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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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I'm surprised at some of the reviews here as nothing on the Wanuskewin Heritage Park (PARK... read more

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Frenchie29
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Versailles, France
Beautiful scenery, authentic history and a great buffalo burger!

Spent a few hours on a beautiful day out at Wanuskewin! It's such a nice place! Had a great walk... read more

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Visitors can learn about the culture of the Northern Plains Indians at this historic site, with reenactments of native dances, pow wows and games.
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RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7P 0B7, Canada
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I'm surprised at some of the reviews here as nothing on the Wanuskewin Heritage Park (PARK!!!!) website indicates that this place is first and foremost a museum. It is, indeed, first and foremost dedicated to life on (and with) the land. One trail at least...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours on a beautiful day out at Wanuskewin! It's such a nice place! Had a great walk, enjoyed the views and the scenery and could almost feel the history! I was here years ago on a class trip with my kids and...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I'm giving a poor review due to the fact that if you can't walk it's not worth your while. My mother in law uses a walker. She was not able to go on the guided walks so stayed in the building while we went on...More

Thank Laurel M
andrewmcd0nald, Manager at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your review Laurel. I really appreciate your feedback. We are currently in a transition time as construction has begun on the site to bring in new permanent exhibits as well as two new additions to the building. I apologize for the poor...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

I visited the park in May of 2018 and found it a very worthwhile experience. The receptionist gave us a very informative talk on the lifestyle of the Indigenous plains people . She was well informed and very friendly. The trail to where the tipis...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

I spent a few hours at this park but could have spent a few days there as there was so much more to see! I did go on one tour, which was very good, and took a walk on my own. I learned a lot...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was an amazing experience. We attended a guided tour with a knowledgeable and wonderful woman named Randi who helped us to understand what the park represented and how it should be honoured. We then walked a few trails on our own and found beautiful...More

Thank Effie H
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This family-friendly park is just a 15-minute drive from downtown Saskatoon and is a decent way to spend a couple of hours. My husband and I went on National Aboriginal Day and it was extremely busy with what seemed to be children on tours from...More

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andrewmcd0nald, Manager at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! Yes June 21st is our busiest day of the year which means that our restaurant and galleries can be very full. I hope you are able to visit the park again in 2 years as we will be...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit. I would highly recommend it to all. All of the staff are amazing. Give yourself a full day here to soak it all in. Loved it!!!

Thank Siobhan D
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Having seen the video we took couple of linked trails around the site. By reading the interpretive notices it was possible to imagine what kind of life the early settlers had.

Thank David G
Reviewed 17 May 2018

A wonderful place; stay for the interpretive story in the theatre .... some days there are demonstrations, (pottery, dancers, archaeology, moose hide tanning), story telling, walks to the 4400 (I think) year old Blackfoot Medicine wheel, visit the gallery and shop for regional authentic indigenous...More

Thank Jo M
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Response from FamilyBucketeers | Reviewed this property |
Head north out of Saskatoon on Highway 11. The route is well marked and easy to follow. very short drive. You will see tourist signs with a Buffalo insignia on them, so watch for these signs. Turn right on Waniskewan... More
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