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Batoche National Historic Site

Batoche, Saskatchewan, Canada
+1 306-423-6227
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Good to learn a bit of history.

Good way to spend an afternoon and learn some of history about Saskatchewan and the area. There... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Bob155042
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Saskatoon, Canada
Very interesting look at history!

My husband and I both decided to go back and visit Batoche as we had been in grade 4. It was nice... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
kmjsanders
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“the river” (7 reviews)
“bullet holes” (5 reviews)
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Batoche, Saskatchewan, Canada
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+1 306-423-6227
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"gift shop"
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"day trip"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Good way to spend an afternoon and learn some of history about Saskatchewan and the area. There are building's and artifacts to learn about some nice view to look at.

Thank Bob155042
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I both decided to go back and visit Batoche as we had been in grade 4. It was nice to see the site as an adult and see some new additions as well. We even brought our dogs along who enjoyed all...More

2  Thank kmjsanders
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Nice to see. You have buildings you can go through and see how they lived, how they fought and the things that were used back in time. Lots of history and price is right. Walk around the grounds and talk to the people that work...More

2  Thank countryside40
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Spent a warm July afternoon visiting this site of recent western Canadian history. I had previously visited the site and was delighted in the improvements that have been made notably the addition of an open air tour bus and guide. I found the staff were...More

1  Thank freezer_12
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

we went on a smokey afternoon that happened to coincide with 'KidsFest', the staff are all very friendly, the outbuildings are informative as is the interpretive centre, all ages would enjoy

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Who'd have thought that a near-forgotten tale of early settlement and a bloodied riverbank could be so interesting! The museum is beautifully set up, the restored buildings and the old grave yard evoke a real spirit of that past.

2  Thank John S
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

This is where Louis Riel fought the British over the rights for the Metis land, this is a very interesting fort reconstructed with many original artifacts, guided tour is helpful in understanding what happened at Batoche in the 1800's. The church with original bullet holes...More

3  Thank 97217cwsa
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

You have to experience it to really appreciate everything it has to offer. A must visit. You will not be disappointed.

2  Thank Crystal S
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

To visit the National Historic site at Batoche is to step back in time and remember that history is a critical factor in understanding our own situation, even if it is not really broadly taught in schools any more. This is an outstanding site and...More

5  Thank John V
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

I have read many books on Louis Riel, Gabriel Dumont and Sir John A MacDonald and the NW Rebellion. Finally, I visited the historic site of Batoche. The site is beautifully kept and the staff working at the site are very polite, helpful and proud...More

6  Thank skibumal
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Allyson C
18 June 2017|
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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)
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canayen
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
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LeeadamsMelita
18 April 2015|
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Response from sister2012 |
What days and hours are you open? Also cost of admission Thanks
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