Our centennial Great War pilgrimage to Belgium and France continued… Day 2 took us to Ghent. Belgium is a wonderful country, and driving in the Belgian and French countryside and small towns is enjoyable, but driving in the larger cities is ridiculous, especially when roads are blocked off by construction. Most towns are so old […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]