New Musée display at Servus Place!

Just in time for the summer season, the Musée Héritage Museum changed out its sports display at Servus Place to include items from St. Albert’s baseball, softball, and tennis history. Please check out the display when you’re on the second floor of Servus Place. If you are interested in more exhibitions, artifacts, or archival materials […]

St. Albert Heritage Sites interpreters ready to welcome visitors to the historic sites!

In preparation for the summer season our interpreters took tours of the Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic site and St. Albert Grain Elevator Park in early May. This year our interpreters also had the opportunity to visit Elk Island Park and participate in a training exercise with other Northern Alberta Provincial Heritage Site Summer Interpreters. […]

From the Archives: Rainmaker Rodeo

With the annual Rainmaker Rodeo fast approaching, the Musée Héritage Museum Archives is excited to highlight some photographs and documents that we have about the history of the Rodeo. In 1965, the Kinsmen Club of St. Albert planned to sponsor St. Albert’s first Rodeo in celebration of St. Albert’s 104th anniversary. Rodeo 104, as it […]

Hogan/Belcourt House – Buildings Tell Stories

    Once the foundation was poured and cured we moved the building back onto the new foundation and began the restoration activities on the structure itself.   For safety reasons we removed the exterior walls of the kitchen and uncovered some useful information. The building provided us with the outline of the original porch, […]

Great turn out for the 2018 Spring Break programs at the Little White School!

Spring Break 2018 was a smashing success at the Little White School with 100+ visitors over 4 days. Kids enjoyed making potato stamps, blowing bubbles, creating Epson salt crystals, and drawing on the chalk board. Parents and Grandparents had fun looking through 1960-1980’s House and Home magazines.     Thank you to everyone who came […]

From the Archives: Annexation

In 1979, the City of Edmonton applied to annex parts of the County of Parkland, the Municipal District of Sturgeon, and the whole of St. Albert. In response to this application, the Government of Alberta announced that it would make its final decision after a panel of the Local Authorities Board (LAB) had completed extensive […]

Spring Break fun at the Little White School!

We have been busy at the Little White School this week during Spring Break.  One more day of activity!  Drop by on Thursday, March 29, 2018 for our final activity of the week, between 11am – 2pm, to explore the 1940’s school house and create a unique take home craft! Thursday: Easter Fun Cut your […]

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, […]