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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7P 0B7, Canada
+1 306-931-6767
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Very Interesting Place

The place is very beautiful, has a unique flavor different from any heritage locations. Enjoying... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Mohamed S
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Saskatoon, Canada
Beautiful Location

We spent a few hours here on a work visit. Watched an amazing hoop dancer who then gave us a lesson... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Lindsay-and-Neil
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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 good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“first nations” (27 reviews)
“bannock” (7 reviews)
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RR #4, Penner Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7P 0B7, Canada
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+1 306-931-6767
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"medicine wheel"
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"gift shop"
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"buffalo jump"
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"bison stew"
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"meeting place"
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"indigenous culture"
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"tee pee"
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The place is very beautiful, has a unique flavor different from any heritage locations. Enjoying the outdoor walk to view the actual first people life.

Thank Mohamed S
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We spent a few hours here on a work visit. Watched an amazing hoop dancer who then gave us a lesson on how to hoop dance and make the shapes. We had lunch here which was only average. We then wandered around the exhibits before...More

Thank Lindsay-and-Neil
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Booked this venue for a business meeting and was more than satisfied with the meeting room, food, service and scenery.

Thank Caroline H
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Beautiful place with some lovely history and great scenery, the guided tour is lovely with lots to see. Would be a great place for children to lean about the heritage and culture of Canada.

Thank emzmac
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Amazing look into saskatchewan and Native american culture via videos, talks, displays within the building with so much more to offer in the surrounding land. A wonderful nature hike that shares a rich history and sites that were used by in tune people long before...More

Thank Chris K
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

the Wanuskewin park is a small park on the edge of Saskatoon has lots of trails and exibites good day trip

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Went to a wedding luncheon at Wanuskewin. The staff are very friendly. The food was simple (couple picked make-it-yourself sandwiches and soup) but extremely well done (delicious). The facility is clean and well maintained. Lots of displays to look at both inside and outside the...More

Thank TanzlyB
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 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
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andrewmcd0nald, Manager at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

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
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andrewmcd0nald, Owner at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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
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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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