With February long weekend just around the corner, it’s high time to start solidifying your plans. Not sure what to do? Why not revisit your favourite museum! This week the Alberta Government announced that all provincial historic sites and museums will be free to check out on the 21st in celebration of Family Day in Alberta.
From iconic homes to dino bones, families will be able to explore some of Alberta’s very best and brightest spots – all of which will fill your head and heart with memories and knowledge while giving your wallet a much-needed break.
Provincial historic sites and museums are free to visit on Feb. 21 for Family Day. Discover dinosaurs, learn about mechanical marvels and experience Alberta’s history! Make sure to check each facility’s website before visiting: https://t.co/4r9km6aYRM pic.twitter.com/Y6YoBxuJga
— Alberta Culture (@AlbertaCulture) February 9, 2022
Alberta- run facilities include the following:
- Brooks Aqueduct
- Father Lacombe Chapel
- Fort George and Buckingham House
- Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
- Frog Lake provincial historic site
- Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site
- Historic Dunvegan
- Leitch Collieries
- Lougheed House
- Oil Sands Discovery Centre
- Okotoks Erratic – ‘Big Rock’
- Provincial Archives of Alberta
- Remington Carriage Museum
- Reynolds-Alberta Museum
- Royal Alberta Museum
- Royal Tyrrell Museum *sold out for Family Day *
- Rutherford House
- Stephansson House
- Turner Valley Gas Plant
- Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
- Victoria Settlement
Whew! It’s not every day you can check out Alberta’s museums for free, so take advantage! It’s going to be an exciting month.
Please note that walk-up admission is not available and that some destinations listed above do require reserving a time slot before your visit, so please double-check before checking it out and enjoy!
For more information on provincial historic sites and museums, you can visit their website below.
When: Monday, February 21st