Chiniki Cultural Centre

Chiniki Cultural Centre, Morley: Address, Phone Number, Chiniki Cultural Centre Reviews: 3.5/5

Chiniki Cultural Centre
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Uncover a truly authentic experience celebrating food, art, music, culture and storytelling. Visitors can enjoy an indoor experience in Stones Restaurant, Gallery Shop and Culture and Historic Exhibits or participate in special programming and experiences in an authentic tipi encampment.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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3 reviews
Very good

Calgary, Canada13,392 contributions
Apparently they are closed for the winter, but the highway signs don't say so
Nov 2018 • Couples
As a true traveller, if you see an interesting sign, you turn off and explore. Well, don't do that here: Although there are several very large, colourful signs on the highway suggesting it might be open, they aren't, and you'll be wasting a lot of time. You wouldn't guess a Cultural Centre would only be open seasonally. We did recently turn off the Trans Canada, over the cattle grate etc, only to find a lot of animal waste, likely horses, in the parking area and even on the sidewalk in front of the door. Not an inviting sight. In trying to find out more, it looks like they don't even have a proper web site (the one on the highway sign doesn't exist), so we don't know if this just a flash in the pan, or if they are a real operation. If you are looking for a true Aboriginal cultural experience, go to Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump, Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, or the Tsuu T'ina Cultural Centre/Museum. Those seem to have gotten their acts together... It's sad this operation does not respect the travelling public enough to post "closed for the season" on all their big colourful signs.
Written 1 December 2018
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Matthew L
West Harrison, IN119 contributions
Hidden stop which should not be hidden
Jul 2018 • Family
The Chiniki cultural center is not easy to locate, it is behind the gas station/convenience store so if you stop to refuel at the Morley exit make sure to drive up the hill and around behind the gas station to find the entrance to the cultural center. The displays are great and the information is well laid out. The Stones restaurant was nice as well, I would recommend making a stop on your way to Banff National Park or on the way back to Calgary.
Written 6 July 2018
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Canmore, Canada57 contributions
A memorable visit!
Feb 2018 • Friends
Both myself and my friend who came along to enjoy not only the Chiniki Cultural Centre but also to have lunch in the Stones restaurant are from the Banff and Canmore area, we are also tour guides and have always wanted to visit the Cultural Centre. What an experience I tell ya... from the moment we walked into the building the staff greeted us with much kindness and great service. While visiting the museum side of the facility we were very fortunate to have a local Stoney member by the name of Laine to give us in depth information and history of the Stoney people and of other nations to see where many differ in their ways of life. I just can’t say enough on how wonderful of an afternoon was spent at the Centre... we are looking forward to the Spring and Summer months when the members will begin hosting activities and story telling out in their tipis (the ones WE all see from our cars driving by on the Trans Canada Highway).
This location is a great place to bring your family of all ages!!!
Written 17 February 2018
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