Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

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Dancer at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Interpretive Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HIKE TO THE DRIVE LANES

May through October, first Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hike to the ancient drive lanes with our Blackfoot guides. Hear stories of how the Plains People hunted the mighty buffalo. Participants should be prepared for an off-trail hike and dress appropriately for inclement weather. Bring your lunch and water bottle. Please register in advance as space is limited (phone 403-553-2731).

  • September 6, Moon of the Leaves Falling
  • October 4, Moon of the People Going to Winter Camp

DRUMMING AND DANCING ON THE PLAZA

Every Wednesday in July and August

Two performances daily: 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Experience authentic First Nations culture in the open air of our plaza. Our best native dancers perform to the beat of Blackfoot drumming and singing. Hear stories of how drumming and dancing connect us with the ancient buffalo hunting culture.

BUFFALO HARVEST DAYS

September 26 to 28, Friday to Sunday

Celebrate Alberta Culture Days with us! Join our Blackfoot guides on a guided tour through the building. Participate in our ever popular “Living Off The Land” artifact demonstrations. Taste buffalo themed cuisine from our cafeteria. Sit with an elder and hear stories about the Plains People long ago. Watch First Nations artists demonstrate their skills and display their artworks. Sale discounts in our gift shop for all three days! Free Admission all three days. Shuttle bus service and cafeteria open.

Open daily, year-round
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday.
Please note: no ATM available on site.
Shuttle service only in the summer season.

Phone: 403-553-2731


SPECIAL EVENTS BOOKINGS

Call toll free in Alberta at 310-0000, then dial 403-553-2731
Hours of operation

  • Open daily, year-round
  • For hours of operation visit www.headsmashedin.org
  • Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday

 

Last reviewed/revised: August 25, 2014