Heritage and Museums

Heritage and Museums The Alberta government works to ensure that Alberta's rich heritage is valued and the province's historical resources are preserved to enhance learning, research and tourism.




Programs and Services

Royal Alberta Museum

Alberta's history, people and places are brought to life with opportunities to explore our natural regions, wildlife, Aboriginal culture, gems, minerals, live insects, feature exhibitions and more!

Royal Tyrrell Museum

The Royal Tyrrell Museum is Canada’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the science of palaeontology, and offers a wide variety of creative programs that bring the prehistoric past to life.

Provincial Historic Sites and Museums

Explore the full network of provincial heritage facilities that includes major museums, historic sites and interpretive centres.

Emblems of Alberta

The emblems of Alberta reflect the province's history, its natural and diverse landscapes, and its people.

Provincial Archives of Alberta

The Provincial Archives of Alberta acquires, preserves and makes available for research, private and government records of provincial significance.

Historic Resources Management

Historic Resources Management protects designated historic places, archaeological and palaeontological sites, and historic buildings while regulating development to preserve significant historical resources.

Alberta Historical Resources Foundation

AHRF provides communities with advice and funding assistance for historical preservation and presentation.

Government House Foundation

The Foundation fosters an appreciation of the historical significance of Government House.


Last reviewed/revised: January 2, 2014