With your family and friends, uncover the central but little-known role of Fort Battleford in the Conflict of 1885. Discover the stories of the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), First Nations people, settlers and Métis people in these difficult times. Learn of the arrival of the Canadian Militia and understand the confusion and fear that was prevalent in the spring of 1885. Explore five original NWMP buildings and discover the role the Mounties played in the early years of settlement.
Are you brave enough to visit the fort at night? Will you encounter any of the ghosts that inhabit the historic buildings? Join us for a lantern-lit guided tour and hear stories of unexplained events that have happened in the buildings at this historic site. See event calendar for dates and times.
Halloween Haunted Fort
The ULTIMATE Halloween experience… Have you ever been to a Halloween Haunted House? We have not one, but FIVE creepy, haunted historic buildings! Not for the faint of heart, this experience is sure to make you scream! Will you DARE THE SCARE?
Be sure to check out the new and exciting ways to discover Fort Battleford.
Explore Fort Battleford at your own pace with this booklet and map, including optional activities. Interpreters will be on hand to answer any questions you have.
Rent a tablet and discover the site at your own pace. Using GPS locations this program will enhance your understanding of the site’s history through imagery. Historical photographs will pop up on the screen as you reach the various GPS locations programed into this factual tour.
Self-Guided Audio Tour
Rent an audio tour and uncover the secrets of Fort Battleford. Explore five original NWMP buildings and discover the many roles Fort Battlford played in the armed conflict of 1885.
Disc Golf: Fresh-air sport for all
Fort Battleford has a picturesque 9-hole Disc Golf Course. If you are an avid disc golfer bring your own discs, if you are new to the sport and want to try it out, we have discs you can borrow in the Visitor Centre. Pick up your score card and discover this amazing historic site through its disc golf course.