Historical Sites


Fort Calgary Historic Park
Situated in the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers, this is the original site of a North West Mounted Police post built in 1875 when the Mounties first arrived in the West. An interpretive Center features the new Quartermaster's store, carpentry shop, discovery room and museum store. The Deane House Historic Site and Restaurant, next door, operates year round and offers visitors a look at the 'finer' side of Calgary's earliest days.
403-290-1875, 750 - 9 Ave SE

Heritage Park Historical Village
More Than 100 buildings and exhibits recreate a complete village from pre-1915 Western Canada. Ride a steam train, board a paddle wheeler for a trip on Glenmore Reservoir, try the antique fair rides. visit the baker, dine at the Wainwright Hotel and browse through the gift shop. Don't miss Gasoline Alley - back by popular demand!
1900 Heritage Drive SW

Built in 1906, this building was originally the Calgary Normal School and later a public school called McDougall School after Reverend George McDougall and his son John, Methodist missionaries who moved to the West from Ontario in 1863. Today, McDougall Center is the southern headquarters and conference center for the Government of Alberta. Built in the Renaissance Revival style, it became a historic site in 1982. Tours are free and may be pre- booked.
403-297-8687, 455 - Street SW


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