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When you visit Fort Calgary, you stand on the traditional territory of the Blackfoot and the people of Treaty 7, including the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai; the Tsuut’ina; and the Bearspaw, Chiniki and Wesley Nations of the Stoney-Nakoda. This...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I gather this is still a work in progress, but we found it very interesting, especially the room sets which depicted both domestic and military life.

Thank annepeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A historical look at Calgary and area as occupied by First Nations, North West Mounted Police arrival and the influence of settlers. Interesting dioramas for the NWMP, settlers and early merchants in turn of the century Calgary. An informative and interesting short movie regarding the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great way to learn more about Canada's early history and we loved the exhibits and got a real feel for those pioneers way of life

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was interesting view of past Calgary and we learnt about treaty 7. I can see some ages getting a little bored, but they have done a good job! The displays give a nice idea of life in past times.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a compact museum / experience centre, only if you would like to know more about Calgary. The displays are neat and creative and have loads of information accompanying them. A lot of effort has been taken to re-create the past, evident in the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited fort Calgary last September. Its well maintained and plenty of history there with photos and stands and a gift shop etc.

Thank maclinley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's nice to visit. We were expecting a lot more but it was okay for the AAA price. It has a parking lot near the Calgary tower.More

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FortCalgary, Public Relations Manager at Fort Calgary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for visiting us this week. We will soon be renovating and expanding the museum and would like to invite to experience our new museum when it reopens in the near future. Our hope is that this new space will be able to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here! The motto is: Reflect on the Past, Understand the Present, and, Create the Future. Fort Calgary does all of this! History comes to life here; one area explains the origins of Calgary and the area's indigenous people, via a...More

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FortCalgary, Public Relations Manager at Fort Calgary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for visiting us yesterday. We are very exciting to begin renovations and tell even more complex and layered stories. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the Fort provided us with pictures, artifacts and quotes that helped give background on the birth of that city, who was involved, how Calgary got its name and the impact to the Indigenous people even today.

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FortCalgary, Public Relations Manager at Fort Calgary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there! Thank you so much for visiting us yesterday! We hope you learned a few things about this city and how it came to be how it is today. Hope to see you again some time in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting part of Alberta history .Take a least 3 hours and not too high prices. Very interesting.

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FortCalgary, Public Relations Manager at Fort Calgary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us last weekend! We hope to see you again soon!

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Bob W
5 July 2018|
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Response from Bob W | Reviewed this property |
If it's a work in progress and there are disruptions for weddings, why not inform the visitors before we pay? Check out Fort Langley in greater Vancouver and you'll tour a actual fort.
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Lisa S
19 June 2016|
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Response from Jackie W | Reviewed this property |
There was a lovely young man who wasn't a "real Mountie" was very happy to get photographs with the public. You should go to the Calgary Stampede and watch an event the RCMP perform. They are all in full uniform and are very... More
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Lisa S
19 June 2016|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
The red serge is a ceremonial uniform and so we only see the Mounties dressed this way on special occasions. Fort Calgary is an historic site and interpretive museum with no resident serving Mounties.
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