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. Observe 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.
Hours of operation
July 1 to September 5, 2022
Open daily, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
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