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Museums & Historic Sites

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.
Medalta Museum in Medicine Hat
Medalta Museum in Medicine Hat
Medalta pottery in Medicine Hat
Medalta pottery in Medicine Hat

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Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum

Banff, Alberta
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The Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum is dedicated to the appreciation, interpretation, demonstration and display of the cultures, traditions, and values of the First Nations of North America and their trading partners. The museum seeks to show how the people of this land lived and adapted to their surroundings and each other prior to contact with European culture, and how they continued to adapt after European influences. The Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum provides a link between the past and the present...demonstrating that aboriginal arts and culture is alive and flourishing today!

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Westlock Pioneer Museum

Westlock, Alberta
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Step back in time and browse through our exhibits displaying the pioneer lifestyle. Be sure to check out our amazing collection of Aladdin lamps dolls and vintage firearms. Experience the Bernard Wiese Gramophone collection - the most comprehensive in Western Canada!

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Alberta Central Railway Museum

Wetaskiwin, Alberta
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Here in a vintage 1926 passenger coach you will experience historic train travel maybe for the first time maybe as a way to bring back the sounds and motion of train wheels on steel track from days gone by.

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Best of the Canadian Rockies

Travel through some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada on this fully escorted journey from the stunning Pacific Coast through to the majestic Canadian Rockies.

Expires 2016-08-29
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Teddy Bear Special

Teddy Bear specials for all ages. These diesel-powered trips last 5.5 hours, including a buffet, entertainment, and an awful good chance of a train robbery. Children accompanied by a teddy bear and an adult are free. Three dates are available: July 7th, August 25th, and September 18th. Subject to availability.

Expires 2016-09-18
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Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum General Admission

Come explore Alberta's newest world-class dinosaur museum just 20 km east of Grande Prairie. General admission pricing is as follows:Adult: $14Student and Children (5-17) $7Family (2 adults and 2 Children): $40Seniors/Veterans: $11Children under 5 are free

Expires 2016-12-31
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