Alberta & the Great War: An exhibition from the Provincial Archives of Alberta

October 30–January 13, 2019 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm

Remembrance Day Hours: 9 am–1 pm

November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice. Created by the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 2014, this exhibition “…commemorate[s] the centennial anniversary of the First World War…dedicated to how the war affected Albertans on all fronts. Historical memorabilia such as photographs, letters and newspapers transport the visitor to the Great War era.”

The exhibition story includes: The Western Front, Women in the War, The Home Front, Opposition and Oppression, and The Aftermath. With artifacts included to bring the text to life, each of the subjects will inform us about how this earth-shattering global event affected St. Albert, the province and the country.

Join us on Saturday, November 17 for Letters from the Front: a reading of First World War letters from Alberta soldiers.


St. Albert History Gallery

Opened April 1, 2017 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm

In honour of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, The Musée Héritage Museum is pleased to present its brand new St. Albert History Gallery. Through new exhibits, explore a variety of stories from the earliest people to modern-day events. The new flexible layout means you can look forward to regular story rotations that cover a wider range of subjects!

New sections coming in 2018:

  • March: Residential Schools: some commonly asked questions
  • July: New immigration stories
  • October: Edmonton Opera collection: 18th and early 19th century costumes

We hope you enjoy the new St. Albert History Gallery at the Museum!


Pandemic!: A Cautionary Tale

January 22–March 24, 2019 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm


Gold Mountain Dream!: Bravely Venture into the Fraser Valley

April 2–June 2, 2019 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm


Looking Back Again

June 11–September 8, 2019 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm


Sit Down and I’ll Tell You a Story

September 17 – November 17, 2019 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm


Enemy Aliens: Internment in Canada, 1914–1920

November 26, 2019–January 19, 2020 at Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm


Learn more about past exhibitions at the Musée Heritage Museum.

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St. Albert History Gallery

Visit the museum to explore the new permanent history gallery! Explore a variety of stories from the earliest people to modern-day events. The new gallery is split into sections, with regular rotations of community stories.