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Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

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Address: Hwy 16, 50km east of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Alberta T6G 2P8, Canada
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Visit this award-winning provincial historic site showcasing Ukrainian...

Visit this award-winning provincial historic site showcasing Ukrainian settlement in East Central Alberta (1892–1930). Be a time traveler and interact with costumed role players portraying real-life Ukrainian pioneers. Explore more than 30 historic buildings including three churches of Eastern Byzantine Rite, a fully-functioning grain elevator, blacksmith shop and burdei (sod hut). Sample traditional food and visit our gift shop. Numerous special events.Located 25 minutes or 50 km east of Edmonton on Highway 16, just 3 km east of Elk Island National Park.

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Visited in the fall. It was beautiful with the trees in fall colour. It was less busy since it was off season which was nice. The staff dress in costumes and help create a feeling... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The buildings and interpreters are good. The food and drinks are completely overpriced. I was glad we brought our own waters, because they charge $3 per bottle of water. I recommend you bring a picnic lunch, and do not forget your own water bottles!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited in the fall. It was beautiful with the trees in fall colour. It was less busy since it was off season which was nice. The staff dress in costumes and help create a feeling of going back in time. Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is an amazing place to visit. They cater to all ages and help with mobility challenged visitors.

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Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Only 25 minutes away from Edmonton, this Museum captures the historical challenges and struggles of Ukrainian immigrant's who settled Central Northeastern Alberta. Visitors are taken back in history by character re-enactments of life at turn of 20th century in Alberta's wilderness and the progress of a courageous determined ethnic group looking for freedom and a better future. The Village also... More 

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Live taking my out of country relatives here. It is a great place to spend the day walking talking and listening to a fascinating history of how the Ukrainians first settled here. Gift shop is great and if you like Ukrainian food or have never tried it they have a kiosk there that offers a great taste platter. So you... More 

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alberta
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

This place is very well maintained and there are some interesting buildings to see. Great to walk and get some exercise in while enjoying some authentic buildings from time gone by!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We took our grandkids out their for the fall festival. Love the history. Great family day and my grandchildren had a very good time. We will definitely be going back.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This re-creation of the lives of the Ukrainian homesteaders and farmers is so informative. A very good tour with a knowledgeable guide is available. Most of the staff are from the area and this is their history of their families and conveyed so well. Staff in period dress are in many of the buildings. Informative signage is throughout the park.... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A few of us went and enjoyed the step back in time, like to to see and old fashioned candy to purchase. The actors did an amazing job the blacksmith was interesting to watch, we spent just over 3 hours and would recommend others to go for the educational experience.

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Tofield, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

WHAT A COOL PLACE! the way they take you directly back in time to the good days is absolutely incredible. They really show you their culture and let you live a day in the life of the way it used to be. The people in costumes and everything plus a real blacksmith! definitely recommend taking your kids out for the... More 

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