Fort Steele Heritage Town, Fort Steele

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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  • August 13, 2017
    The park has long been in business. And it shows. Paint peels off here and there. Not every building is open, while the summer season. Best too bad. Compared to Heritage Park in Calgary is Ford Steele high a lot less.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Fort Steele holds many special memories from my childhood and I think this is a very important place to bring both the young and old when they are travelling in the area. I was a little surprised by t...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    We were traveling on our Tauck Tour from Glacier national Park to the Canadian Rockies and stopped at Fort Steele Heritage Village for lunch at one of the Fort's Restaurants. The Village is a Heritage...  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    So much to see. We came a little before everything got officially opened but it was still great to walk around and visit history. After Father's Day is when everything opens up. The staff and volunteers were very friendly and knowledgeable. We got to see baby goats, so cute.
  • June 29, 2017
    Fantastic history. Interactive staff really gives you a feel for the times. Great family outing.
  • June 17, 2017
    Great place to go for the complete family, exploring history in real life! The best attraction is taking old western styled pictures, with a big group its lots of fun and definitely worth the price!
  • April 18, 2017
    Great place to get started on learning about local history, and have fun doing so. The train will be a highlight of anyone's visit, but the wagon rides are a close second. The live theatre is also very entertaining. Lots of holiday events and seasonal activities to keep the family coming back several times every year.
  • April 11, 2017
    Great place for kids and visitors to the area. Look out for the special events. Try the theatre out is great fun

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