Heritage & Culture

Albertans are proud of their colorful past and thrive on the diverse culture it has created. Take a step back to different points in time at the many museums and historic sites, seeing the world through the eyes of the different cultures that inhabited Alberta long ago. Be inspired by the richly diverse performing arts or by the art galleries and arts festivals flourishing throughout the province. Discover unique spaces at Alberta’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites marking natural and cultural points of international significance. 
Make History on Heritage Day at Fort Calgary

Make History on Heritage Day at Fort Calgary

Join in the free family fun at Fort Calgary on Heritage Day.


Western Canada’s Heritage Celebrated at Heritage Park

Western Canada’s Heritage Celebrated at Heritage Park

Celebrate Canada’s rich cultural diversity and history this Heritage Day at Heritage Park.


Heritage Tourism Gets Boost From Major Investment

Heritage Tourism Gets Boost From Major Investment

A multimillion-dollar expansion of Fort Edmonton Park, supported by the Alberta government, means new jobs and economic growth for the city, the province and one of Alberta’s favourite tourism destinations.


Lougheed House Celebrates 125 Years Since its Construction

Lougheed House Celebrates 125 Years Since its Construction

Free Anniversary Party Hosted by Matt Masters on July 23rd


New Exhibit Paves the Way for Royal Tyrrell Museum Expansion

New Exhibit Paves the Way for Royal Tyrrell Museum Expansion

Alberta’s Royal Tyrrell Museum is getting even more exciting as it unveils a major new exhibit and a planned $9.3-million expansion.


Guy Weadick Days 2016

2016 event in High River brings together professional rodeo, chuckwagons, an interactive family zone and two concerts featuring headliners Justin Ament and Emerson Drive.


Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, will open on Canada Day 2016

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, will open on Canada Day 2016

The National Music Centre confirms visitor details and announces opening events.


Calgary’s Big Year in Music

Calgary’s Big Year in Music

Calgary's new National Music Centre is set to amplify the story of the city's impressive music scene that features a host of musical festivals and events year round.


Calgary Welcomes Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Calgary Welcomes Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre is a new, 160,000 ft2, architecturally stunning music destination in the heart of Calgary.


Step Back in Time and Ride the Rails

Step Back in Time and Ride the Rails

Visitors today can hearken back to simpler times with wonderful heritage train experiences.
 


 

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