Fort Edmonton Park
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Nestled along the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, Alberta, Fort Edmonton Park stands as a living history museum, inviting visitors to step back in time and experience the rich heritage of Western Canada. Spanning over 150 acres, this immersive park meticulously recreates the various eras that shaped the region, providing a captivating journey through time.
The park is divided into four distinct periods: the fur trade era of the 1840s, the pioneer days of the 1880s, the metropolitan expansion of the 1900s, and the post-war boom of the 1920s. Each era is brought to life through meticulously reconstructed buildings, costumed interpreters, and engaging exhibits. From the rustic Fort, representing Edmonton's fur trade origins, to the bustling streets of the 1920s Capital, the park offers a dynamic and interactive experience for visitors of all ages.
Fort Edmonton Park's commitment to historical accuracy extends to its vintage transportation options, including a steam train and horse-drawn carriages, providing an authentic means of exploring the expansive grounds. The park also hosts a range of seasonal events, from lively festivals to educational programs, ensuring that every visit offers a unique and enriching experience.
With its blend of entertainment and education, Fort Edmonton Park stands as a testament to Alberta's cultural roots, allowing visitors to relive the past and gain a deeper understanding of the diverse communities that contributed to the region's development. Whether strolling through the heritage streets, engaging with historical reenactors, or enjoying period-specific activities, a visit to Fort Edmonton Park is a journey through the vibrant tapestry of Western Canadian history.
Besides this history museum, there are seven more history museums listed in Edmonton. There's also one hundred and sixteen attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Fort Edmonton Park on the map above. If you need any other information on Fort Edmonton Park that is not listed here, please call (780) 496-7381 or visit their website.
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Daily 10 am to 5 pm
September 9 - 23
Saturday & Sunday only 11 am to 5 pm
Adult(18+): $26.20 + GST
Senior(65+): $20.90 + GST
Family(2 adults and up to 4 children): $95.00 + GST
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Following is a list of other museums found within few miles of Fort Edmonton Park. You may also view all museums in Edmonton, Alberta.
Museums and Collections Services University of Alberta,
Edmonton Radial Railway Society,
John Walter Museum,
Edmonton Public Schools Archives & Museum,