Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Sherwood Park

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At Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, go back in time and learn the history of the early Ukrainian pioneers who came to Alberta at the beginning of the 20th century. Experience life as it was then, with the help of the costumed role-players who stay in character at all times, tell true stories, and make the village feel completely authentic. Visit the old school to see what classrooms were like in the olden days, go for a ride in an old car, or enjoy a traditional Ukrainian meal. You can also hire a guide to take you on a walking tour. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Sherwood Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • we toured the village in the summer of 2017 and found it very interesting and educational. The "players" at the village took you right into the era that they were portraying. I would recommend this to...  more »
  • Every year I get an unlimited pass for Alberta’s Historical sites for about $50. You can’t beat it! My summer home is only about 20 minutes away from this awesome place just east of Elk Island Park. S...  more »
  • The Village is somewhere where you can get a lesson on the Ukrainian history and enjoy the walk at your leisure. The staff never come out of their assigned periods of time, The food is excellent as we...  more »
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  • A really fun and engaging experience. Far larger than it seems. The folks really make the most of the space, and have a lot of buildings with great actors who can answer pretty well any question you have with certainty. I was also impressed with the gift shop and large selection of authentic cuisine. If you have Ukrainian cultural heritage and are interested in learning more, or are simply interested in history, I would highly recommend the heritage village.
  • Well worth the trip. Very cool experience for the family. Great learning experience.
  • The costumed interpreters were quite educational, though they did not volunteer their information. At times it was hard to find what questions they wanted to be asked to solicit more information, it would have been nice if they offered it. Some of the characters seemed to prefer not to interact at all. The tour of the locked buildings was the most fantastic, the guide who helped us through there has many stories and was quite edycational. Bring your own snacks and water bottles as the concession was quite limited and pricey.
  • This living museum is lovely. The quality of the acting is just marvelous. Most of the buildings are not wheelchair accessible, so plan on doing a lot of just walking around if you can't lift your wheelchair user. Arrive early if you want to take advantage of the free horse and cart ride as it seems to fill up quickly, but the roads are wide and walkable. There is no food or drink in the museum proper but there is a great shade-filled picnic area and a small food service area before you cross into the historic village. We brought our own picnic so I didn't see the prices but the food itself looked like it was great quality and healthy (meal sized salad with beets and cheese). If you plan on going more than once get a membership to the "friends society"- $50 for a family- and you can go back any time. It costs $40 for one family admission so it's a great value. This was a really fantastic way to spend the day.
  • Loved our visit here! Churches, homes, businesses etc. We're moved here from other Alberta locales. Authentic! Lovely grounds with a nice food area which is shaded by trees. Lots to see. The only thing missing is an actual sit down restaurant to eat at. Would like that. Great, enjoyable day. Highly recommended!!
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