Top Historical Places in Calgary

Are you looking to explore the history of Calgary through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Calgary including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Calgary. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Calgary ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Calgary, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Calgary for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Calgary with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Fort Calgary Historic Park

    4.2 (1156 Votes)
    Fort Calgary Historic Park

    Park, Historical Site, Fort, Heritage Building

    Overlooking the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, Fort Calgary was completed in 1875. Unlike other forts that were used to keep invaders at bay, the primary job of Fort Calgary was to prevent the sale of alcohol to the local residents, by the Montana whiskey traders. The completed fort was symbolic of a city being formed in the course of time and the exhibits inside the fort all voice and...Read more
  2. Conversation Sculpture

    Statue, Sculpture

    A quirky art piece, The Conversation stands on Stephen Avenue in Calgary. The bronze statue depicts two men deep in conversation. Many believe they are striking a deal, some say they may be debating while some sinister people think the two are plotting a murder! No matter what, join in their conversation and click a few photos while you are at it!  The sculpture was donated by Norcen ...Read more
  3. Armengol Statues

    Walking Area, Statue

    The Brotherhood of Mankind’ was a sculpture made by Mario Armengol in the year 1967. Found standing outside the Calgary Board of Education offices, the statues are 21 feet tall. They are also known as ‘Family of Man’.
  4. Scotiabank Saddledome

    4.2 (3 Votes)
    Scotiabank Saddledome

    Arena, Stadium

    Scotiabank Saddledome is a good arena where you must come and enjoy different sports and games. The area is clean enough to host any corporate function as well. You will get a cold beer at a reasonable price at the basement of the stadium. The arena is best viewed at night when any concerts are performed. You will get a good view of the games from any corner in the stands. You must not miss the...Read more