Fort Walsh

Interact with History

Once the site of a bloody massacre that changed the course of history Fort Walsh played a pivotal role in Canadian and American History.  Costumed employees help tell the stories of early Western settlers.  Take a guided tour of the fort's buildings, the Fort Walsh townsite, two cemeteries and a reconstructed whiskey trading post. Visitors can also explore the ridge along Battle Creek on self-guided trails and view exhibits in the Visitor Reception Centre.  Approximately 45 minutes from Medicine Hat.