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Fort Steele Heritage Town

9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
+1 250-417-6000
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Full of Heritage & Fun!

My wife and I spent an entire day walking through this historic town. What fun! There were plenty... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Vancouver, Canada
A fun and family friendly way to step back in time!

I have taken my family here a couple of times in the summer, and its always been a fun day. We... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Debbie Jo H
Calgary, Canada
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This restored 19th-century "Wild West" town features live performances as well as horse-drawn carriage rides.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

My wife and I spent an entire day walking through this historic town. What fun! There were plenty of signs & information posted everywhere, we received a guide to help us, and the staff is extremely knowledgeable. It was eye-opening, and brought back memories of...More

Thank katighosthunter
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have taken my family here a couple of times in the summer, and its always been a fun day. We love taking the train through the trees, and visiting the ice cream shop. The kids love the sites, and learning about Southeast BC History!...More

Thank Debbie Jo H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fort Steele holds many special memories from my childhood and I think this is a very important place to bring both the young and old when they are travelling in the area. I was a little surprised by the adult admission fee but I can...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were traveling on our Tauck Tour from Glacier national Park to the Canadian Rockies and stopped at Fort Steele Heritage Village for lunch at one of the Fort's Restaurants. The Village is a Heritage Village that has vintage gals & guys that dress in...More

Thank Cathie P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great stop over for a few hours. Train rain is highly recommended as it stops at the most beautiful site for pictures. The Fort is a great history lesson. We liked that the guides at each shop didn't try to stay in character like at...More

Thank siennacanary
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We enjoyed our visit, they do a great job of making the place interactive. They have actors do skits and each of the buildings throughout the day giving a felling of what it might have been like. The bakery had very good fresh bread, and...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Fort Steel Heritage Village is a collections of turn of the century area buildings that have been assembled to re-create live in the 1890's in the Kootenay District. Interpreters explain life in the town as it was in the 1890s, through interesting stories. Our tour...More

Thank GiftedSkier
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My kids absolutely love this place. My only problem was that the last three times I visited this place I haven't seen actors playing rolls in the streets with gun fights like when I was a kid. Other then that it has it's same appeal...More

Thank Sheldon H
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I spent 4 hours walking around the town. The admission is so reasonable and there was a lot to see. The people working there dress in period clothing and there are actors reenacting things in the town. It gives you a great...More

1  Thank avidtravellerscanada
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and I enjoyed walking around this recreation of a prairie town. It was nicely done with lots to see and the restorations were excellent. We also enjoyed the train ride with a view of the cliffs.

Thank williamsU3607FV
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Barb S
22 August 2016|
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Response from Roxie321 |
I am the baker and we make everything on site except Sausage rolls and veggie rolls. I make everything from scratch. There are 2 of us that make sure there are baked goods 7 days àweek. Not sure why you don't think we make... More
15 June 2016|
Response from Laura S |
There are wooden boardwalks that are ramped for access to the buildings as well as a ramp up to the train. In places where there are no boardwalks the roads are very well maintained. Shouldn't be a problem.
Laura S
8 June 2016|
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Response from CarolynMcI | Reviewed this property |
We were there in June . . it was great.