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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4th Annual Family Day Pancake Breakfast

Start Family Day off right with a delicious pancake breakfast at the Strathcona County Museum & Archives! On Monday, February 15 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m., enjoy pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice.  Only $5/adult (ages 15 and up), $2/youth (ages 5 to 14) with children 4 and under are free!  Museum admission is included with […]

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From the Kitchen

Come see what’s cooking in our newest Special Exhibit, From the Kitchen! Explore artifacts and information pertaining to cooking, baking, and preserving during pioneer days. Learn about Ice Cream and Butter Making, and test you knowledge of cooking utensil and weights and measures! When you’re finished pick up a few recipe cards and try them out […]

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Making Their Mark Grand Opening

Come check out our newest Special Exhibit: Making Their Mark – The Land Surveyor’s role in the Peaceful and Orderly Development of Alberta, at our Grand Opening Event Saturday January 16, 2016 from 1 to 3 pm. Be among the first to experience this exciting exhibit and enter for a chance to win a surveying […]

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Remembering…

Our current special exhibit highlights milestones of the World Wars and features unique war memorabilia on loan from a local resident. The exhibit runs until December 18, 2015. Museum hours are Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.

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Making Their Mark

Making Their Mark: The Land Surveyors’ Role in the Peaceful and Orderly Development of Alberta Discover the history of the province through the stories of the men and women who have surveyed the land over the last 100+ years.  Using a variety of displays and artifacts, this exhibit explores the story of land surveying from […]

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Spooky Saturday 2015

A mystery lurks in the Museum!  Follow ghostly clues around the Museum to discover where the ghost is hiding.  For our younger visitors, participate in spooktacular activities, create a few ghoulish crafts, and have fangtastic family fun! Saturday, October 24, 2015 6 to 9 p.m. $5/person; ages 4 and under free. Children 15 and under […]

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Paving the Way: Pioneers of the County, Part II

Strathcona County Museum & Archives is proud to announce their latest special exhibit; Paving the Way: Pioneers of the County is the second in a series of exhibits which celebrate pioneer families from Strathcona County.  This year we feature the Ottewell and Hanlan families.  These families have played a pivotal role in the history and […]

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3rd Annual Family Day Pancake Breakfast

Start Family Day off right with a delicious pancake breakfast at the Strathcona County Museum & Archives! On Monday, February 16 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m., enjoy pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice.  Only $5/adult (ages 15 and up), $2/youth (ages 5 to 14) with children 4 and under are free!  The best part – – […]

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Daring Dames

Daring: willing to take risks; audacious, brave and bold.  The pioneer women who came to Strathcona County certainly exhibited these traits.  They spent long hours in the home working, baking, preserving, hand washing, ironing, sewing, and darning while providing family health care.  In addition, they helped clear the land, build homes and till the gardens […]

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