Celebrating Our Stampede Legacy

Feel the thrill of the Chuckwagon Races, hear the music of the Midway and put yourself in the middle of Stampede's greatest stories at Sam Centre! Dedicated to making The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth a year-round experience, Sam Centre will bring history to life through immersive exhibits, captivating showcases, compelling storytelling and interactive experiences.

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The Galleries


Ross Glen Gallery

Utilizes mankind's oldest and most powerful communications tool — storytelling — to build strong and surprising personal and community connections with Stampede.


Scown Gallery

A self-guided adventure of the storied past of Stampede and its cultural connections to Calgary and southern Alberta.

Behind the Scenes

Stampede Experience

Evokes emotions by utilizing technology to recreate the real-life thrills of the Rodeo, Chuckwagon Races, music and Midway.

"Sam will show visitors the character, the grit and the perseverance of the peoples that make up southern Alberta"

- Don Taylor, Donor