Our Peacekeepers

This year marks 100 years since Armistice, the end of fighting in the First World War.  The Strathcona County Museum & Archives will be open on Remembrance Day, from noon to 3 pm, to mark this occasion with the opening of a new exhibit. Remembrance Day admission is by donation. Our Peacekeepers honours United Nations Peacekeepers […]

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I Do! I Do!

2018’s Summer Special Exhibit features wedding dresses and paraphernalia on loan from local residents and from the museum’s collection. See dresses from the 1940s all the way to 2011 and learn about wedding traditions from white wedding dresses to the history of bridal bouquets. Come see this lovely display before it’s gone, August 31, 2018.

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Hidden Treasures: Community Service Champions

On display until April 20, 2018 Hidden Treasures:  Community Service Champions honours the noble work of local community service organizations. The exhibit showcases a variety of  support organizations which have assisted area residents over the years; from the initial support groups in the 1920s to  specialized service groups currently operating in the County. Special Thanks to all the […]

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We Still Remember

2017’s Remembrance Exhibit, We Still Remember showcases artifacts on loan from the Military collection of local residents George Chivers and Lloyd Bachinsky. The exhibits features military themed collectibles and memorabilia, as well as Canadian and German airforce badges from the First and Second World Wars. This display is on now, until December 22, 2017.

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Canada150/Museum 20th Celebration

Saturday July 15, 2017 11 am to 3 pm Come celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and the Museum’s 20th Anniversary with a Free BBQ and Family Friendly Entertainment, including World Renowned Magician, Sheldon Casavant. Help us create our legacy art project. Enjoy our Canada 150 display and tour the Museum.

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5th Annual Family Day Pancake Breakfast

February 20th, 2017  8:30 to 11 am Start Family Day off right with or 5th Annual Family Day Pancake Breakfast. Enjoy pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice, then take time to peruse of latest Special Exhibit Voices from the Past. $5/person (4 and under free). Admission at the door. Cash Only.

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Voices From the Past

Oral Histories bring everyday history to life, leaving a record for future generations.  Voices of the Past takes anecdotes pulled from the transcripts of our Oral History Collection. The exhibit showcases different aspects of life, such as school, fishing, and gardening, in early Strathcona County. Voices of the Past is on display until October 2017.

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4th Annual Spooky Saturday

Bring your family to our 4th annual Halloween event.  Saturday, October 29, 2016, 6-9 pm. Costumes encouraged, flashlights recommended.  Enjoy family-friendly games and activities and hear the tales of our Museum ghost.  $5/person, 4 and under free.

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Paving the Way: Pioneers of the County Part III

Strathcona County Museum & Archives is proud to announce their latest special exhibit; Paving the Way: Pioneers of the County Part III is the third in a series of exhibits which celebrate pioneer families from Strathcona County.  This year we feature the Briggs and Trimble families.  These families have played an important role in the history and […]

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