Saskatoon Historic Sites & Interpretive Centres
A National Historic Site, Wanuskewin encompasses a picturesque valley and tributary to the South Saskatchewan River. Northern Plains Indians have been living, hunting and gathering on this site for at least 60 centuries. The site was once a significant Buffalo hunting centre. Stories of the past and the people whose ancestors experienced them await your visit to Wanuskewin.
Built in 1884, the Marr Residence is the oldest home in the city on its original foundation. Boasting a unique history that includes being used as a field hospital during the Riel Rebellion in 1885, the home is open to the public on weekends in the summer.
Meewasin Valley Centre
The Meewasin Valley Centre educates visitors on subjects such as the Meewasin Valley Trail, Saskatoon's history, the South Saskatchewan River and the Future of the River Valley. The centre, which is open seven days a week, includes informational displays and interpretive programs.