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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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The best heritage town

We visited a few heritage towns in various locations in the world. This is the best one we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
EyalC1
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Ok if you are out this way

We went here on the recommendation of someone else. The town itself is quite nice, and the horse... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tigsnpoo24
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This restored 19th-century "Wild West" town features live performances as well as horse-drawn carriage rides.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam train” (18 reviews)
“train ride” (23 reviews)
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9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B 1N0, Canada
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+1 250-417-6000
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"steam train"
in 18 reviews
"train ride"
in 23 reviews
"blacksmith shop"
in 9 reviews
"pan for gold"
in 9 reviews
"step back in time"
in 9 reviews
"gold panning"
in 14 reviews
"lots of history"
in 7 reviews
"general store"
in 6 reviews
"general admission"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 11 reviews
"stayed longer"
in 5 reviews
"dressed in period costume"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 6 reviews
"farm animals"
in 5 reviews
"special events"
in 3 reviews
"turn of the century"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited a few heritage towns in various locations in the world. This is the best one we visited!! We arrived by chance as we passed through the area, and we heard about the village in one of the information centers. It was a great...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here on the recommendation of someone else. The town itself is quite nice, and the horse buggy ride around the town was fun for the kids. But having to pay extra for anything inside the town such as the buggy ride and pan...More

Thank Tigsnpoo24
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Fort Steele M, Marketing at Fort Steele Heritage Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for visiting us at Fort Steele Heritage Town! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here, and in particular that your children enjoyed the wagon and train rides. We certainly appreciate that stretching each dollar while traveling is important!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I recently spent 2 delightful nights in the newly (re)opened Windsor Hotel. Our accommodation was very comfortable and the ghosts allowed us great nights sleep. The fresh baking for breakfast was a real treat. All of the staff were friendly and helpful....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good variety of heritage buildings and artifacts that were part of a large town from the 1800's. Steam train ride was great and well worth the time to take. Expect to spend several hours there looking at everything.as there is a lot to...More

Thank Molycat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here many times over the past 20 years and it never gets old. From the street drama to the delicious bakery, it’s always entertaining and interesting. The preserved history, the characters of the time period that roam the streets and mind the...More

Thank Jackie B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for only 3 hours which wasn’t enough time to enjoy all this town has to offer. The gossip tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave many interesting insights into the town. There are about 40 buildings plus a steam train ride, wagon...More

Thank angeleyes27
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bit hesitant to visit the Heritage Town, but were so thankful we did! Bursting with history, this preserved town is a spectacular peek into the Gold Rush era. The staff is very informative; the buildings are interactive. We even got to pan...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are more experiences to be had at the Fort Steele Heritage Town than there are days in a month. How can you pass up a train ride, a live show, the wafting of fresh baked bread, the baby animals, the majestic horses, the clack...More

Thank D9537EYmartham
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow these people have done an amazing job of heritage in the day Can hardly wait to come back and spend more time

Thank KURT S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were all very friendly and helpful and we had a great ride around the site on a wagon. The buildings are all interesting, and most have good information boards explaining their use and history. We spent some considerable time just wandering all over...More

Thank mjc404
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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
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1robert
15 June 2016|
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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.
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Laura S
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Response from CarolynMcI | Reviewed this property |
We were there in June . . it was great.
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