Alberta Museums, Heritage & Historical Sites

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Alberta Museums, Heritage Sites and Historical Landmarks help us remember and honor the important moments embedded in our history. Each Alberta community museum, regional historic landmark, heritage street and/or building, provincial and national historical site celebrates the traditions and innovations of our first pioneers and the language, dance, dress and cultures of our First Nation people.

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Alberta Historical Sites

Alberta, Canada heritage and historical sites celebrate, protect and recognize such destinations as dinosaur archaeological dig sites, land slides, heritage rivers, fur trading posts, North West Mounted Police forts, wildlife sanctuaries, pioneer settlements, historical homesteads and First Nation villages, battle sites and hunting grounds. Some sites are free admission and are as simple as a self guided walk along a pathway decorated with information signs.The more developed sites tend to be paying attractions with an assortment of various services and amenities. Some of the extras may include gift stores, restaurants, art galleries, ancient exhibits, artifacts, movie theatres, board rooms, interpretive tours and actors dressed in period clothing.

Alberta Museums

Almost every community in Alberta has a museum telling the stories of the region. Community and regional museums house important artifacts and provide loads of information detailing the past in the region. There are also specialty museums which operate on a theme and focus on a particular part of our past. For example there are museums which specialize in aviation, farming, dinosaur, natural resources and more. 

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1729 21 Ave, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

## Bomber Command Museum of Canada Museum honouring those who served with Bomber Command and British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during World War II. Dedicated to the preservation of World War II aircraft and artifacts of those who served. Open d...
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219 25th St, Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada

The Fort Museum is dedicated to preserving aspects of the great story of Fort Macleod, the NWMP, and the First Nations people of Southern Alberta. During the summer months the Musical Ride is performed 4 times a day with 8 riders and their horses performing...
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111 Bear Street, Banff, Alberta, Canada

**Are you an explorer, an artist or an adventurer? ** Are you drawn to the power and inspiration of the Canadian Rockies? The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies invites you to experience the history, art and culture of these mountains. Visit the Whyte M...
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4200 HWY 2, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum is a historical, education, and interactive opportunity to explore the history of sport in Alberta. Designated as a major tourist attraction; we are not your typical museum. It is an entertaining place to visit... t...
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110 Century Drive, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

### Surrounded by stunning Canadian Badlands landscape, the Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is famous for its fascinating and story-rich tours. **Hours of Operation** May 3 – June 269:45 am - 6:00 pm June 27 – July 319:45 am - 8:30 pm August 1 – A...
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219 25th Street, Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are one of Canada’s most recognized symbols. The Mounted Police were created in 1873 when Canadian Prime Minister John A. MacDonald proposed to the House of Commons that a police force be established to bring order to the Cana...
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1900 Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

### Heritage Park Historical Village is Canada´s largest living history museum. We offer guests a total immersion experience in the history of Western Canada beginning from the 1860s. Step back in time to our historical village, open seasonally from mid-May to...
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