April 2017: A Centennial Great War Pilgrimage, Part II by Roy Toomey

I believe it is important to always remember what our military men did, and the sacrifices they made for King and Country. As a historian, I also hope that by remembering our military past, and the terrible price paid in men’s lives, we can avoid such brutal, costly wars in the future. One of the […]

April 2017: A Centennial Great War Pilgrimage, Part I by Roy Toomey

Check out the travels of one of our education programmers, who is a military history enthusiast. He visited some World War sites in Europe. This blog is his personal account of what it meant to him. When I traveled to Belgium and France in 2013, I wrote a series of entries about my trip. (See […]

Arts and Heritage Volunteer and Membership Appreciation Night at the Museum!

Friday night, April 22, 2017, the Arts and Heritage Foundation had a volunteer and membership appreciation evening at the Musee Heritage Museum.  It included good food, great wine, Canadian trivia and a lot of laughter (and beer)! Two of our programmers Roy and Brett were the game show hosts and challenged teams to work together […]

Tunisia mosaic doors at Ronald Harvey Elementary School

We had a great time on March 16th visiting Ronald Harvey School for outreach programs. It is always nice to visit our friends at Ronald Harvey where earlier in the year we presented the Grade 3 Rocks and Minerals program and then were invited back to deliver two Grade 3 Tunisia programs. Throughout the Tunisia program museum […]

Discovery Room Update!

The Discovery room is in full bloom with spring around the corner.   Celebrate the new season and Canada’s 150th by adding your name to our Maple Tree on your next visit! Help us add 150 names to our tree for Canada’s 150th!

From the Archives: “Kincinema” presents!

The Musée Héritage Museum contains the records of the Kinsmen Club of St. Albert since its formation in 1964 up to the early 2000s. Currently, we are processing these records to make them available for research and reference. The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert has been an important part of building St. Albert’s community, including […]

Train station and grain elevator photos

One of the museum staff was driving home the other night and stopped by the grain elevator site at just the right moment to see a beautiful February sunset!

From the Archives: St. Albert Comets

St. Albert Comets hockey team, ca. 1973 – 1979. Teresa Gagnon fonds, Musée Héritage Museum, 2013.22.02. The Musée Héritage Museum would like to highlight some hockey records from our archives! The St. Albert Comets were a local St. Albert hockey team. The Museum holds records of this team from 1973-1979.       Embroidered jersey crest […]

Girl Guides and our shared heritage

Last week a group of Girl Guides visited the Musée Héritage Museum to complete their Heritage Badge and were genuinely surprised to find out that St. Albert is older than Canada by 6 years! We talked about Canadian currency and looked closely at the images and scenes found on our money. We discussed what these […]

From the Archives: St. Albert in the Future

On January 12, 2017, a 50-year time capsule was unveiled in the lobby of St. Albert Place to celebrate St. Albert’s Community Vision and Pillars of Sustainability. The Musée Héritage Museum was involved in advising the packing of the time capsule and preservation of items inside it. List of items that are inside the time […]