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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Heritage Center, Saskatchewan


For more than a century, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have kept crime to a minimum across Canada. In Regina, their primary training center explores the role of the red-clad Mounties. Housed in an elegantly designed stone and glass building on the grounds of the RCMP Academy (where most Mounties and their horses train), the center uses art exhibits, multimedia presentations, and special programming and tours to tell the story of the RCMP. Depending on when you visit, you may also be able to catch the RCMP Musical Ride, the show put on by the Mounties' traveling equestrian troupe that showcases the officers' intricate cavalry drills.

Next: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma

Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Destinations © 2011 by FamilyTravelForum.com and Kyle McCarthy. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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August 31, 2014



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