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Fort Steele Heritage Town, Fort Steele

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Travel back in time to the 19th century at Fort Steele Heritage Town, a sprawling heritage village and living history museum. Designated as a historic site in 1967, the town was restored to its former life two years later, as a way to preserve, present and manage its significant heritage. Today, under the backdrop of the dramatic Rock and Purcell mountains, experience the life and times of the town in buildings dating back as early as 1890, spread over 4 ha (12 ac). Horse drawn carriage rides, blacksmith demonstrations, gold panning and ice cream making are just a few of the abundant activities available. Train journeys on three preserved steam locomotives await, as well as daily performances at the Wildhorse Theater. Grab a bite to eat at one of the various concessions presented in a period setting. To visit Fort Steele Heritage Town on your holiday in Fort Steele, and find out what else Fort Steele has to offer, use our Fort Steele vacation generator.
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  • Ok it's near the end of the season - town set-up was good with a nice mix of buildings. many were closed and we only saw 3 enactors in 2/1/2 hours. If they are gearing down for the year then there sho...  read more »
  • We saw this attraction while driving through the area and stopped to visit it. What a great find. It was very interesting seeing all the historical buildings and staff were very friendly. Great shops ...  read more »
  • This was a very fun place to visit. We all learned very much about life in the late 1800s and I think even felt what it would have been like. Then actors who portrayed life in Fort Steele did a superb...  read more »
  • Most informative and lots of history told in a fun and interactive way. Entry price was very affordable and the BBQ lunch was both delicious and reasonably priced. Spent more hours there than we intented as it was so good.
  • Good site to visit. Very kid friendly. Just found it to be a bit pricey for what you get. Nothing bad about the place. I think it is good.
  • Best heritage town in the West! Great displays, everything is well maintained, and the character actors are great.
  • Friendly staff and interesting town. I love the authentic shops too!
  • A well done period setting village and a must see for all that travel this route.
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