It’s Time to Go Back – Way, Way Back – To School!

And just like that, summer is over, and it is time to go back to school. Here at the museum we are also going back to school – way, way back to school in the 1940s! Come visit our new “Old School” Discovery Room, and see how school life was for kids over 60 years […]

Harvest Festival 2014 — A great day!

We had a blast hosting Harvest Festival in St. Albert once again, on one of the nicest days we had seen in a week! Hundreds of people came by to enjoy the sunshine and have some fun, which included a scavenger hunt, kid’s crafts, live music, a beer-sampling garden, mini donuts, a petting zoo, and […]

Brutinel: An extraordinary man comes to life in a new exhibit at the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert

There has been recent discussion in the news about the possibility of St. Albert and Edmonton merging their transit systems to create better transportation options between our cities.  In light of this, wouldn’t it be interesting to take a look at the man who created an interurban railway line between St. Albert and Edmonton more […]

Harvest Festival 2014 is Sunday September 14!

Now that it is fall (or is it?), it is time for our annual Harvest Festival at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park taking place from 11am-5 PM on Sunday, September 14, 2014.  A big draw this year is a farm animal petting zoo from Horse Sense, which will include a mini cow, pony or […]

How I found the definition of Archives through some Aboriginal insight

Hi everyone, this is your resident archivist Vino speaking again. I recently attended the Association of Canadian Archivists annual conference in Victoria, BC in June 2014. The conference was titled “Archivatopia”. The conference invited archivists from Canada and around the world to look at the ideal future for archives and how we can go about making this […]

The Food Trucks Were Here!

Thank you to everyone who dropped by our new food truck event on Friday August 29, 2014!   There were twenty three hundred people who arrived at the grain elevator heritage site between 5-9pm to check out the event, listen to the music, tour the elevators, and EAT!   The weather was perfect with a […]