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Royal Alberta Museum Opens October 3

Royal Alberta Museum Opens October 3

The new Royal Alberta Museum opens in downtown Edmonton on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at noon. The new facility will take its place as the largest museum in Western Canada, spanning 419,000 square feet, including 82,000 square feet of exhibition space. Get ready to find a history of Alberta you won’t find anywhere else.



Edmonton Welcomes Funicular to Cityscape

Edmonton Welcomes Funicular to Cityscape

Edmonton has added a new addition to its skyline. The funicular opened on December 9, 2017 and is a new urban landmark linking downtown to over 150 kilometers of river valley trails.


World Class Expertise Gathered to Care for Giant Pandas

World Class Expertise Gathered to Care for Giant Pandas

The Calgary Zoo is proud to announce that an international team of experts has been assembled to care for the giant pandas which begin a five-year stay in Calgary next spring.


Dino Digs in a Real Jurassic Park

Dino Digs in a Real Jurassic Park

Jurassic adventures are easy to come by in Alberta. No other spot in North America boasts so many dinosaur species and complete skeletons as what’s been uncovered in the province. 


Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

We welcome spring with a wide variety of fresh activities suited to every age and ability, from Jasper Pride Festival to the varioue Easter Egg and family friendly events.


Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

You know how pride festivals work in big cities.  Jasper Pride takes it beyond the predictable parade and party, and throws one of North America’s most unique LGBTQ celebrations. 


Dig Into the Prehistoric Past

Dig Into the Prehistoric Past

More than 40 species of dinosaurs roamed Alberta 75 million years ago. Very few places on earth showcase the remains of so many species and complete dinosaur skeletons.


East-End Attraction

East-End Attraction

Contender for the trendiest neighbourhood in Calgary, the East Village is Calgary's newest community drawing crowds from all over.


Rocky Mountain High

Rocky Mountain High

Banff Gondola and the upper terminal building opened October 2017 after receiving $26-million renovation. 


Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum Wins National Award

Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum Wins National Award

The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum was the recipient of a major award from the Canadian Museums Association on April 13, 2016.


 

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