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The Fort Museum of the NWMP is dedicated to preserving the history of the NWMP and First Nations from the area. The Museum is proud to offer the only on-site NWMP Musical Ride in Canada. Visitors can go behind the scenes and participate in a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
219 Jerry Potts Blvd, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
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As a family we took our dad their for his birthday. There were 17 of us and all ages from 2 - 78 Years old and everyone had a great time enjoying the musical horse show and all the interesting exhibits in the museum.
This was the last Fort to explore on our trip and the kids were not impressed with it at all. There is really not much to see and learn. The staff didn't seem to knowledgeable which I was not impressed about. They have asked not...More
Always wanted to visit this Fort and finally made it this year. Such a great story told in reading the posting around the Fort. The staff there are amazingly friendly and knowledgable. Great souvenir shop! Take your time and read the history on this tour!...More
Rather boring inside but reminded me of the old west. It was the first RCMP outpost in Canada. They have the RCMP horse musical ride here in July and August. I believe it said 2 PM on the sign. The history reading inside is quite...More
If you are interested in history it is worth a stop. It is a recreation of a NWMP Fort. They have a small reenactment of the Musical Ride. This was the best part of the visit. It will cost you an extra $5 to bring...More
For something so important to our history, I think it could have been more. Ensure the musical ride is going to take place on the date of your visit or this could be a disappointment. Site is run by summer students and they lack the...More
Like so many frontier situations, Fort MacLeod reminds us of the tough beginnings of Alberta. Simple and small this fort stands in downtown Fort Macleod to state that Canada once had to be carved out of the lands of the indigenous .
Fort visit was much better than expected. The number and diversity of exhibits within the Fort required more time to view and read. Very enjoyable and educational. Highly recommend as a must do. Also the linked with the town centre heritage displays.