Family Day in Alberta is just around the corner, but how will you spend your long weekend?
If you consider yourself a curious cat, have kids or just love to save money, consider checking out your favourite Wild Rose museum!
This #FamilyDay enjoy free admission at Alberta’s provincially operated heritage sites and museums. Explore all the wonders of history from pre-historic to modern times!
— Alberta Arts, Culture and Status of Women (@AlbertaCulture) February 2, 2024
This year, like many before it, the provincial government will be offering FREE admission to its many museums and historic sites in celebration of February 19th.
From iconic homes to dino bones, families will be able to explore some of Alberta’s very best and most informative spots. It’s just a matter of picking one!
Not sure where to head in 2024?
Alberta owned-museums include the following:
*Please remember to check museum hours before attending as some may be closed for the season*
- 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 *sold out for Family Day *
- Royal Tyrrell Museum
- Rutherford House
- Stephansson House
- Turner Valley Gas Plant
- Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
- Victoria Settlement
Whew! It’s not every day you can check these incredible places out for free, so take advantage! You’re going to have a blast.
Please note that walk-up admission is not available at all sites 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.