Fort Battleford National Historic Site

Hwy. 4 & Central Ave.
Battleford, SK S0M 0E0- Map It
(306) 937-2621

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Battleford National Historic Site is 2 km (1.2 mi.) off Hwy. 4. The North West Mounted Police district headquarters was established here in 1876 to enforce law and order. The fort became the site of armed confrontations between the First Nations and federal troops in 1885. Five buildings have been preserved; various illustrative exhibits are featured. Costumed staff members provide interpretive information. Historic weapons demonstrations are given, and historic trails also are on site. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Free in 2017 to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Otherwise admission is $3.71; $3.24 (ages 65+); $1.81 (ages 6-16); $9.33 (family, up to seven people with a maximum of two adults).
Hours: Daily 10-4, July 1-Sept. 5; Mon.-Fri. 10-4, late May-June 30. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.