“Come take a step into the past...into a land before time."

    "…We have to return to our past and learn of our beginnings, only then we will see clearly and all that is ahead of us…”.

    Explore the Blackfoot culture and take a little home with you.

Blackfoot crossing

Oki Napi, welcome friend.

Enter a stunning facility and embark upon an unforgettable journey as you delight in fantastic Exhibitions and dazzling Performances, and enjoy an exciting, authentic, Blackfoot cultural experience.

See below for the center's current news, demonstrations, activities and events. Sample some delicious traditional food in our restaurant or take home a special memory from our gift shop.  Don’t limit yourself to the building! Take a self-guided tour of the numerous historic sites with trail markers to explain the importance of each site.

Come experience this place, see our gallery, watch dance & craft demonstrations, eat our food, ask us questions, and take home a little of our culture with you!

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We invite you to come and explore our interactive exhibits an experience you will want to repeat!


Take a guided indoor tour of our exhibits or a self guided outdoor tour of the valley.

Educational Programs

Now booking school programs 2017-2018. Teachers, inspire your class with an unforgettable experience at Blackfoot Crossing.

Tipi village

Take a short stroll to Tipi Village, where an interpreter will discuss the local flora and fauna as well demonstrate craft and survival skills. Have a picnic or spend the night.

What We Offer

Conference Centre

Come hold your meeting in a place where we The Blackfoot People have been meeting for hundreds of years… you’ll see why this place is so special!
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Premier centre for Blackfoot research, The library holds ever-growing collections of books, magazines archival materials, photos, and oral histories.
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Gift Shop

Stop by our gift shop and take home a reminder of your day at Blackfoot Crossing.
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Drop in to our restaurant and try a bison burger, bannock, a cool drink or a cup of coffee.
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What's New


May 1, 2018

Summer Hours

Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park is now on summer hours effective April 3, 2018 to October1, 2018.

Monday to Friday 9 AM - 5 PM

Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM effective July 1, 2018

Sundays 11 AM - 3 PM effective July 1, 2018

Due to a change in management, the museum will not be open on weekends for May-June except for select days (further details will be posted as soon as possible). However, Blackfoot Crossing is planning to open on weekends for July-August starting July 1. We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your patience and cooperation, as we reform our management team and prepare for summer events.

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June 15, 2018

Museum closure dates

Notice: June 25, 2018

The museum will be closed Monday, June 25, for a staff Professional Development day.

Museum closure dates are always posted to the web site in advance. Please refer to the web site or call 403-734-5171 ahead of your visit to ensure opening hours.

June 15, 2018

Aboriginal Day

Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park will be open for Aboriginal Day on June 21. There will be indoor and outdoor pow-wow dance performances, guided tours, arts and craft activities, and a free BBQ. Admission is also free. Come celebrate with us! Doors open at 9:30 AM and close at 4:30 PM. For more information, please contact Clinton Turning Robe at 403-734-4419 or Waylon Black at 403-734-4417.
June 9, 2018

Prairie Chicken Dance Festival

Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park is pleased to announce Prairie Chicken Dance Festival.


More information to follow.

September 21, 2017

Message from the BCHP Staff

We would like to thank everyone who sent in their answers and opinions via the questionnaire option on the web site and in-person over the past two years. Your feedback is very important to us, as we continue to improve upon and re-develop our strategic plans for the future.
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June 2, 2017


Blackfoot Crossing is always looking for ways to improve our services. Having our visitors comments and feed back is important to us and helps us plan forward. Please take a minute and fill out our online questionnaire.