New in the St. Albert History Gallery – An introduction to residential schools

After the completion of the work by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, there are still many questions about the residential school period in our history. In St. Albert we had two residential schools and we’ve taken some of the things that our visitors have asked us, some information that we’ve found in our […]

From the Archives: Victor Post

We are excited to announce that the Musée Héritage Museum Archives has completed processing and describing the records of Victor Post. Post was a fascinating and accomplished member of our St. Albert community, and we are honoured to be able to preserve his legacy in our archives. Victor Post is most well known for his […]

Aboriginal Outreach at Holy Cross Académie Internationale and St. John Bosco Elementary

  The Musée Héritage Museum programming department was very pleased to be invited back to Holy Cross Académie Internationale for their Winter Carnival. Additionally we traveled to St. John Bosco Elementary in Edmonton to talk with Grade 5 students about the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people of Canada. This year for the Winter Carnival, […]

The Hogan/Belcourt House

Building conservation projects, undertaken by the Arts and Heritage Foundation and the City of St. Albert at all of the heritage sites, follow the Federal Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. We begin each project with the development of a knowledge base from which to prepare a conservation program to […]

Fun with Science on Family Day at the Musée

On Monday, February 19, 2018 the Musée Héritage Museum hosted a Family Day event full of stomp rockets, DIY lava lamps, edible petri dishes, and science experiments by Michael Ng. Visitors also had the chance to check out our current exhibition “A Taste of Science” which will be in the museum until March 25, 2018! […]

Family Day at the Musée Héritage Museum!

Family Day 2018 is coming up on Monday February 19th and we are excited to welcome families and friends to the Musée Héritage Museum to check out our special event between 12-4pm. Drop by to explore our current exhibition,  “A Taste of Science” from the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum and then stick around from […]

Valentine’s Day is coming soon

This is a small selection of gift ideas available at the Musée Héritage Museum for that special someone on Valentine’s Day.     Come on by to the museum, located in St. Albert Place, to take a look at these great items or give us a call: 780 – 459 – 1528.

Valentine’s Day Handmade Craft and Grab Bag

Valentine’s Day is next week and what better way to surprise your special person than with a handmade valentine craft? Perfect for kids to make with an adult. Stop by the Musée Héritage Museum’s gift shop and pick up a grab bag or two.  You can make a Valentine’s Day Elephant “You’re Unforgettable” or a […]

From the Archives: Share the Flame

As we count down to the opening of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games this year in PyeongChang, the Musée Héritage Museum Archives is excited to highlight one set of records in celebration of the Olympics. On Feb. 13-28, 1988, the XV Olympic Winter Games were held in Calgary. In preparation, the Olympic torch arrived in […]

Programs at the Little White School

Happy New Year from all of us at the museum and heritage sites!  Our new year started with drop in family programs at the Little White School from January 2nd to the 5th. At each of the programs, visitors were able to come by the school, have a look around and make a fun take […]