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Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park

Hwy 842, Cluny, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-734-5171
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Beautiful place

Because we were on a leisurely vacation, we decided on a whim to turn off the highway and visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laurel M
,
Calgary
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"A historical view of the Blackfoot"

This is a very interesting way to get to understand more about the history of the Blackfoot first... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
firechief-JL
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Vegreville Alberta
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Hwy 842, Cluny, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because we were on a leisurely vacation, we decided on a whim to turn off the highway and visit Blackfoot Crossing. Such a beautiful drive through Cluny and into the river valley. The museum itself is stunning as are the views. Catch the short video...More

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a very interesting way to get to understand more about the history of the Blackfoot first nations people. You get to take a self guided tour and learn about the history, the culture and the beauty of the Blackfoot people. There is an...More

Thank firechief-JL
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We found this site to be very interesting. The information presented provided us with a better understanding of the area and people who live there. The building seemed to be fairly new and the exhibits were well laid out and presented. There was almost too...More

Thank UK10006
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Blackfoot Crossing is located on a prominent point with views across the plains, bow river and location of the signing of Treaty 7. It is on the Siksika First Nation. Easy to understand displays appropriate for all ages.

Thank bgardiner1
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Blackfoot Crossing is run by the Blackfoot first nation. Its goal is to share their culture in the way they do it traditionally. That means their exhibits work best if you take their oral history approach to heart, listen to narration. Story-telling is what this...More

Thank canadabaerchen
Reviewed 2 November 2016

-exterior and interior exhibits arranged in tipis -interesting information on earth-lodges found in the area -lots of written info -much of the information is in audio, and in storytelling format - authentic to the culture -restaurant not open on the day we visited -- see...More

Thank chinookgal
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This location was flooded in 2013 and it is now coming back to its former glory, we are told. We visited the centre and had booked an overnight Tipi stay for myself, my wife and our two children, 16 and 11. The park is run...More

1  Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a great place to learn a lot of the native people of Canada. A gem in the Alberta prairie just east of Calgary.

Thank Sandytrails
Reviewed 3 September 2015

My wife and I have been to this museum twice now (we live in Scotland) and find it informative, educational and certainly eye opening. The exhibits are almost real and consume you with detail and history. It is surprisingly well priced for the experience you...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Adults and children (10 and over) would really enjoy this experience. The displays are really well laid out. We learned lots about the Treaty 7 and the natives. It is something we would go to again to spend more time reading because there is lots...More

Thank Judy D
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