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Batoche National Historic Site

Batoche, Saskatchewan, Canada
+1 306-423-6227
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Excellent presentation of an important part of Canadian history

This site is integral to a good understanding of Canadian history, and the events that happened at... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Toronto, Ontario
Well Worth the Visit

I try and visit Batoche National Historic Site two or three times a year. If you check out their... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
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Batoche, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This site is integral to a good understanding of Canadian history, and the events that happened at Batoche are still reverberating all these years later. The guided cultural tour was excellent, and the 2 children in our party (age 8) were enthralled with the stories...More

Thank CdnMtnGal
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I try and visit Batoche National Historic Site two or three times a year. If you check out their website you will find that they have a number of special events throughout the year which make the experience even more enjoyable and rewarding. A small...More

Thank CruisinSaskatoon
Reviewed 7 October 2017

As with many historical sites - it helps to have a little background before visiting, it will make your experience that much better. Batoche was the small community on the South Saskatchewan River that Louis Riel set up his provisional government in. The community itself...More

Thank Taylor G
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Customer service 5 out of 5. Every staff member was more than helpful and they made our experience wonderful. We highly recommend renting a canoe if you don't have one, the river view was so beautiful

Thank Theo Q
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The park office has a fantastic Museum dedicated to the history of Batoche and that is just the beginning. The site of the old church and house are filled with a terrific display of artefacts, and important locations from the battle are well preserved. We...More

Thank Oilerman
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I recall learning about Louis Riel when I was a kid. Was in the area visiting family and decided to spend the afternoon here. What an enjoyable visit! We chose not to use the shuttle since there was a fee of $2.40 per person. We...More

Thank brynnes
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This location was the final stand and battle for the Metis Resistance and encompasses a vast area . This is a National Historic Site and admission is free this year as part of Canada's 150th Anniversary. There is a very good interpretive center and there...More

Thank Piper C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

First of all this is my third time to Batoche and each time I am fascinated by this site of Canadian history. There is a video, displays of artifacts, information signs, and friendly staff. The site itself has a graveyard that takes you back in...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Batoche is a site many people from Saskatchewan have bever been to considering its remote location. The museum itself does have limited buildings etc. The staff were very helpful, the museum has a cafeteria with good food, and the main building is nice. The added...More

Thank Manoau2002
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

You know something important happened here, and you might be aware it was controversial. But don't come expecting to be educated or informed. The site is not remotely accessible - even the road into the site has been neglected. The reconstructions are only partly done....More

Thank bbanks945
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Allyson C
18 June 2017|
Response from Manoau2002 | Reviewed this property |
not likely I believe they lock the gate after a certain time. There are a few campgrounds close by (maybe? duck lake or rostern)
4 September 2016|
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Response from Bob155042 | Reviewed this property |
Middleton camp is were the NWMP fought not much there there are some markers to read and you can still see the gun pits were they were dug in not much to see there.. Fort Carlton is better to see there is a Fort there and... More
18 April 2015|
Response from sister2012 |
What days and hours are you open? Also cost of admission Thanks