Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary

4.6
Step back in time and discover historical artifacts and scenes at Heritage Park Historical Village, as it traces 100 years of Canadian history, from 1860 through to the 1960s. You have a wealth of attractions to explore, from original frontier sawmills and shops, to a recreated fur-trading fort. Don't miss the museum dedicated to the evolution of the automotive vehicle, with many examples and artifacts to examine. You can even dine in the past at the bar and grill, which offers a seasonal menu made from locally grown produce. Be sure to check the park's schedule for listings of ever-changing one-off events. A visit to Heritage Park Historical Village represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Calgary tour itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Not fully open. We enjoyed the Auto and Gas pump museum. Lots of Canadian history of the petroleum station and autos of years gone by.  more »
  • My family of four attended the Thomas the Train event at Heritage Park. We thought it would just be a train ride, but it ended up being an entire day of Thomas the Train-themed fun! We got to experien...  more »
  • It has been a number of years since we were there but we spent most of the day wondering around here. Lots of interesting things to see.  more »
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  • The park is nice place to spend a sunny afternoon in the summer with a small fair ground, sweets, and some interactive history lessons. They also have various events for adults such as the beer brewing workshop. We come here in the winter months for the Sunday Brunch at the Wainwright Hotel - it's good value with coffee/tea/juice included with your meal. The usual brunch fare is laid out along with a plethora of freshly made sweets, a cheese platter, and fruit. The only negative thing we always seem to experience is that we struggle for refills on coffee/tea each time, but if you don't mind asking and have a bit of patience, you do always end up with some hot coffee.
  • I have given five stars but this place is worth more. What a lovely end to our holiday. The entrance fee may sound on the high side but everything is included, which is brilliant. The food, ice cream and drinks were sold at a very low price and for a change they didnt take advantage of the customers. Some of the staff are volunteers, and every single one made our visit a beautiful one. What a brilliant day out and I cannot recommend this place enough.
  • Went on a super cold day which sucks but it's was still great. They had fire pits around to warm up. Gingerbread making place was good. The overall place is great with winter activities. The horse ride was awesome even though long lines for it. Beautiful place to take any age person. My in laws both loved it and that Never happens.
  • Our experience at the Selkirk Grill was excellent. The staff are very professional and friendly. Our group thoroughly enjoyed their menu choices; variety of desserts and drinks were delicious. We are looking forward to our next meal at the Selkirk Grill. Thank you.
  • This is our family's favourite city destination! We have been visiting the park with annual family passes for about 6 years. I love that there is so much green space so even if it is busy you can always find a quiet spot. We love the special events like Once Upon a Christmas, Day Out with Thomas and railway days. Staff and volunteers are always friendly and helpful. Great place to learn about and see history!
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