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A look into the past, leading to an appreciation of the present.

Innisfail & District Historical Village

One of the largest museums in Central Alberta, the Historical Village also hosts numerous special events during summer months. The “Stopping House” at the museum is the only preserved stopping house from the days of stagecoach travel on the historic C & E Trail.

Innisfail

403-227-2906

Bowden Pioneer Museum

Located in Bowden, Alberta, the museum provides Guided Tours, free with admission and are always available while the Museum is open.

2201 19 Ave, Bowden

403-224-2122

Historic Markerville

The Markerville Creamery Museum is a glimpse into the past of this scenic Icelandic settlement. Built in 1902 and restored to its 1932 appearance, the Creamery remains the “Hub” of this tiny community.

Costumed interpreters offer guided tours during the spring and summer season. Visitors also enjoy the “Kaffistofa” coffee shop featuring Icelandic food and great tasting ice cream.

Markerville, 114 Creamery Way

403-728-3006

Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site

Costumed interpreters help to bring the Stephansson story to life, with original furnishings, newspaper wallpaper, the smell of baking, and the poetry of Stephansson himself.

Spruce View

403-728-3929

Dickson Store Museum

1930’s style General Store that sold groceries, hardware, dry goods, and included a Post Office. Costumed interpreters take you into the past as you tour the restored store, post office, and living quarters of the Christiansen family on the second floor.

Dickson

403-728-3355

Danish Canadian National Museum & Gardens

7 acres of traditional Danish gardens and attractions highlighted by a man-made lake featuring the Little Mermaid, an Island Castle & Drawbridge and a small Danish Church.

The museum and grounds are bordered by natural walkways and beautiful flower gardens.

Dickson, Range Rd 31

403-728-0019

Double Tree Village Museum

“Step Back In Time” and enjoy one of the largest historic villages in Alberta. Our U-shaped street includes 25 buildings of the early 1900’s, everything from a church, to a tepee, and everything in between, including a picnic area.

We have been honoured to win a Heritage award and a beautification award from the Red Deer County for our excellent variety of flowers and area artifacts. A beautiful Belgian team of horses can take you on a hay ride out to Hidden Lake to view the birds, wildlife, and wildflowers of the area. Everyone is welcome including families, groups, and schools.

Open year round. Watch our website for special events.

Dickson, Range Rd 31

403-728-0019

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