Built in 1902, the Blacksmith Shop Museum is the oldest operational Blacksmith Shop in Alberta today. While some additions and alterations have been made over the course of its hundred year old existence, the shop’s original forge continues to be used in blacksmithing demonstrations taking place today. Admission is free, donations are gratefully accepted.
From September to June, we are open 5 days a week and July to August, we are open 7 days a week. The Peace River Northern Alberta Railway Station, built in 1916, is a 20th century wood frame building. It consists of a one and a half story passenger and operations building with an attached one story freight shed, each with bell cast roofs. It serves as the tourist information hub for the community. You can explore the period rooms furnished as they would have been in the station’s early days of the 1920s and 1930s.
Visit the place where Red Deer began. The Fort marks the place where First Nations and Metis people, along with European settlers, came together at the only place to safely cross the Red Deer River in the 1870s. We are open from the May long weekend until Thanksgiving in October. Come for a picnic, a program, an event, or to get your hands dirty in our heritage garden. Please call 403-346-2010 during the off-season and we'll be happy to help you out.
Edmonton is the capital of Alberta and bursting with family fun! Experience the unique convenience West Edmonton Mall has to offer while staying in a unique theme room right at the mall. Explore the city at your own pace and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Camp in comfort. Cook bannock and trapper’s tea over a fire. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the fur trade. Camping fee includes a Fur Trade Camp Kit: bison hide, period cooking kit and utensils, blow tube and flint/steel fire-starting kit, bannock mix, trapper’s tea, spices, oil and soap.
Take a step back to 1937 and the first day of a coal miner in the Drumheller Valley. Discover the area’s culture first-hand at two historic sites...Rub shoulders with miners, wear work clothes and handle artefacts before unwinding with a Hungarian-style meal. June 10, August 19, September 9, October 14.
National Aboriginal Day - Wednesday June 21st 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. In the "Moon of the Longest Day", we celebrate First Nations' contribution to Canadian society. Experience the sound and spectacle of drumming and dancing. Interact with our performers. Listen to Blackfoot Elders tell stories about the plains buffalo culture. Guided facility tours, a live display of Alberta Birds of Prey, and indigenous food sampling are all included. Try your hand at Atl Atl throwing, an ancient hunting technique.
Gates open at noon at the Historical Village. Fun, food & festivities throughout the day, entertainment by local musicians. Bounce house, games, official ceremony led by the Legion Pipe band and colour party, birthday cake and more all to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday. See you there!
Attention all motorcycle enthusiasts! The museum, in partnership with Honda Canada is again pleased to welcome all motorcyclists to join us for this great event. In 2016, more than 1000 motorcyclists took part. Look for an organized ride near you, put a group together yourself, or come on your own. All brands, riding clubs, riding club members are welcome. All rides end up at Reynolds-Alberta Museum. Motorcycle participants receive free admission for the rider and passenger, special assigned parking. The cafe features a Ride to Reynolds special. Test drives provided by Honda's Come Ride With Us program.