Housed within historic McKay Avenue School, which is the oldest standing brick school in Alberta, the facility offers curriculum-based, hands-on programs for students; a museum highlighting the history of Edmonton Public Schools and Alberta's early political history; and archives where historically significant documents are preserved for future generations. Designated a Provincial Historic Resource in 1976 and a Municipal Historic Resource in 2015, McKay Avenue School has played an important role in the educational, social and political development of Edmonton and Alberta. Visiting hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4p.m. Admission is free.