Heritage Park

Heritage Park is a living historical village in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, showcasing the history of Western Canada from the 1860s to the 1950s.

Heritage Park Historical Village in Alberta is a living history museum, full of interactive activities and events for all ages. Visitors can explore more than 150 years of history in the park's authentically-recreated historical village. There, they can experience life in the Canadian West during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Visitors can experience a ride on the turn-of-the-century steam train, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, explore the historical village and see historical artifacts in the Gasoline Alley Museum. They can also take part in activities such as candle-making, blacksmithing, and panning for gold.

There is also a variety of live shows and performances throughout the park, such as the Wild West Shootout and the Historical Street Theatre. In addition, the park offers a variety of food and beverage options, and shopping in the historical village.

Heritage Park also offers a variety of educational programs for school trips, summer camps, and organized groups. These programs teach about the history of the Canadian West and the people who lived there. The park also hosts special events throughout the year, such as the Heritage Park Festival of Quilts and the Heritage Park Winter Festival.

How to get to Heritage Park

Facilities at Heritage Park

  • Historical Village - Explore more than 60 historical buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Historic Gasoline Alley - Tour a collection of more than 200 antique automobiles, from horse-drawn carriages to modern vehicles.
  • Train Station - Climb aboard a vintage steam train for a scenic ride around the park.
  • Carousel - Enjoy a ride on the vintage carousel.
  • Kettle and Stove Museum - Check out a collection of antique kitchen appliances and tools.
  • Pioneer Settlement - Step back in time to explore a recreated pioneer settlement.
  • Museum of the Highwood - Learn about the area’s history in this interactive museum.
  • Heritage Centre - Discover the stories of Alberta’s pioneers at this museum.
  • Wagon Rides - Take a leisurely wagon ride around the park.
  • Picnic Areas - Enjoy a picnic lunch in one of the park’s beautiful picnic areas.