Step back in time to the 1870s and discover what life was like on a working fort in the lawless time of rotgut whiskey runners. Imagine the scarlet serge-clad NWMP marching on parade, hear Métis legends handed down through generations and learn traditional crafts and skills. Uncover the history of Canada’s part in the aftermath of the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Featured things to do
Hours of operation
September 4 to September 29, 2018
Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Telephone (admin): 306-662-2645
Telephone (site office): 306-662-3590
Discover Parks Canada in 2018!
Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Free admission for youth aged 17 and under!
Parks Canada’s sites nearby
Grasslands National Park
At Grasslands National Park, expanses of dinosaur fossils harken back to a time before history. Tipi rings are testament to First Nations communities, and ruins of prairie homesteads tell of settlers intent on taming the prairie.
Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site
Hear prairie songbirds sing and smell the sweet hay as you help feed the horses. Re-connect with Canada’s homestead life and bake bread with flour ground from grain harvested from the golden fields outside.
Fort Battleford National Historic Site
Step back into a turbulent time in Canada’s past, as life on the prairies changes forever for the First Nations and Métis as the newly-formed North West Mounted Police march into Fort Battleford.