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Fort Steele Heritage Town

9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
+1 250-417-6000
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Could have spent more time at Fort Steel, there is some much to see

Fort Steel township is a great place, you realy step back in time, well preserved building and many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve N
Weston under Penyard
I hoped for more

It wasn’t too busy (for) early July although most venues were open. It seems a tad slow in this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill J
Prince George, Canada
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This restored 19th-century "Wild West" town features live performances as well as horse-drawn carriage rides.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
+1 250-417-6000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Steel township is a great place, you realy step back in time, well preserved building and many demonstrations of craftsmen and women, we even watched a wedding take place.. the restaurants serv great food, and it's nice see everyone dressed in period costume

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It wasn’t too busy (for) early July although most venues were open. It seems a tad slow in this town but perhaps that’s by choice. The drinks were cold and food was decent. The actors were entertaining and the many old devices and tools were...More

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Steele, an historic township preserved with some pride by the community as a tourist attraction is 50 miles south of Fairmont in lush farmlands. We had planned our visit here for months but misjudged the time it took to get there from Banff. The...More

Thank bryonia2015
Fort Steele M, Marketing at Fort Steele Heritage Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for including Fort Steele Heritage Town in your travels! It is unfortunate to hear that you didn't have enough time to explore everything you had planned for this visit! It is a regular courtesy that we offer to inform our visitors when their...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great day out for young and old. Paying $35 for a seniors ticket it gave us free rein in the place. A train ride pulled be a ninety year old locomotive complete with memorable western train hooter plus bell and of course...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd set aside the whole day to visit Fort Steele, and needed it. We're pretty thorough when visiting museums, and it would have been a shame to rush our visit. The first item on the programme that we took in was Gossips Tour, which nicely...More

Thank HertfordRoadRunners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent an entire day walking through this historic town. What fun! There were plenty of signs & information posted everywhere, we received a guide to help us, and the staff is extremely knowledgeable. It was eye-opening, and brought back memories of...More

Thank katighosthunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have taken my family here a couple of times in the summer, and its always been a fun day. We love taking the train through the trees, and visiting the ice cream shop. The kids love the sites, and learning about Southeast BC History!...More

Thank Debbie Jo H
Reviewed 12 August 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 the adult admission fee but I can...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

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 Village that has vintage gals & guys that dress in...More

Thank Cathie P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great stop over for a few hours. Train rain is highly recommended as it stops at the most beautiful site for pictures. The Fort is a great history lesson. We liked that the guides at each shop didn't try to stay in character like at...More

Thank siennacanary
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Barb S
22 August 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
14 June 2016|
Response from Laura S |
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.
Laura S
8 June 2016|
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Response from CarolynMcI | Reviewed this property |
We were there in June . . it was great.