada
+1 780-662-3640
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Well Worth the $15 Adult Entrance Fee

All these years of driving by this place and we finally decided to visit on the long September... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kpatters
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Edmonton, Canada
Trip back in History

Great day trip, learn, eat and wander through history. The interpreters will play along as much as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norma1321
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Edmonton, Canada
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Visit this award-winning provincial historic site showcasing Ukrainian settlement in East Central Alberta (1892–1930). Be a time traveler and interact with costumed role players portraying real-life Ukrainian pioneers. Explore more than 30 historic buildings including three churches of Eastern Byzantine Rite, a fully-functioning grain elevator, blacksmith shop and burdei (sod hut). Sample traditional food and visit our gift shop. Numerous special events.Located 25 minutes or 50 km east of Edmonton on Highway 16, just 3 km east of Elk Island National Park.
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Hwy 16, 50km east of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Alberta T6G 2P8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

All these years of driving by this place and we finally decided to visit on the long September weekend. It was a fall like day with the leaves turning colour. There were quite a few people here but their parking lot can accomodate many vehicles....More

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day trip, learn, eat and wander through history. The interpreters will play along as much as you're comfortable with and your learn a little something while enjoying a look into the past

Thank Norma1321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day! Seemed we had the place to ourselves. Very interesting way to learn about history of early pioneers from Ukraine. Highly recommended

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. The actors do a great job of interacting with others (especially children). There's lots of variety and many activities to take part in.

Thank Normay W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plan to spend an entire day here! Wander through the village streets - all the sights, sounds and smells! Visit the original relocated restored buildings, and experience the Ukrainian settlers history, through interaction with the 'villagers'. The village is divided into different decades to the...More

Thank suebaby39
Reviewed August 15, 2017

The 50 Kilometer trip East from Edmonton is worth it. The Ukrainian Village replicates the living conditions of the early settlers in Alberta.

Thank Kenn J
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Be prepared to walk a lot! This heritage village offers a glimpse into the life of Canadians in the early 1900's. The individuals hired to enact the life of farmers, shop keepers, RCMP, train operators, etc.... were very knowledgeable and engaging! By asking questions, we...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed August 7, 2017

I was looking forward to visiting the Ukrainian Village but was very disappointed. Visited on Sunday of the long weekend. - At least half the buildings are locked up or "under development" so could only be viewed by peeking in the windows. - no plaques...More

Thank JERRY M
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Our family visited the village yesterday. The food was good and the staff very knowledgeable, I was just a little surprised it was smaller than I'd expected

Thank Christine P
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Our tour group stopped at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village for lunch and a visit. The lunch, I could have lived without, typical Ukrainian poor man's food and even my unsophisticated palate didn't think it was worth eating. We waited a long time for the...More

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happy2go80
June 26, 2017|
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Response from Ivan K | Reviewed this property |
The majority of buildings are open during regular visiting hours . In fact many buildings like the Gift shop, Restaurant, country Elevator, General Store have character actors dressed in period clothes to re-enact life of... More
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hengelhardt1
May 20, 2017|
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Response from Ukrainian V | Property representative |
Great question! We would recommend at least 2-3 hours to walk through our historical village and visit our new youth art exhibit called Where We Came From. Don't forget to build in time for lunch as we also have food... More
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911Kathyb
April 2, 2016|
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Response from ukiegirltravels |
That you will have to check, I don't know. If you can google it.
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