Museums in Edmonton

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Try to visit one or more of the museums featured in this listing. You may be surprised to discover how rich and interesting this region's history is.

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Reynolds - Alberta Museum .

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Celebrate the "Spirit of the Machine" through exciting audio-visual programs, interactive displays and demonstrations. The Reynolds-Alberta Museum interprets the mechanization of transportation, aviation, agriculture and industry in Alberta from the 1890s to the 1960s. Also home to Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame. Admission: $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3 youth (7 - 17), free for children 6 and under, $15 family. Open year round 9 am - 5 pm with extended summer hours. Closed Mondays Sept through May, except holiday Mondays. Toll Free: 800-661-4726 Address: 1 km west of more..

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Royal Alberta Museum

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You can see, touch and even hear the natural wonders of Alberta at this major city museum. Collections of Aboriginal artifacts, wildlife, live exotic insects and dazzling minerals are on display. Museum Shop and Museum Cafe on site. Parking, strollers, wheelchairs and audio tours available. Admission: $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3 youth, free for children 3 and under, $18 family (rates may vary for special exhibits). Open daily 9 am - 5 pm (call for holiday schedule). For bookings call 453-9131. Tel: 780 453-9100 Fax: 780 454-6629 Address: 12845 - 102 Avenue Edmonton AB T5N 0M6 more..

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John Walter Museum - Historic Site .

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Three original homes of early Edmonton entrepreneur John Walter are on display, featuring activities for children of all ages. Sunday activities include candle dipping, doll making, house building and gold panning. Tel: 1 780 496-7275 Fax: 1 780 496-2955 Address: Located at the bottom of Walterdale and Queen Elizabeth roads

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Alberta Aviation Museum .

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Come and relive Edmonton's rich aviation history in the museum hangar at the city centre airport. Inspect the collection of vintage planes dating back to the 1920s, including aircraft from early commercial and bush flying eras. Authentic and replica World War and more recent military aircraft are also on display. You can also watch volunteers in the process of restoring aircraft and visit the Aviation Gift Shop. Admission: $5 adults, $4 youth (7 - 17), $3 children (6 - 12), $12 family, free for children 5 and under. Open daily. Tel: 1 780 453-1078 Fax: 1 780 453-1885 Address: more..

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Alberta Railway Museum .

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One hundred years of railroading in the west are reflected in 65 major artifacts ranging from passenger cars and locomotives to an authentic railway station. On Canadian holiday long-weekends the public is invited to hop aboard steam or diesel trains for a nostalgic trip. Daily self-guided tours available. Tel: 1 780 472-6229 Address: Northeast Edmonton at 24215-34th Street, 2 km south of Highway 37.

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accessibility:not easily accessible to handicapped
tel:780-472-6229
openingHours:10 am to 5 pm
url:www.railwaymuseum.ab.ca
address:24215-34 Street, Edmonton Ab.
email:hdixon@incentre.net

Edmonton Public Schools Archives and Museum .

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Housed in historic McKay Avenue School, a provincial historic resource and the site of the first sitting of the provincial legislature in 1906, the museum includes a 1920s classroom, a 1950s classroom and the restored legislative chamber. Archival holdings date from 1881. Edmonton's first public school, built in 1881, is also on the grounds. Guided tours may be booked. Group tours by appointment. Free admission. Open Tues, Thurs & Fri 12:30 pm - 4 pm, Wed until 9 pm, Sun 1 pm - 4 pm(May to Oct). Closed holiday weekends. Tel: 1 780 422-1970 Fax: 1 780 426-0192 Address: more..

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Telephone Historical Centre .

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Part of Old Strathcona's charm, has the largest historic phone display in Canada. Interactive displays of phone development in Edmonton. Tel: 1 780 433-1010 Fax: 1 780 433-4068 Address: 10437 - 83 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 4T5

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Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village .

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The Village tells the story of Ukrainian immigrants and their settlement history in east central Alberta from 1892 to the 1930s. Role players in over 30 historic buildings bring history to life. Admission: $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3 youth (7 - 17), $15 family, free for children 6 and under. Open Summer: May 15 to Sept 1 daily 10 am - 6 pm; Fall: Sept 2 to Oct 13 daily 10 am - 4 pm; Winter/Spring: (Oct 14 to May 14) prebooked tours only. Tel: 1 780 662-3640 Address: 50 km east of Edmonton on Hwy. 16

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C & E (1891) Railway Museum .

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Recapture the spirit of Old Strathcona at the C&E Railway Museum! Visit a replica of the station where thousands of immigrants, settlers and pioneers first arrived during the days of the klondike. The train station was integral to the development of the City. Guided tours are offered during Station hours of 10am to 4pm, Wednesday through Sunday all summer. Tel: 1 780 433-9739 Fax: 1 780 431-0138 Address: 10447 - 86 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 2M4

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Loyal Edmonton Regiment Museum .

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Two galleries dedicated to the history of Edmonton's own infantry regiments contain pictures, documents and artifacts depicting all aspects of recruiting, training and overseas service. Admission: free (donations accepted). Open Thursdays and Fridays 10am - 4pm. Special tours for seniors, school groups or special bookings. Tel: 1 780 421-9943 Address: Prince of Wales Armouries, 10440 - 108 Avenue

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Ukrainian Canadian Archives & Museum of Alberta .

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Archives and museum depicting 100 years of Ukrainian life in Canada through colourful exhibits, including 5,000 pictures, 5,000 artifacts, and a thousand miscellaneous items. Half-hour tours available with multi-lingual guides. Tel: 1 780 424-7580 Fax: 1 780 466-9920 Address: 9543 - 110 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5H 1H3

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