Family travel for us always has to include something that interests every member of our family. Hubby is a history buff and enjoys educational trips to museums. The man is a walking encyclopedia and a master of trivia. I also love museums, but enjoy the arts as well. Theatre, art galleries, musicals, concerts, poetry readings…all my cup of tea. Little One? Well, she’s five years old and would be happy spending all her time wherever Mom and Dad are. She really loves science and nature, so science centres and museums are her favourite places to frequent.
Keeping in mind all of our interests, Heritage Park is the perfect place to visit.
“This is the moment you realize time travel is possible.”
One thing my family loves is taking a step back in time! Learning about people and history of those who built our country is of great interest to us. Heritage Park has so much to capture the interest of every member of my family. It is so important for us to expose Little One to a bit of history.
One of Calgary’s three CTC Signature Experiences, known as Canada’s largest living history experience, Heritage Park Historical Village tells stories of early Western Canadian history in four distinct eras.
In the summer season you may meet fur traders, First Nations people, railway workers and prairie town folk while exploring over 180 buildings and exhibits on 127 scenic acres. Complete with a Thundering Steam Train, an antique midway and paddlewheeler boat, Heritage Park is How the West was Once. Heritage Park celebrates 50 years in 2014 with new exhibits, programs and attractions planned to make our 50th the best year in history!
Fun and educational!
How exciting for kids (and parents) to stories of Western Canadian history? At the age of five, our daughter is really interested in learning about our country and its people. What better way to learn than by visiting Canada’s Largest Living History Museum!
With live performances, demonstrations and guided tours, costumed interpreters educate and entertain guests about the social, economic, and cultural affairs of Western Canada’s early development.
Heritage Park is definitely yet another great reason to visit Calgary!
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