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Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

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Address: Hwy 16, 50km east of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Alberta T6G 2P8, Canada
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Visit this award-winning provincial historic site showcasing Ukrainian...

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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Live taking my out of country relatives here. It is a great place to spend the day walking talking and listening to a fascinating history of how the Ukrainians first settled... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Live taking my out of country relatives here. It is a great place to spend the day walking talking and listening to a fascinating history of how the Ukrainians first settled here. Gift shop is great and if you like Ukrainian food or have never tried it they have a kiosk there that offers a great taste platter. So you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very well maintained and there are some interesting buildings to see. Great to walk and get some exercise in while enjoying some authentic buildings from time gone by!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandkids out their for the fall festival. Love the history. Great family day and my grandchildren had a very good time. We will definitely be going back.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This re-creation of the lives of the Ukrainian homesteaders and farmers is so informative. A very good tour with a knowledgeable guide is available. Most of the staff are from the area and this is their history of their families and conveyed so well. Staff in period dress are in many of the buildings. Informative signage is throughout the park.... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A few of us went and enjoyed the step back in time, like to to see and old fashioned candy to purchase. The actors did an amazing job the blacksmith was interesting to watch, we spent just over 3 hours and would recommend others to go for the educational experience.

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Tofield, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

WHAT A COOL PLACE! the way they take you directly back in time to the good days is absolutely incredible. They really show you their culture and let you live a day in the life of the way it used to be. The people in costumes and everything plus a real blacksmith! definitely recommend taking your kids out for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Great time with the family here! Old school candy and the horse rides by the most beautiful horses! Its a full day trip but it was relaxing and such a good day!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I visited this place in August and had a great experience. My fiance and I were excited to see that they had incorporated Pokemon Go! into the experience with a map of all of the Pokestop locations and questions we had to ask the interpreters to complete a questionnaire that earned us a two for one entry to the park... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

My family and I just visited the village. Everyone in our family had been here before but the last time for my husband and I was nearly 14 years ago. We spent roughly 3 hours at the park and although they are working on newer areas there was plenty to see. The interpreters at the site are fun to talk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting place with lots of history about the migration of Ukrainians to this area. The houses are well maintained and the role-playing hosts are fun to talk to. It is large so there is a lot of walking and it takes a long time to see all of the village. Great ethic food is available.

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