Journey back in time to talk with a 19th century Métis settler about life on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Imagine the shocking changes as the troops and warriors gathered and battle began to rage. Witness the bullet holes at the final battlefield of the Northwest Resistance of 1885 and learn more about how a traditional way of life changed forever as a new country began to form.

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Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
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Phone number: 306-423-6227
Phone number: +1 (888) 773-8888 (Toll-free)
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