Heritage & Culture

(Open Year Round)
This new ‘world class facility’ is located 15 minutes West of Grande Prairie off Hwy 43 at Wembley.  It is a 41,000 sq.ft. State-Of-The-Art building with jaw dropping exhibits.  The Facility includes a Gallery of skeletons, an interactive dig wall, a re-created bone bed, a time spiral staircase, two simulated prehistoric ecosystems, a discovery tent, paleontology lab, smart-technology classroom, a gift shop, restaurant, and so much more!
(Open Year-Round)

Located in Muskoseepi Park, 10329 101 Avenue; boasts an exceptional gallery of pioneer artifacts, a heritage village that displays many of Grande Prairie’s historic buildings..

(Open Year-Round)

Located on the lower level of the Visitor Information Centre, 11330 106 Street. A family friendly – hands on museum, interactive games, displays, life sized animatronic dinosaur, aboriginal component, and a gallery of rotating displays.

(Summer Season)
10424-96 Street. This provincial Heritage Resource Site is one of the oldest log homes still standing in Grande Prairie.
(Summer Season)
North on 733 to 750, East to range road 25 and North 1.5 miles. Father Dales a penniless priest built a church with 400 straw bales. Please call ahead to ensure you can arrange a viewing.
(Summer Season)
This historic guiding was originally built in 1910 as a tack shop. West of Grande Prairie and just off Hwy 43 in the Village of Hythe.
(Summer Season)

This historical site is located 20 Km East on Hwy 43 to RR41. Grande Prairie’s very own BADLANDS. Once part of a prehistoric river delta, the natural area protects some of the last remaining native grassland in the region and boasts a museum village, fossils, walking trails, 9 Unserviced campsites, and a native burial ground.

Located south of Beaverlodge on HWY 722, is an Alberta Provincial Historical Site & features artist retreats, workshops, festivals, events, restored buildings, nature trails & boardwalk. On Site Caretaker.
West on Hwy 59 to Valhalla Centre. A Provincial historical site, is a great place to stop and savor some delicious home-made food and peruse the local crafts and historic resources. Scandinavian heritage has been preserved and 3 ft. hand carved wooden trolls in their beautiful garden will be waiting for you.
Sexsmith, 24 kms. north of Grande Prairie on Hwy 2 – Town of Sexsmith downtown core has been transformed to showcase a 1920=1030 theme. Step back into time and visit the 1916, fully functional Blacksmith Shop and the 1911 Paszowski Farm House, Sexsmith Railway Station and Caboose, built in 1928 is one of the focal points of the down-town and peruse the shops. Bet you can’t get past the smell of the Bakery Shop without going in!
(Open May-September)
Located between Beaverlodge and Hythe on Highway 43. This incredible open air museum has the largest collection of working steam powered equipment in Alberta.