Tours

Our knowledgeable curator, Farley Wuth, gives historical walking tours of Pincher Creek.
Participants are expected to wear appropriate outdoor clothing and foot wear, depending upon weather and suitable for walking.
These tours must be pre-booked.
Contact us at 403-627-3684 for more information.


Historical Walking Tour: The Heritage of Pincher Creek’s Commercial District

Leave from and return to  Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. Early Pincher Creek businesses reflected the agricultural trading nature of this settlement. Relive the Prairie Canadian frontier with tales of the Scott Block, the Union Bank, Arlington Hotel, the Lebel Block, and the Pincher Creek Echo.

Minimum of 3 people, maximum 20.

Fee: $10:00/Person
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes  

Historical Walking Tour: The North Side of Pincher Creek

Leave from and return to  Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. Relive the heritage of the non-commercialized portion of town, located north of the Creek. Tour the unique heritage of the elite and working class residential districts which dot the landscape, much of which has an agricultural history component.

Minimum of 3 people, maximum 20.  

Fee: $10:00/Person
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes


 
Historical Walking Tour: Pincher Creek’s South Hill

Leave from and return to  Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. Heritage houses of substance are chronicled in this walking tour. Many are larger, two-storey structures, and several were owned by early Pincher Creek business people.

Minimum of 3 people, maximum 20.  

Fee: $10:00/Person
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes
 

Historical Walking Tour: The West End of Pincher Creek

June 13th & 18th.  10:30 am. Leave from and return to  Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. The far west end of town was remembered for its agricultural estates and large residences which had NWMP and professional origins. This frontier heritage is highlighted in this tour.

Minimum of 3 people, maximum 20.  

Fee: $10:00/Person
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes

 
Historical Walking Tour: Pincher Creek’s Public Buildings

Leave from and return to  Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. Visit some of memorable tangible and yet-to-be forgotten local history associated with our community’s public buildings.  A vast array of church, school, town hall, and NWMP buildings, some which physically remain and some which are vividly recalled, will highlight this tour. 

Minimum of 3 people, maximum 20.  

Fee: $10:00/Person
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes

 
Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village guided tour by staff and volunteers

Meet at the front desk of Pioneer Place for an intriguing step back into time as you tour through Pincher Creek’s premiere heritage facility, the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village.  Ponder pioneer life in this unique corner of the Canadian frontier as you visit the authentic 1883 cabin of our colourful forefather John George “Kootenai” Brown and our two ranch houses – the family owned Cox House and the corporate Waldrond Ranch house as well as the original Father Lacombe Hermitage organized by Alberta’s famed missionary and an array of additional intriguing heritage buildings.  Tastefully exhibited and encouraging the local history buff to further explore the nooks and crannies of our vibrant history, these structures truly speak of an intriguing heritage era.