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Historic sites, museums and archives

Come and explore Alberta's history with us. Choose an experience at a provincial heritage facility, and find information to plan your visit.

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Annual pass to Alberta's history

Annual pass cost and use

The Experience Alberta’s History Annual Pass provides unlimited regular admission for one year to provincially operated historic sites, museums and interpretive centres. It is valid for one year from the date of purchase.

  • Family – $125
  • Adult – $55
  • Senior – $40
  • Youth – $30

The Experience Alberta’s History Annual Pass is non-transferable and allows the holder unlimited regular admission during normal operating hours. Special exhibits may require supplementary admission fees. The Experience Alberta’s History Annual Pass may not be combined with any other discounts.

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Where to purchase

  • Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  • Historic Dunvegan
  • Oil Sands Discovery Centre
  • Remington Carriage Museum
  • Reynolds Museum*
  • Royal Alberta Museum
  • Royal Tyrrell Museum
  • Rutherford House
  • Stephansson House
  • Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
  • Provincial Archives of Alberta

*Note: the annual pass is not sold at Reynolds Museum during some special events

History to explore

Experience Alberta's history at the many provincially-owned historic sites, interpretive centres, museums and archives across the province. Each location has information on their website to help plan your next Alberta adventure.

Download the map of all the locations across the province

This monumental aqueduct system stands as an engineering feat and a testament to the hardy agricultural pioneers who developed the region.

Discover the life and work of Father Lacombe and early settlement in St. Albert. Explore the chapel, grotto and cemetery.

Take a trip through time! Discover the 1792 fur trade history of 2 competing forts and the lives of the voyageurs, officers, country wives and Indigenous peoples of the area.

Canada’s deadliest rockslide buried part of a town under 110 million tonnes of limestone on April 29, 1903, killing more than 90 people.
In the mid-1880s, aggressive government attempts to settle First Nations people on reserves set off a violent backlash at Frog Lake.
Explore 6,000 years of Indigenous plains culture, at the oldest, largest and best preserved buffalo jump in North America.
Explore the stories of Indigenous, fur trade and mission life through four historic buildings on the banks of the mighty Peace River.
Explore the graceful ruins of an early 1900s Canadian-owned Crowsnest Pass coal mining company.
Lougheed House, the Beltline's hub of cultural happenings and programs, is a National and Provincial Historic Site, museum and restaurant.
Discover the history, science and technology of the oil sands. It’s the closest you can get without boots and a hard hat!
This prominent southern Alberta geological landmark is a historical site of great spiritual significance to the Blackfoot peoples.
Discover Alberta's past through millions of documents, photos, films and other records about our history.
The largest museum of its kind in the world, with the largest collection of horse-drawn vehicles on display in North America.

This museum’s vast collection of cars, airplanes, tractors and industrial machines offers a dynamic exploration of our mechanical heritage.

Visit the largest museum in western Canada for a history of Alberta you won’t find anywhere else!
Celebrate the spectacular diversity of life on Earth, from the tiniest grain of pollen to the mightiest dinosaur, at the Royal Tyrrell Museum.
This historic home of Alberta’s first premier, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, comes alive with costumed interpreters, guided tours and special events.
Experience the historically furnished 1927 home of Stephan G. Stephansson, Icelandic pioneer and one of Canada’s most prolific poets.
Come explore Western Canada's first commercial oilfield and the birthplace of Alberta's petroleum industry.
Step back in time at this open-air museum where vibrant costumed role-players depict early settlement in east central Alberta from 1892-1930.
Explore the transitional history, from early fur trade to establishing a mission and settlement that became the town of Pakan.


Connect with us if you have questions about the Experience Alberta's History Annual Pass:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-431-2300
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

8820 112 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6G 2P8