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Fort Steele Heritage Town

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The Halloween Bash was so much fun!

We went there on the 27th of October from 4-9 pm for "Spooktacular". It was so much fun. They had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KATHYPOO
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Kamloops, Canada
Great place to spend the day

A real old Canadian western town. An original outpost of the Northwest Mounted Police. Lots to do... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
294fraserf
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Deroche, Canada
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This restored 19th-century "Wild West" town features live performances as well as horse-drawn carriage rides.
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9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
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All reviews steam train train ride blacksmith shop step back in time pan for gold gold panning lots of history general store living history general admission all ages dressed in period costume entrance fee great visit couple of hours farm animals turn of the century
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on the 27th of October from 4-9 pm for "Spooktacular". It was so much fun. They had the staff all in costumes giving out goodies in all the little houses. There was campfires. They had music to dance to in the center...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2018

A real old Canadian western town. An original outpost of the Northwest Mounted Police. Lots to do and see, excellent stage show. Steam train etc.

Thank 294fraserf
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We have stopped here twice over the past three years. The first time we wandered around the grounds outside of the heritage town as it was close to closing time. This time my wife, Brenda, and I were in need of a coffee and snack...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Last time I was here was well before the Friends of Fort Steele Society took over the management of the attraction from the province. The "Friends" have done a great job of maintaining, and even improving, this interesting bit of B.C. history. Admission is reasonable,...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Fort Steele is in a lovely location with excellent views. The buildings are nicely rebuilt and some are functioning again.

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We (wife and I plus another couple) visited Ft. Steele on May 2, 2018. It was very interesting, and explained the historical basis of settlement in the surrounding area in the mid and late 1800s, right around confederation actually. Also, it has historical buildings and...More

Thank David E
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have been to Fort Steele many times over the years. Our recent visit was enjoyable but did not compare to the fabulous visit we had in 2016. We have never taken the guided tour but in retrospect would consider doing so the next time...More

Thank Gayle K
Fort Steele M, Marketing at Fort Steele Heritage Town, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hello Gayle! Thank you very much for providing your feedback. We are happy to hear that we have been a part of your fond memories over the years! Your constructive comments are very valuable to us, thank you. In addition to opening the school house...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018

I’ve been going to Ft Steele all my life. Took my grandchildren on Aug15/18 and the service we got was unpardonable. My lunch was a $7.50 sandwich which was a slice of ham, processed cheese, half a piece of lettuce and the bread was so...More

Thank BarbK24
Fort Steele M, Marketing & Public Relations at Fort Steele Heritage Town, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Hello Barb, Thank you for sharing your most recent visit with us. We are truly disappointed to hear this, and sincerely apologize that this was your experience with us. We always strive to provide the highest service standards and exceptional guest experiences every time, and...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We got the chance to stay at the newly opened hotel on the fort Steele grounds over the weekend! Originally suppose to only be the grandparents and our 2 older children but during the check in, my husband overheard the lovely baker (I think her...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Our party of 4 adults really enjoyed this historic reconstruction. The little vignettes performed by actors in tge streets really enhanced the experience for us. This was our 2nd vist. We hope to come again and stay at the newly opened hotel. Everyone so friendly....More

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Barb S
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Roxie321 |
I am the baker and we make everything on site except Sausage rolls and veggie rolls. I make everything from scratch. There are 2 of us that make sure there are baked goods 7 days àweek. Not sure why you don't think we make... More
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1robert
June 14, 2016|
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There are wooden boardwalks that are ramped for access to the buildings as well as a ramp up to the train. In places where there are no boardwalks the roads are very well maintained. Shouldn't be a problem.
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Laura S
June 8, 2016|
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Response from CarolynMcI | Reviewed this property |
We were there in June . . it was great.
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