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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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Pleasant way to spend a Sunday learning about history

The 50 Kilometer trip East from Edmonton is worth it. The Ukrainian Village replicates the living... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kenn J
St. Albert, Canada
Ukranian Village offers a look at life in Canada in the early 1900s

Be prepared to walk a lot! This heritage village offers a glimpse into the life of Canadians in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janice W
Langham, Saskatchewan, 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
+1 780-662-3640
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank johndkohler1
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We took my mother-in-law, who is from Ukrainian decent, to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. She had wanted to go for years, enjoyed the village itself but when we went to the restaurant for some Ukrainian food after our tour and were extremely disappointed. The...More

Thank Del Vago
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Wow, what at great visit and view into the past which got us to where we are today. Living the moment with the actors was wonderful. They made you feel you were back in the 1920's. Thanks again for the great visit. Open 10-5.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Stopped at the Ukrainian Village when visiting Elk Island National Park. We had a fun afternoon walking around all the different area's. The actors are very good, they speak to you in what would have been native tongue for the time period. They are dressed...More

Thank maddydoggy
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

I have not visited the Ukraine village since I was a little girl. We decided to take a family trip there during the Autumn harvest special event. And I feel like I was just as excited as I was years ago to visit again! It...More

Thank lisa892017
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went with my 16 year old sister. The place is very big so there is a lot of walking, plan ahead and bring a hat and water bottle. The employees are very dedicated actors and will ask questions like "when did...More

Thank Ashley T
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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
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
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.