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Museums & Historic Sites Culture, Heritage & Arts

Delve into the past at one of Alberta’s hundreds of museums and historic sites. Rewind 250 years to experience the beginning of the fur trade. Relive the adventures of the cowboys and pioneers at an original 1882 ranch. Learn the history of coal mining and climb the last wooden tipple in Canada. See how the Ukrainian settlers preserved their roots. Step back 8,000 years to the time of the Plains Indians and trace their history at sites older than Stonehenge. Now take a really big jump back 75 million years to the time of the dinosaurs and see one of the largest collections of dinosaur skeletons in the world.
Edmonton downtown skyline
Downtown Edmonton and Muttart Conservatory

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Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Wetaskiwin, Alberta
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The Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin interprets the impact of technological change in transportation, aviation, agriculture and industry from the 1890s to present day. Visitors will see a wide variety of vintage cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, stationary engines, tractors, agricultural implements, aircraft and industrial equipment. The museum is named after Mr. Stan Reynolds, a Wetaskiwin businessman and world-renowned collector who donated a core collection of 1,500 artefacts to the Province of Alberta.

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Anthony Henday Museum

Delburne, Alberta

This community museum is located on Main Street in Delburne. Learn about Anthony Henday who passed through this area in 1754, while on a mission for the Hudson's Bay Company. The museum is housed in a former CN station and also features four floors of exhibits located in a CN water tower.

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Stephansson House Provincial Historical Site

Markerville, Alberta
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Restored to its 1927 appearance, Stephansson House Provincial Historic site was once the home of famed Icelandic poet Stephen G. Stephansson. Costumed storytellers provide interpretive programmes and house tours where you can experience the spinning of wool, baking, household chores or poetry readings – all as it was in the 1920s.

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Prairies & Rockies

The grandeur of the Canadian Rockies awaits you! Travel the famous Icefields Parkway, Drumheller, Cypress Hills and Edmonton.

Expires: 2017-06-21
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