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Helen Schuler Nature Centre

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Address: Indian Battle Park Road, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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+1 403-320-3064
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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The Helen Schuler Nature Centre is an urban nature centre delivering...

The Helen Schuler Nature Centre is an urban nature centre delivering diverse and dynamic nature interpretive programs in our community through a team of volunteers, staff and partners. Hours of Operation: Regular Hours (October to May)Tuesday - Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Summer Hours (June to August)Daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Admission: Admission is free. Donations are greatly appreciated. Driving Directions: •at 3rd Avenue South and Scenic Drive South, turn west into the river valley •at the bottom of the hill turn right•follow the road and turn left after the Alberta & Baroness Picnic Shelters•the Nature Centre is currently in this temporary location while our main centre undergoes renovations until early 2014.

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Pleasant walk.

The walk along the grounds and the centre are very pleasant on a nice, not so windy southern Alberta day. Don't see this on a cold, very windy day.

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Saanichton
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17 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The walk along the grounds and the centre are very pleasant on a nice, not so windy southern Alberta day. Don't see this on a cold, very windy day.

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Lethbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Helen Schüler is a great place to visit with children. You can see Sophie, a gopher snake; Jerry, a toad; and a salamander in the building. There are educational exhibits and a gallery room. The building is beautiful and eco, too. Climb the stairs to the roof to check out the view and enjoy the garden. Check out the... More 

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Thank Mary G
Calgary, Canada
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575 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must-see attraction for Lethbridge. Everything is super well done. The staff know everything there is to know about the local birds and animals, as well as the ecologies of the various landscapes in and around the city. Lots of things to see and experience, and a great rooftop viewing area. Great for families, adults, anybody who has... More 

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Thank BenLar137
Barriere, Canada
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22 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I love how some cities manage to maintain a little piece of nature and keep it for those that want or need to be closer to nature. We strolled through this area after a memorial service reaping the sounds of wildlife and water. Lethbridge has done a good job making this area work for them. I could move here and... More 

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Thank Sandy C
Lethbridge, Canada
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A top class facility for kids and adults alike to learn about flora and fauna of the Oldman River and its surroundings from friendly volunteers. There are self guided nature trails and programmes for kids - most are free.

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Thank JJawandering
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A nice and peaceful way to explore a bit of the what the coolies have to offer. It's common to see me deer and other small wildlife you see a lot of porcupines Birds and insects

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Thank Anthony R
Saskatoon, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Some mildly interesting things here. More geared to school classes and the like.Maybe more interesting in the spring during bird migration but not much happening in August.

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Thank ivylab
Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

First time to HSNC and really like it a lot. This guy name TOM is really knowledgeable. He talked about the history with it being flooded out and one part of the room is from the original building. It is all bees...there are lots of exhibits and very interesting things about these different type of bees. Top of the building... More 

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Thank AMSHL
Lethbridge, Canada
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We've visited the Nature Centre several times over the years but this was our first viewing of the new building ( completed in the past year ). The small bee exhibit was interesting and there are several other exhibits however we expected to see more information about birds and animals in this new facility. As others have mentioned the living... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Our visit to this museum was very enlightening about Bumble Bees which were featured at our time of visiting. The exhibits were well displayed and the people there were very knowledgeable

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