Strathcona County Museum & Archives offers a valuable learning opportunity for everyone, from preschoolers to seniors. Our exhibits depict the history of Strathcona County, from First Nations People and Early Pioneers, to present day.

We offer a range of educational opportunities, including:

School Tours

We expand the Social Studies Curriculum to help students explore our exhibits and interact with our artifacts to better understand what life was like for the First Nations People and Pioneers.

Historical Activity Booklets

Provided to Grade 2-4 students coming on a booked tour.  Booklets include question and answer activities, colouring exercises, and more.

Research Library

Discover the history of the area and the people who lived here, through our collection of books.

Community Tree

Ask to research the family tree of Strathcona County and find out how you are connected to the founding families of the area.

Research Services

We house a large volume of archives, including over 100 fonds, or archival collections.   We offer research services for history projects pertaining to family and organization histories.  Please contact us to make an appointment.

Memory Kits

Take a trip down memory lane and reminisce with seniors! Sign out our Kitchen Memory Kit or Tool Memory Kit and use pioneer artifacts to spark memories and start stories.  Kits are loaned at no cost, but a donation is greatly appreciated.