Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village 


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Come walk the boardwalks chronicling our pioneer past at the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. Here, you can experience how the western Canadian frontier shaped Pincher Creek in becoming the third oldest surviving settlement in Alberta. Relive the past by touring through our 27 authentically exhibited heritage buildings surrounded by visually stunning grounds.

Experience stepping back in time while inside Kootenai Brown's 1883 cabin, the 1878 NWMP Horse Barn, the Waldrond Ranch House and many other local historical buildings. Join us for any number of exciting heritage events throughout the year including Canada Day. School groups are encouraged to ask about our educational programs. Engage ina guided tour of the Village or a historical walking tour of the community.

Permanent Collections and Exhibitions

  • CPR Caboose
  • 1884 Waldrond Ranch House
  • 1887 Cox House
  • Laundry Exhibit from 1880's
  • 1930's/1940's Doctor's Office 
  • 1920's Gietz House and Stove Shop exhibit
  • 1916 Cyr Family House
  • Exterior False Fronts of Early Pincher Creek Stores
  • General Store Exhibit
  • Military Exhibit
  • Car Garage and array of vintage cars, including1927 Ford Model T Roadster Convertible, 1929 Ford Model A four door sedan Murray body, 1929 Whippet
  • 1878 North West Mounted Police Horse Barn
  • Early 1900's Cyr Country School
  • Late 1800's Blacksmith Shop
  • 1930 Doukhobor Barn
  • 1940 Doukhobor Bath House
  • 1903 Berry Family House
  • Quarry Car
  • Sod House
  • 1897 Ward Family Cabin
  • John George "Kootenai" Brown Cabin 
  • Early 1880's Kootenai: NWMP Cabin
  • 1885 Father Lacombe Hermitage
  • 1894 Fishburn School No.311 
  • Heritage "Pioneer Roots" Gardens


  • School Programs
  • Historical Walking Tours
  • Bus Tours
  • Canada Day Celebrations
  • Southern Nights Entertainment Series