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The Fort (Museum of the North West Mounted Police)

219 Jerry Potts Blvd, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
+1 403-553-4703
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  • Excellent39%
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  • Average11%
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“musical ride” (45 reviews)
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219 Jerry Potts Blvd, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
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"musical ride"
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"royal canadian"
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"lots of history"
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"horse program"
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"oldest cinema"
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"young people"
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"great displays"
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"head smashed in buffalo jump"
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

First, the ride. This is NOT the official Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride! The motley crew in red serge appear to be local students who dress up for this entertainment. It will probably amuse uncritical kiddies, but anyone who has seen professional dressage events...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2012

Great way to spend an afternoon in southern Alberta. After a visit to the Fort, check out Johny's Cafe or the Silver Grill.

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Reviewed 20 January 2012

Great little stop on the Cowsnest Trail great lesson in early Alberta settlement and NWMP history

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Reviewed 7 September 2011

I am somewhat torn in rating this attraction average. The indoor museum is good - I've seen better and worse. The outdoor portion, recreating/interpreting the original NWMP fort, is very good. The star attraction, the recreation of the original NWMP musical ride, was good on...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2011

As a person who has dealt with understanding the stress of how non-profit organizations run, I am very impressed with how the Fort Museum gives their guests the best experience they can manage. Noticing the previous comment, I have realized that the Ride being cancelled...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2011

Holidaying in Calgary, we planned to visit tne UNESCO Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump site (fantastic!). We also wanted to see the NWMP musical ride at Fort Macleod. We checked their website for timings the night before and drove down the next morning. We arrived...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2009

The actual fort displays are scanty, needs more activity. The RCMP display was very good, with lots of artifacts. This can only get better over time. Price was reasonable.

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