McAlister's Motors houses many interesting artifacts as well as vintage autos and tractors. In 1932, Bert McAlister purchased the land on Railway Avenue where McAlister Motors now sits. The same year, he purchased and moved the Fraser's Men's Wear Shop building from its Main Street location to the land. This was the start of McAlister Motors, a garage and Ford dealership. Over the years, the building continued to be used as a garage and then as a base for a trucking firm.
Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum is an international institute for experiential learning dedicated to Alberta's palaeontological heritage, through research, collection, preservation, exhibition, public programming, publications and innovative outreach. It is a world-class facility featuring exhibit galleries, theatre, classrooms, palaeo-labs, restaurant, gift shop and a fossil walk.
We are open May long weekend to September long weekend from Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., we are closed Mondays. Located throughout the town: Nels Johnson Blacksmith Shop, NAR Station, Paszkowski Heritage House and Anderson Hall create a streetscape and façade that reflects the prosperity viability, and history of our town. Antique lighting, town clock and historical plaques take us back to bygone years. Emmanuel Anglican Church is now also part of the growing complex.
$40 family admission at Glenbow includes up to two adults and four youth. Discover remarkable collections and exhibitions of art and culture.
Before you embark on this road trip, ensure you’re properly fueled for a day of exploring in Medicine Hat. This package includes overnight accommodation and family admission to Medalta Historic Clay District where you can learn in an industrial museum, ceramic arts facility, and art gallery. Restrictions apply.
General Admission to the Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site includes access to historic buildings, an interpretive trail, an amazing machinery yard and engaging exhibits. A family consists of 2 adults and children under 18 years of age. Children aged 5 and under are free.
Discover the First Nations, Fur Trade and Missionary at Dunvegan that all contributed to the formation of our great nation. Celebrate a significant piece of Canada’s heritage by exploring Historic Dunvegan’s four fully restored historic buildings, playing games, learning a craft, enjoying family entertainment and enjoying a piece of cake. Regular admission fees apply.
Witness history come alive as Alberta's Ukrainian community celebrates its pioneer roots as well as all things Ukrainian in the province today. An afternoon concert featuring the best in Ukrainian dance and music takes place at this annual event co-hosted with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Alberta Provincial Council. Other family fun includes a visit to the historical village, children's activities, village market and a food festival. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chair for seating.
Explore the history of coal in the central Alberta area. Fun day for all ages. Old fashioned games, activities for kids. Rides on the Percy-like train. Enjoy displays depicting the Railway and coal mining, the reason the railways came here. Tour the gardens and other historic buildings. Visit the Station Garden Railway where period trains will be running. Enjoy a self-serve light lunch in the Station Beanery (name for station restaurants in early days).