Top 14 Attractions in Calgary for Families

Family on a hay ride at Granary Road
Family on a hay ride at Granary Road
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Top 14 Attractions in Calgary for Families

Whether you're in the city for a vacation, have an afternoon to explore the city, or are passing through on your way to the mountains, these attractions can't be missed!

Calgary is home to an exciting collection of attractions that will spark your imagination and get your heart racing. From the wild side of the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo to the sky high views of the Calgary Tower, our city has tons of fun things to do for an experience you will never forget.

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Downtown Calgary Attractions for Families

 

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Address: 850 4 St SE

 

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Man and women on a date at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Explore downtown Calgary attractions like Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

 

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Women looking at the sun setting from the Calgary Tower

See some of the best views of downtown Calgary from the Calgary Tower

 

Fort Calgary

Address: 750 9 Ave SE


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Calgary Attractions for Families to Visit this Summer

Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo has a dedicated Calgary Transit C-Train stop and can easily be accessed by car with paid parking available on site. With TELUS Spark located nearby, you can combine a day at both attractions for a convenient family friendly outing.

Address: 210 St. George's Drive NE

 

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A little girl peeking over the glass at the penguins at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

Families love seeing the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo's best dressed birds.

 

Heritage Park Historical Village

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Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park

Exploring Heritage Park is one of the most popular attractions for families in Calgary

 

The Hangar Flight Museum

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The Hangar Flight Museum

Sit in historic air crafts.

 

TELUS Spark Science Centre 

Address: 220 St Georges Dr. NE

 

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Parent and kids experimenting with science projects at Telus Spark

Make memories with the family at Telus Spark

 

Other Great Calgary Attractions

 

Bow Habitat Station

Free parking is available at the park’s main entrance with bike path access from many areas of the city.

Spruce Meadows

Downhill Karting

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Glenbow Museum

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Rendering of the Glenbow Museum rooftop patio

Rendering of the Glenbow Museum rooftop patio

 

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

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