From the Archives: St. Albert street names

If you are a long-time resident of St. Albert, you may know that the Downtown and Mission area of St. Albert used to have some very different names. The Mission area in particular had streets named after saints. Today, we still have St. Vital Ave. But we also used to have St. Alphonse (Maple Drive), […]

Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  The Musée Héritage Museum have an assortment of gifts for your special someone.  Please stop in to check out our selection of jewellery, books and other great gift ideas. If you are interested in other items from our gift shop, please call us to find out more at […]

How the Laura Plantation in New Orleans is connected to St. Albert’s Father Lacombe Chapel

Staff at the Musée Héritage Museum look for professional development opportunities to build knowledge and skill related to their work at the museum.  Brett attended a conference in 2018, near the end of the year, and shares her experience below. Hi everyone. This is Brett Lamoureux, one of the Musée Héritage Museum’s education programmers. I […]

Installing Pandemic at the Musée Héritage

We are installing a new exhibition this week, Pandemic!: A Cautionary Tale, set to open on January 22, 2019 at the Musée Héritage Museum. This fascinating new exhibition will explore the outbreak of global diseases and their lasting impact on our history. You will find information about historic global pandemics, such as the Spanish Influenza […]

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Canada by the University of Alberta

In the fall of 2018 the St. Albert Public Library held a 12-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Canada by the University of Alberta. This course, offered by the University, was the most popular MOOC course in Canada for 2017. Topics covered included the fur trade, political conflicts and alliances, residential schools, land […]

Wintertime Fun at the Little White School

It is already the last week of the kids’ Christmas vacation, so if they are tired of hanging around the house, and you are looking for something to do, then drop in at the Little White School in St. Albert. We have planned three days of wintertime drop-in activities and crafts and hope to see […]

Transportation photo exhibition at Red Willow Place

The Musée Héritage Museum recently installed a new photo exhibition at Red Willow Place in downtown St. Albert. Working with Red Willow Place the museum has installed a series of different themed photo exhibits over the last a year, and this last one in the series looks at transportation in St. Albert. Beyond typical forms […]

Christmas is just around the corner!

When visiting the Indoor Farmer’s Market in St. Albert Place be sure to stop by the Musée Héritage Museum’s Gift Shop to see our assortment of children’s items and stocking stuffers for the holiday season. There are a lot of unique items to choose from that make great stocking stuffers! Items on sale include a […]

Hogan/Belcourt House Conservation

Work at the Hogan/Belcourt House on river lot 24 in St. Albert has progressed throughout the summer of 2018 and here is an update of some of the work that has been completed. To see the previous blog post about work at the Hogan/Belcourt House go to: Hogan/Belcourt House Once the removal of the rotten material […]

November programming at the Musée Héritage Museum

Only a few weeks into November and the programming department has been busy at the Musée Héritage Museum. School programs have kept the museum education space busy. In the Tipi As Home program students learn about how to build a tipi and learn the values associated with each tipi pole. Above are images of the […]