Holiday Programs

Families and Children of all ages are welcome to our Winter Programs, drop-in by donation!

December 27–29 classes take place at the Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert) and January 2–5 classes take place at the Little White School (2 Madonna Drive, St. Albert)

December 27 – Amazing Arctic!

10am – 4pm

Learn all about Canada’s arctic; touch and feel real museum artefacts, discovering what they might be used for and why, learn how to write your name in Inuktitut and create a landscape of the Aurora Borealis using pastels.

December 28 – Winter Olympics

10am – 4pm

Skate, ski, or sweep down to the Musée Héritage Museum to compete in the museum Winter Olympics! Get up close to real museum artefacts that athletes would have used in the past, play Winter Olympic-inspired games and make a Winter Olympic-inspired craft.

December 29 – New Year’s Celebration

11am – 4pm

It’s a party! Drop-in to the Musée Héritage Museum for some light refreshments and make some crafts you can use to ring in the New Year.

January 2 – Sock Snowman

11am – 2pm

Come by the Little White School to make a sock snowman using spare fabric, ribbon, buttons, and other remnants, just like people long ago!

January 3 – Snowy Day Science

11am – 2pm

Stop in to the Little White School to take part in some snowy day science experiments!

January 4 – Make-Your-Own Hot Chocolate!

11am – 2pm

Drop-in to the Little White School to mix up a jar of homemade hot chocolate and add your own unique blend of fun toppings!

January 5 – Winter Birdfeeder

11am – 2pm

Swoop over to the Little White School to create a winter birdfeeder that will help our feathered friends when their food sources are scarce.


Birthday Parties

Celebrating a child’s birthday? Make it memorable with a birthday party at the St Albert Grain Elevator Park or the Little White School!

  • Birthday party cost: $120 for a maximum of 10 guests (not including adult chaperones). Additional guests are $10 each for a maximum of 12.
  • Birthday parties must be pre-booked and paid in full before the party date. Please contact museum@artsandheritage.ca or 780-459-1528 for booking information.
  • Party is 2 hours, which includes programmer-led activities as well as time for cake and presents
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your party start time to set up, and stay 15 minutes afterwards for clean up.
  • We provide napkins, forks/ spoons, lemonade, and homemade ice cream (upon request). You provide food, cake, decorations, and goodie bags.
  • Please limit number of adult chaperones to two.
  • The St Albert Grain Elevator Park is open to the public between 10 am – 5 pm on Saturdays, May (Victoria Day long weekend) through the September long weekend (Labour Day); while our interpreters strive to direct tours away from the area where parties are taking place, there will be visitors on the site while your party is there.

guides-and-scouts2-300x109

The Musée Héritage Museum offers specialized programs for Brownies, Girl Guides, Cubs and Scout groups which will complete badge requirements in a fun and unique setting!

Brownies: Aboriginal People in Canada or All about Canada
Girl Guides: Folklore or Provincial Heritage
Beavers: Crafts or Heritage Storytelling
Cubs: Canadian Heritage or Aboriginal Awareness
Scouts: Heritage Badge (Museum or Heritage Site location)

Please contact museum@artsandheritage.ca or 780-459-1528 for booking information and costs.


The Musée Héritage Museum offers public programs throughout the year for adults & youth. Including:

Looking for unique local tour opportunities for your group? The Musée Héritage Museum hosts Adult & Senior Group Tours year round. Tours include our feature exhibition and St Albert History Gallery and tea and biscuits. Our programmer can answer any questions you may have, or better yet we would enjoy listening to memories and stories your group members might want to share. Programs can be designed to meet your group’s needs.

Travel to your facility or meeting place to offer these programs for your organization or club may be an option. Please contact museum@artsandheritage.ca or 780-459-1528 for additional information.

Please note we also have summer season, interpreter led tours, at the St Albert Grain Elevator Park, the Founders’ Walk and Father Lacombe Chapel.

Search Collections

Explore items from the museum’s object database.

Learn more.


Blog

Read about the latest happenings at the Musée Heritage Museum by visiting the blog section of the website.

Learn more.