The Past Shows Us The Way

 Come celebrate as Strathcona County Museum & Archives unveils its new aboriginal exhibit on Sunday, September 22, 2013.  The centerpieces of the exhibit are a stunning original wall mural and stained glass medicine wheel created by Edmonton Métis artist, Aaron Paquette.   From 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., experience bannock and tea with stories and crafts in an […]

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Spooky Saturday

A mystery lurks in the Museum!!  Follow ghostly clues through exhibits to discover where the ghost is hiding.  Participate in spooktacular activities and create a few ghoulish crafts.  Enjoy snacks provided by Save-On-Foods and Home Hardware and have some fangtastic fun! Saturday, October 26, 2013 6 to 9 p.m. $5/person; 5 and under freeChildren 15 […]

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Dear Santa…

2013 Christmas Special Exhibit Read ‘Dear Santa’ letters written by local schoolchildren, imagine yourself in Santa’s Village and settle in a cozy nook by a fireplace to read your favourite holiday tale. On display November 27, 2013 – January 10, 2014.

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C& H Scavenger Hunt

Strathcona County Scavenger Hunt

Culture & Heritage Associationpresents Strathcona County Scavenger Hunt July 1 – 15, 2013Click here for the RULES!! The time has arrived…here are the CLUES!!  Get your friends or family involved and have fun discovering Strathcona County! Grand Prize – – Two Qualico Patio Series Season Passes (Festival Place)Other Prizes – – 2 for 1 Recreation Admission […]

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Pharmacists: The “Pillers” of Society

2013 Spring Special ExhibitAn interesting pharmaceutical collection is currently on display.  Many items have been generously loaned by Larry Karsch of Dispensaries Ltd., Village Park Mall and the special exhibit features apothecary devices, seltzer products and Swamp Root & Cocaine remedies.  Swamp Root Elixir was invented to cure kidney and liver problems, and in the […]

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Nighty Night – Silk, Satin and Snores

2013 Winter Special Exhibit Experience the bedtime rituals and nighttime accessories of years gone by.  Interesting pioneer artifacts are featured, including vintage quilts, toiletries and chamber pots. Exhibit runs until March 29, 2013. Regular hours are Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.  Admission is $5/adult, $4/seniors and youth, children 4 and under are free.

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Trench Art

If The Cap Fits Wear It!

Fall 2012 Local resident Dr. Dwayne Kostura and Chris Purcell of Edmonton have loaned the Museum items from their personal collections for our Remembrance Day exhibit. Among the artifacts are recruitment posters, ration tins and mess kits along with other personal kit items. Dr. Kostura’s collection highlights trench art – – souvenir and artworks created […]

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