Heritage Park Historical Village

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Heritage Park Historical Village

Heritage Park Historical Village
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When you have the choice of everything from a thundering steam train to antique midway rides to beautifully preserved heritage buildings and homesteads, deciding what to do first isn't easy. Located in Calgary, Alberta, Heritage Park is Canada's largest living history museum, with hundreds of exhibits, rides, shops, restaurants and daily demonstrations and activities to keep the young and the young-at-heart captivated in the past. No two days at the Park are the same, so come back as often as you like for a history lesson you won't find in any textbook. Our operating season is from mid-May to early October each year.
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4.5
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Wanderlusting4ever
Cambridge, Canada58 contributions
Great place to hang out with family for the day. Not sure why people are complaining about admission fees. We thought it was totally worth it for what you got. Loved the cruise and train. Exciting place for kids to learn and have fun.
Written August 13, 2022
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Nadya S
Calgary, Canada3 contributions
It is living historical village where you can ride train and steam boat, all staff dressed in western historic costumes. We also visited mine, bought delicious bread in bakery. They have fun rides for kids. Amazing ladies at Synagogue gave us very interesting information, which we posted on our YouTube channel "Plaisir Travel". It was fantastic day to spend at Heritage Park, highly recommend.
Written August 13, 2022
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William G
1 contribution
The Gasoline Alley automobile museum is full of fascinating old cars, most fully restored, and automobile devices like old fuel pumps. The old trains were the best, and we went through the luxury cars once used by the super-rich. All the historical sites were well staffed and has projects going, including woodworking and blacksmith production. The old hospital had a person with a good medical background, so we could have a meaningful discussion of the different instruments displayed, one complete set to remove tonsils and a very different looking set to remove an appendix. The old steam train goes around the park, now powered by diesel instead of coal but still fun. We made a day of it, spending about six hours. We were going to eat at one of the restaurants, but instead we pigged out at the ice cream shop and bakery.
Written August 12, 2022
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Jean D
Whitehorse, Canada7 contributions
The bathrooms were still closed due to COVID.? There was also a no drinking/eating policy on the on the bus either. We were travelling with two children and two seniors with some issues which made the trip a bit more difficult. I myself who am on Chemo would not have gone if I had known this. The guide on the bus was average. Positive things were being assisted on and off bus and frequent and beautiful stops.
Written August 2, 2022
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Sue Q
1 contribution
Great place. Great attention to details,Well worth a visit
Volunteers/ staff are knowledge. We would visit more often
Written July 31, 2022
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Holly S
Holmfirth, UK22 contributions
Couples
My husband and I visited Heritage Park for the day and absolutely loved it. It’s much bigger than we expected and there is so much to do. (Loads to do for children too). We got the train from Down town Calgary to heritage and the a quick bus ride to the park. The history of it all is fascinating and the people are so welcoming and friendly. We were lucky enough to catch a lovely gentleman making bannock and tried it, super tasty!

All in all beautiful surroundings and a place steeped in history.
Written July 27, 2022
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David K
1 contribution
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Heritage Park. We were especially impressed with the staff and interpreters who provided a great historical perspective from earlier days. We also thought it was a fantastic value at just under $30. We would definitely go back again on that return trip to Calgary.
Written July 24, 2022
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Susan
8 contributions
Friends
I loved this place. Well worth a visit. The attention to detail is outstanding, all the volunteers are so knowledgeable and friendly and the train is a must.
Written July 18, 2022
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Dragon Lady G
Castries, St. Lucia184 contributions
The whole adventure is fantastic, the park is well run, clean, good food, friendly people, very interesting displays, its a fabulous place to visit.
Written July 16, 2022
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David W
13 contributions
My wife loved this place, to my surprise. I thought it was OK. It has few actual old buildings. Most are mock-ups in a historical setting. There is not really that much information about the area history. Gasoline Alley has a great variety of superbly restored, very old vehicles and gas pumps so that is great if old cars specifically interest you.
Written July 14, 2022
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Heritage Park Historical Village admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost C$10.18, while a popular guided tour starts around C$7.73 per person. See all 3 Heritage Park Historical Village tickets and tours on Tripadvisor

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