St. Albert Heritage Sites open for the 2022 season!

The Arts and Heritage Foundation of St. Albert is excited to announce that the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park and River Lot Heritage Sites are open this summer beginning May 21, 2022.  We invite you to drop by during our open hours for tours of the 1906 and 1929 grain elevators and the restored houses […]

Archives Moment: The St. Albert Star/L’Etoile de St. Albert newspaper collection

  The Musée Héritage Museum Archives has a large collection of newspapers. We certainly have the St. Albert Gazette in all its transformations over the years, but we also have some early papers that circulated in the early 1900s. First as we retrace the history of newspapers in St. Albert, the period from 1909 to […]

Museum Moment: 2022 Year of the Garden

Come visit the Discovery Room at the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert. Our gigantic interactive display will help you explore the soil beneath your feet. Test your knowledge with fun wall spinners. Kids can try to find the wiggly worm in our slide show scavenger hunt. Our Discovery Room is a place where families […]

Museum Moment: Discovery Room to commemorate Year of the Garden

  Come explore our interactive and family friendly Discovery Room space at the Musée Héritage Museum! Kids can search through the gallery exhibitions with a variety of scavenger hunt. Here you will find educational puzzles and games for families to play. Each month we change up the Discovery Room with different themes, activities, and crafts. […]

Archives Moment: Archives Challenges

Archivists have several tasks in order to get records ready for public viewing. One of those tasks is description work, actually describing the records. The task may seem simple but there are quite a few challenges. First, when we acquire records from a person or organization, if the records are ordered or labelled in some […]

Museum Moment: Spring Break 2022 at the Musée

Visit the the Musée Héritage Museum, Tuesday- Saturday 10-5pm for a variety of family fun during Spring Break.   With warmer weather around the corner our Explorer Backpacks are a great way to get outdoors with the family! Walk along the Sturgeon River and use the tools and activities in the backpacks to discover and […]

Museum Moment: Hole Family Display

St. Albert has been served by many citizens who have contributed to our quality of life and the building of our community. People like Sam Cunningham who served on the Northwest Council and led the St. Albert Rifles, or the Perron family whose businesses, political participation and sports involvement helped to shape the fledgling town. […]

Museum Moment: New Inuit Education Kit

We have a NEW Inuit Education Kit at the Musée Héritage Museum to offer teachers, community groups, and anyone interested in learning more about the Aboriginal People of the Canadian Arctic. One of the three Aboriginal groups of Canada, Inuit people have a rich culture that you can explore through Inuktitut language resources, replica tools, […]

Archives Moment: St. Albert Historical Society photos

The St. Albert Historical Society photographs include some of the most requested resources at the Musée Héritage Museum Archives. The photographs were initially gathered by the St. Albert Historical Society for various projects, with the largest being the publication of St. Albert’s history book, The Black Robe’s Vision, in 1985. The museum initially acquired the […]

Museum Moment: Education Kits

  The curriculum based Education Kits at the Musée Héritage Museum are a great opportunity to bring the museum into a classroom, home-school setting or any community groups that enjoy interactive learning! Education Kits support introducing a topic, enhancing a school unit, and encourage conversation around the unique objects in each kit. Select books and […]