Fort Edmonton Park

Fort Edmonton Park is an outdoor living history museum in Alberta, Canada, featuring life and activities from 1846 to 1920.

At Fort Edmonton Park, Alberta, visitors can explore the history of Alberta’s capital city through four distinct historic districts, including the 1846 Hudson’s Bay Company Fort and the 1905 Street. Guests are encouraged to explore the grounds on foot, or take a ride on one of the many historic vehicles, such as the horse-drawn streetcars or the antique steam train. Visitors can also take part in interactive interpretive programs in the park, including guided tours, workshops, and educational activities.

At the Park, guests can explore a variety of attractions, including the animal farm and petting zoo, the fort’s blacksmith, the 1905 midway, and the antique carousel. Throughout the summer, guests can also enjoy a variety of special events, including the Canada Day fireworks show and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival.

In addition to the historic attractions, Fort Edmonton Park also features a variety of modern amenities, such as restaurants, a movie theatre, and a shopping centre. The Park also offers a variety of recreational activities, including a playground, mini golf, and a swimming pool.

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Facilities at Fort Edmonton Park

  • Horse-drawn wagon rides
  • Steam train and streetcar rides
  • Historical demonstrations and re-enactments
  • Period-style shops and restaurants
  • Tour of the 1920s-era streets
  • Petting zoo
  • Pioneer-style games
  • Historical walking tours
  • Interpretive centre
  • Special events and festivals