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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3J7, Canada
+1 306-931-6767
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Overpriced and Overrated Walking Trail System

The front desk greeted us enthusiastically and explained all about the trails and told us about an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather B
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Thunder Bay, Canada
via mobile
One shell of a waste of time...

First and foremost, it is important to understand that the primary focus of this facility is to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taylor G
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Visitors can learn about the culture of the Northern Plains Indians at this historic site, with reenactments of native dances, pow wows and games.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3J7, Canada
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+1 306-931-6767
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The front desk greeted us enthusiastically and explained all about the trails and told us about an exhibit they have installed in the building and how great it was. There were a few other couples there. When we first went to see the exhibit, there...More

Thank Heather B
andrewmcd0nald, Manager at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Heather, thank you for letting us know about your experience here at the park. We take your feedback very seriously as we strive to make every visit to the park a positive one. This was obviously not the case in your experience and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, it is important to understand that the primary focus of this facility is to preserve the rich archaeology of the area. It can be done without needing to draw in visitors with a shell of an attraction, but nobody told these folks....More

Thank Taylor G
andrewmcd0nald, Owner at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Ruth, I'm so sorry that you had such a negative experience here at Wanuskewin. I wonder if you would have some time to chat on the phone so I can better understand some of the details. We would also love to hear any...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're at all interested in indigenous heritage and want an experience that integrates history, art, anthropology, and geography, this is the place. It's informative, the staff are knowledgeable and friendly, the walks are interesting and relatively short, and the setting is lovely. Depending on...More

Thank Lewlee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A special place to First Nations people. A meeting place for a thousand years and it retains the peace of history.

Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice building in a great location. We hiked two of the three trails and it was a peaceful walk. We expected more in terms of displays and art work in the building. People we were with had been previously and had memories of...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recently visiting Saskatoon and decided on the Heritage Park as our outing for a Monday. We have been to many indigenous parks and museums in the USA so thought we would do something in regards to Canadian indigenous. This park was awesome -...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a seminar that was held in this place. The atmosphere was serene and calm.the seminar room was comfortable and we were provided with an adequate brunch and refreshments.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So beautiful to walk the trails here and the scenery is so lovely. Enjoyed the instruction on teepee building. Enjoyed the traditional dancing performed. Gift shop is pricey so didn't buy anything. The statutes of the buffalo and bears out front are incredible. Would highly...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had family visiting from Ontario and Manitoba and decided to spend the afternoon at the Heritage Park. We took in the construction of the Tee Pee, the guided tour outdoors to see the archeological digs and the Ring Dancer. The gift store had many...More

Thank SaskatoonHappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a native cultural heritage museum. It has some hands on activities, interesting displays, guided tours, self-guided tours, a gift shop, and exceptional statuary in front. It is not a large facility, so one can see the displays in a brief amount of time,...More

Thank F4981JCmichaels
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Response from FamilyBucketeers | Reviewed this property |
Head north out of Saskatoon on Highway 11. The route is well marked and easy to follow. very short drive. You will see tourist signs with a Buffalo insignia on them, so watch for these signs. Turn right on Waniskewan... More
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