Fort Mcmurray Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Fort Mcmurray

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There is such a great variety of activities in the Canadian Rocky Mountain area, with another interesting facility being the Fort McMurray Heritage Park, which is approximately 234 miles north of Edmonton. This historical village depicts Canadian life in the early 1900's, and has the following activities available:

1. Heritage Park contains an assortment of historic buildings and relics from this community's distinct past. Walk through the trapper's hut, the drugstore, and a Catholic Mission and learn some moving specifics about their history.

2. Ft. McMurry also has supports a museum that has a number of fascinating objects, such as the two railroad cars, several historic buildings, the collection of handcrafted items from the early 1900's, and an Historical Resource Center. Other interesting displays relating to the early bush pilots, fishermen, logging industry, river transportation methods, and the variety of fur traders and other industry of the early 1900 residents... read more arrow
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Since oil sands are important to the economy of Canada? The Oil Sand Discovery Centre is certainly a destination, located in Fort McMurry, Alberta, that provides some fascinating information about the science and technology utilized in Alberta's Oil Sands.

Opening in 1985, this center is in the heart of the world's largest oil deposit, and has a fascinating display providing the Oil Sands Story, and many programs and events. The Oil Sands story contains these components:

1. The Resource – explains why this is the largest oil reserve in the world, with an estimated 1.7 to 2.5 trillion barrels of oil in the surrounding area.

2. Mining the Oil – demonstrates the use of the large scale commercial machinery used for the open pit mining essential to successful operation of the complete oil recovery process.

3. Extraction – explains the hot water extraction technique originally used to separate the oil from the oil sands through the newest techniques used today... read more arrow

* Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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