Looking for something fun and free to do this Family Day? 

The Government of Alberta will be offering free admission to provincial historic sites and museums on February 19. 

The list of museums includes: 

  • Brooks Aqueduct 
  • Father Lacombe Chapel 
  • Fort George and Buckingham House 
  • Frank Slide Interpretive Centre 
  • Frog Lake Provincial Historic Site 
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site 
  • Historic Dunvegan 
  • Leitch Collieries 
  • Lougheed House 
  • Oil Sands Discovery Centre 
  • Okotoks Big Rock 
  • Provincial Archives of Alberta 
  • Remington Carriage Museum 
  • Reynolds – Alberta Museum 
  • Royal Alberta Museum *SOLD OUT FOR FAMILY DAY* 
  • Royal Tyrell Museum *SOLD OUT FOR FAMILY DAY* 
  • Rutherford House 
  • Stephansson House 
  • Turner Valley Gas Plant 
  • Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village 
  • Victoria Settlement 
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Free tickets must be reserved on the respective museums' websites. 

Remember to check the museum hours before going there, as some may be closed for the season. 

Walk-up admission is not available at all sites. 

The closest locations to Strathmore are: 

  • Brooks Aqueduct (1 hour, 20 minutes) 
  • Head-Smashed in Buffalo Jump (2 hours) 
  • Leitch Collieries (2 hours, 20 minutes) 
  • Lougheed House (45 minutes) 
  • Okotoks Big Rock (1 hour) 
  • Remmington Carriage Museum (2 hours, 30 minutes) 
  • Reynolds – Alberta Museum (2 hours, 40 minutes) 
  • Stephansson House (1 hour, 50 minutes) 
  • Turner Valley Gas Plant (1 hour, 10 minutes)

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