Arts, Culture & Heritage

Boasting a wealth of cultural heritage, east central Alberta is laced with over 50 museums and historic sites throughout the region, featuring a variety of interesting collections all ages will enjoy. Historic Main Streets, murals, and unique roadside attractions are located throughout communities across the region.

Museums & Historic Sites

NORTHEAST - HWY 28 & 29

  1. Alberta Railway Museum 24215 – West of Fort Sask – 780-472-6229
  2. Bonnyville & District Museum 4401-54 Ave – 780-826-4925
  3. Cold Lake Museums – 780-594-3546
  4. Elk Point Mural 100' long historical mural on 50th Ave – 780-724-3810
  5. FORT GEORGE & BUCKINGHAM HOUSE SE of Elk Point – 780-724-2611
  6. Frog Lake Massacre National Historic Site Heinsburg
  7. Gibbons Museum 4709-48 Ave –780-923-2148.
  8. Heinsburg - Railway Theme Park – 780-943-2333
  9. Lac La Biche Mission National Historic Site – 780-623-3274
  10. Mallaig & District Museum – 780-635-3757
  11. McGuire Tractor Museum South of Gibbons – 780-973-6296
  12. MÉTIS CROSSING North Sask. River & Hwy 855 – 780-656-2229
  13. MUSEE ST PAUL MUSEUM 5409-50 Ave, St. Paul – 780-645-5562
  14. RCMP Memorial Statue - SE of Waskatenau – 780-358-2208.
  15. Redwater Museum Downtown – 780-942-3206
  16. Rich Lake Museum – 780-623-7756
  17. Saddle Lake Museum & Cree Indian Sculpture – 780-726-3829
  18. Smoky Lake Museum Off Hwy 28 – 780-656-3033
  19. Thorhild Museum located in Thorhild Library 210-7 Ave – 780-398-3502
  20. VICTORIA SETTLEMENT South of Smoky Lake – 780-656-2333
  21. Vilna Poolhall & Barbershop – 780-636-3620

EAST - HWY 15 & 45

  1. Basilian Fathers Museum Mundare – 780-764-3887
  2. BOIAN HALL & ROMANIAN HERITAGE MUSEUM Willingdon – 780-367-2337
  3. Canadian Moravian Museum Bruderheim – 780-436-8190
  4. Chipman Historical Foundation – 780-363-2383
  5. Dewberry Valley Museum Next to village office – 780-847-3053
  6. FORT SASKATCHEWAN MUSEUM & HISTORIC SITE Downtown – 780-998-1783
  7. Lamont County Churches Historic Tours – 780-895-2233
  8. Shandro Museum Willingdon. By appt July & Aug – 780-603-0616
  9. Two Hills & District Historical Museum – 780-657-2438

EAST - HWY 16

  1. Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre Lloydminster  – 306-825-5655
  2. Beaver Lake Cairn Historical Site SW of Mundare. – 780-456-0407
  3. Innisfree Prairie Bank Of Commerce Museum Mainstreet – 780-592-3886.
  4. Lavoy Akasu Hill Minburn County
  5. Mannville Historical Telephone Exchange and Cross Roads Museum – 780-763-2304.
  6. Ranfurly & District Museum – 780-658-2107
  7. Paradise Valley Climb Thru Time Museum – 780-745-2150.
  8. Strathcona County Bremner House –780-416-6739
  9. STRATHCONA COUNTY MUSEUM & ARCHIVES - 913 Ash St., Sherwood Park – 780-467-8189. 
  10. UKRAINIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE VILLAGE on Hwy 16 – 780-662-3640.
  11. VEGREVILLE REGIONAL MUSEUM 1 km east of Vegreville – 780-632-7650.
  12. Vermilion Heritage Museum 5310 – 50 Ave – 780-853-6211.

SOUTHEAST - HWY 14

  1. BUFFALO ADVENTURES (Buffalo Park Centre). Wainwright – 780-842-9247
  2. EDGERTON MUSEUM Hwy 894 – 780-755-2189
  3. Holden Museum – 780-688-3593
  4. Irma Museum - 780-754-2261
  5. Ryley Museum – 780-663-3653
  6. The Legion of the Frontiersmen – 780-457-0646
  7. Tofield Museum – 780-662-3269
  8. Viking Museum N end of mainstreet – 780-336-3066
  9. Viking Ribstones Historic Park
  10. Wainwright Museum 1001 – 1 Ave, Wainwright – 780-842-3115
  11. Wainwright Rail Park & Battle River Trestle – 780-842-3138

SOUTHEAST - HWY 13

  1. Alliance Museum – 780-879-3911
  2. BODO ARCHAEOLOGICAL CENTER South of Provost – 780-753-6353
  3. Camrose & District Centennial Museum - 780-672-3298
  4. Camrose Heritage Railway Station & Park - 780-672-3099
  5. Chauvin Museum 4810-1st Ave – 780-858-3881
  6. Diplomat Mine Museum SW of Forestburg
  7. Forestburg Historical Museum – 780-582-2298
  8. LOUGHEED IRON CREEK MUSEUM Hwy 13 – 780-386-2337
  9. Provost & District Museum – 780-753-6667
  10. Sedgewick Archives Gallery & Museum; Goose Creek School - 780-384-3741
  11. St. Norbert's Rosenheim Church South East of Provost – 780-753-6697

GRAIN ELEVATORS

  1. Andrew Grain Elevator Interpretive Centre Downtown – 780-365-2237
  2. Paradise Valley Climb Thru Time Museum – 780-745-2150
  3. LOUGHEED IRON CREEK MUSEUM Hwy 13 – 780-386-2337
  4. Radway Krause Grain Elevator – 780-736-3542

ART GALLERIES

  1. Fort Saskatchewan Dow Centennial Centre Art Gallery – 780-992-6400.
  2. Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre 4420-50 Ave. – 306-825-5655
  3. Strathcona County Art Gallery @ 501 – 780-410-8585
  4. The Gallery in the Lutheran Church 4916 - 49 Ave. Holden – 780-603-9387
  5. Tofield Beaverhill Lake Nature Centre Art Gallery – 780-662-3269
  6. Vegreville Historic Train Station Art Gallery – 780-632-2288
  7. Viking The Station Gallery & Arts Centre Guild – 780-336-3466
  8. White Earth Gallery of Art CN Station, Smoky Lake – 780-656-3918