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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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“musical ride” (45 reviews)
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219 Jerry Potts Blvd, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
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+1 403-553-4703
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"musical ride"
in 45 reviews
"royal canadian"
in 6 reviews
"scavenger hunt"
in 5 reviews
"lots of history"
in 3 reviews
"horse program"
in 2 reviews
"oldest cinema"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 7 reviews
"road trip"
in 3 reviews
"young people"
in 2 reviews
"great displays"
in 2 reviews
"southern alberta"
in 4 reviews
"head smashed in buffalo jump"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"first nations"
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"rides"
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"horses"
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We came across the Fort on our road trip and decided to have a quick look. We ended up staying for a couple of hours because it was a such great family experience. The Fort was not too big and a very manageable museum experience...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I took my little granddaughter to the museum . She's 6 yrs old . The scavenger hunt really helped her understand the history in a fun and interactive way . We then did the Groom a Horse program . She helped groom the horse ,...More

2  Thank Synchrored
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Fort Museum is a NWMP outpost located in the town of Fort Macleod, Alberta. It teaches about the life of a Mounty in the NWT during the 19th and 20th centuries and their interactions with the surrounding First Nations, White settlers and free traders....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Everything in the museum was fantastic, it was just the woman at the till. I was there 2 days ago, Saturday. The woman with the red skirt was very rude to the other coworkers with her. (Two guys). She would step in front of them...More

2  Thank smithgirl12345
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were staying at a campground near here. We went and visited on our way out of town. It was very interesting to learn, and explore all the different displays they have set up. They allow pictures just no flash pictures in certain buildings. The...More

1  Thank Sandra F
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Took our 9 year old grandson to the Fort, he found it fascinating. Mounties, Indians, the early days in the West and a proper (if reproduction) fort, he's been making a model of it since! The lawyer's office was good, though one thing that we...More

1  Thank Hector03
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Staff was more interested if their phones had access to WIFI. ...never left the desk all 4 of them for the whole hour we toured the facility. Just chatted with themselves. The displayed and building were well done. My son loved the upper landing walk...More

2  Thank Tamara L
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were staying in Fort McLeod on our way to Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump and decided to stop in at the fort. The Fort was the headquarters for the North West Mounted Police before they became the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. A very good...More

Thank Christopher C
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic reproduction of an early western fort: reminiscent of every cowboy movie you've ever seen. We went in with no expectations and were pleasantly surprised, especially since we did catch the musical ride. The riders were colorful and very patient with picture takers and children...More

Thank PatMaine50
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I went with my family and all of us enjoyed this stop. The staff were super friendly and very helpful. the groom a horse program was worth every penny of the $35.00, miss you daughter loved it! Well worth stopping when you have some time...More

Thank Keith M
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