Historic sites and museums open for the summer

Alberta Culture & Tourism

More than 18 provincially-owned historic sites and museums are open for the May long weekend until the end of the summer season, during the Labour Day long weekend.

For evacuees of the Alberta wildfires, regular admission fees will be waived at provincially-owned historic sites and museums until September 5. Evacuees will be required to provide photo identification or a postal code as proof of residency for family admission. We hope access to our sites and museums provides an opportunity for displaced Albertans to enjoy some activities together during this difficult time.

In 2015-2016, a total of 889,860 people visited provincial heritage facilities ranging from Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump near Fort Macleod to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin. For a complete listing of all provincially-owned historic sites and museums and their hours of operations please click here.

Season Opening Dates

  • May 15 through Labour Day Weekend (Sept.5):
    • Victoria Settlement (near Smoky…

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