Special Delivery

Learn about the history of mail delivery in Western Canada.

About the Program

The arrival of letters in the mail was always exciting in the days before cells phones and computers. Learn about the history of mail delivery in Western Canada from the arrival of the mail bag on the train to sorting it in the Post Office. Students will learn how to write a letter to Santa or a relative and properly address the envelope. Receiving a stamp, they will mail their missive at our historical post office. Assisting the Post Master or Mistress they will hand deliver letters to various locations around the Park.


  • 2 hours of programming.
  • Tour of Midnapore Station
  • Tour of Post Office
  • Mail Sorting & Delivery Activity
  • Letter Writing Activity

Does Not Include:

  • Access to Heritage Park before the start time of 2 pm on the day of the program.
  • Admission to Gasoline Alley Museum.
  • Parking Fees.

Additional Information

Exploring the Park before or after a youth group program is NOT permitted. The Village is closed at this time.

Each program is designed for a maximum of 30 students due to space restrictions within the buildings. If you have additional students please call the education team to discuss if this accommodation can be made. The program fee includes 30 students and the adult supervisors within the required ratio. Teachers are included in the ratio. A fee will be charged for any additional students or adults. There is no charge for one-on-one aids. If paying for any additional adults and/or students, no refund will be granted if numbers change the day of the program.

Please contact us for subsidized rates if needed for your school.

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Program Details



Program Times

2 pm - 4 pm Saturdays

Program Dates

Nov. 25 - Dec. 16, 2023 Saturdays only

Class Size


Age Range

Youth Groups Age 9-12 years

Visit Heritage Park

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2V 2X3

Email: info@heritagepark.ca
Phone: 403.268.8500

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