Remembrance Day at the Musée Héritage Museum

   November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice.  Alberta & the Great War is an exhibition from the Provincial Archives of Alberta currently on display at the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert.     This exhibition, “…commemoriate[s] the centennial anniversary of the First World War…dedicated to how the war affected […]


National Aboriginal Veterans day 2018

On November 8, we honour the contributions and sacrifices of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis men and women who have served in military and peace operations at home and abroad. As this year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, we would like to remember a few of the Métis […]


Outreach program at ESSMY Junior High School, with a special guest!

Last week the Musée Héritage Museum programmers visited ESSMY Junior High School for a presentation on St. Albert Métis history. Students learned about important Métis symbols and passed around items that included the sash, moccasins, beadwork, and beaver pelts. The students and the museum programmers got a welcomed surprise when Phyllis Webstad, the founder of […]


2019 Archives Calendars are now here!

Drop by the Musée Héritage Museum shop and support your local archives by picking up a 2019 archives calendar for $5.00. The calendar features historical photographs from archives across Alberta showing the various ways Albertans have engaged in recreation and entertainment. You’ll see photographs of sports, theatre, music, dance, and other leisurely events in Alberta. […]


Preparation for Alberta & The Great War exhibition

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in the First World War between the Allies and Germany. It came into force at 11 a.m. Paris time on 11 November 1918, “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”. The Musée Héritage Museum is currently setting up an exhibition, created by […]


Eek! Fest at the Musée!

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Eek! Fest invaded St. Albert Place. This pop-culture and “nerd”- culture extravaganza brought in a lot of visitors, many of whom were cosplaying as their favourite movie, cartoon, and video game characters. The Musée Héritage Museum itself had more than 400 people come through its doors! We showed clips of […]


An Afternoon of Beading at the Musée Héritage Museum

October 20, 2018 from 12pm-4pm at the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert… … join our special guest, Krista Leddy, and learn to bead!  Krista has beading kits for $10 available so you can begin a project of your own, or if you have already started a project bring that along.    And, while you […]


Recap of Archives Week 2018

Each year, Archives Week is celebrated by all archives across Alberta and to celebrate, educate, and make people aware of what archives have to offer. From Sept 28 – Oct 5, 2018, the Musée Héritage Museum Archives had a feature display table set up to highlight some of our archival materials related to entertainment, which […]


Amplify and Eek! Festivals 2018

Amplify Festival and Eek! Fest are both happening this weekend, and the Musée Héritage Museum is excited to partner with both events. The ever-popular tie dying is back at Amplify Festival this year, October 12-13, 2018, at the Kinsmen Banquet Centre. Participants will be able to show off their uniqueness by tie dying a t-shirt. […]


Orange Shirt Day event at the Little White School

On Thursday, September 27th, the Little White School was host to an Orange Shirt Day gathering. The Orange Shirt day website states,  “Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013.  It grew out of Phyllis’ story of having […]