Fort Calgary Historic AdventureFort Calgary

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Fort Calgary Historic Adventure
History Revealed
Museum Exhibits
Guided Tours
Historical Insights
Audio Tour
Self-Guided
Indigenous Stories
Narrated Tour
Crafting Workshops
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School Programs
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Embark on a journey through time as Fort Calgary opens its gates, inviting all to explore the rich and layered histories that have shaped this significant site. Delve into museum exhibits that unravel stories about Treaty 7, the enduring influence of the Métis in Alberta, and the birth and infancy of the city of Calgary. The replica 1888 Barracks stands as a testament to special exhibitions, offering a glimpse into an era gone by.

Guided Walking Tours

Embark on guided walking tours that unfold historical stories deeply rooted in the lands at Fort Calgary. These monthly tours offer insights into the historical tapestry that has evolved over the years. Join in to explore and understand the significance of this landmark.

Self-Guided Audio Tour

Take charge of your exploration with a self-guided audio tour of the sprawling lands at Fort Calgary. Narrated by Indigenous storytellers and knowledge keepers, this free audio tour provides a captivating journey through the lands' significance to the Blackfoot, Tsuut’ina, and Métis Nations.

Fort Calgary Stories

Choose from a selection of Fort Calgary Stories programs, each offering a unique perspective on the history of the region. From guided outdoor walks to indoor experiences that blend presentations with exhibits, these programs promise an immersive journey through time.

  • Outdoor Walk: 45-60 minutes 
  • Indoor Experience: 60 minutes 
  • Bow River Walk: 60-90 minutes 
  • Queer History Walking Tour: 60 minutes 

Crafting Workshops

Fort Calgary invites you to get hands-on with Crafting Workshops, a creative space where various handcrafts come to life. Beyond the artistry, workshop leaders infuse each session with captivating stories, historical context, and shared narratives, creating a dynamic and enriching learning experience

School Programs 

For elementary school educators and students, Fort Calgary presents reimagined programming deeply rooted in the layered histories of what we now know as Calgary. These educational initiatives offer a unique opportunity for young minds to connect with the diverse narratives that have shaped the region.

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Location

Fort Calgary
Fort Calgary
750 9 Ave SE
Calgary, T2G 5E1
Fort Calgary
Fort Calgary
750 9 Ave SE
Calgary, T2G 5E1
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Closed
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Closed
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10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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