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Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada

 

Fort Museum - A replica of the original North West Mounted Police outpost built in 1874, the museum explores early Native, pioneer and police history in the region. Two original buildings still stand on the site, which contains a pioneer blacksmith shop, chapel and dispensary. View a colorful local version of the RCMP musical ride, performed four times daily in July and August by students dressed in replica uniforms. Special celebrations are held July 1. 

Open: May 1- Oct. 15 daily 9 am-5 pm. (July 1-Aug. 31, daily 9 am-8:30 pm), Oct. 16-Dec. 23, 10 am-4 pm weekdays, Closed Dec. 24-Feb. 28; Mar 1-May 1, 10 am-4 pm weekdays


Location: 219-25 Street 
Phone: (403) 553-4703

Empress Theatre - Historic vaudeville roadhouse and silent picture theatre since 1912. Oldest operating theatre in Alberta. Restored, it now offers first run movies, community and professional theatre presentations and musicals. 
Open: July to Sept. Live Music Concerts throughout the year call 1-800-540-9229 for scheduled events and rates. 
Location: Main Street
Phone (403) 553-4404 
Admission: Charged

Downtown Historic District - In 1984, the Fort Macleod downtown area was declared the province's first historic district. Contains some 30 buildings of historical significance, which have been developed in a walking tour format. 
Phone: (403) 553-2522

 

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