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Heritage Park Historical Village

Heritage Park is a 'living history village', comprised of more than 180 exhibitions that attempt to show what life was like in Alberta in the 19th and 20th centuries. Set on 127 beautiful acres of parkland, and located just 15 minutes from Calgary's central business district, Heritage Park makes for a worthwhile daytrip, especially if you have kids in tow. Highlights include steam train rides, and an impressive collection of vintage automobiles. Thousands of genuine historical artefacts have been used in the creation of the park, while other buildings and scenes have been faithfully recreated. Costumed interpreters educate and entertain visitors, bringing the history to life.

Address: 1900 Heritage Drive Southwest

Website: www.heritagepark.ca