MUSEUM/ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

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MUSEUM/ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Satisfy your curiosity and experience our past, the way it was meant to be experienced – first hand. Discovering the historic trade centres that made the north-west of Alberta what it is today you’ll learn from the past and experience what life was like as a pioneer on the frontier of new land. Or, be in the middle of it all as Wild Alberta is home to the geographical centre of Alberta. Use Wild Alberta’s roadside attractions as an excuse to take a detour off the beaten path. Take in the key historic moments that have helped shape the province’s north-west in Wild Alberta.

Barrhead Centennial Museum

Originally established in 1906, Barrhead’s position as a major trade center on the historic Klondike Trail gave it a significant role in the settlement of northwestern Alberta. Our season begins in May with our Annual Car Run on the long weekend or one week after. With over 65 Antique and Classic cars our Car Run is a perennial favourite. Each read more

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Address:
5629 49 St Barrhead, Alberta


Barrhead Art Club

New Gallery open Mondays and Fridays (next to Spring Sun Restaurant).

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Address:
5306 49 St Barrhead, Alberta

Phone: (780) 674-4500


Fallen Four Memorial Park and Visitor Centre

The Fallen Four Memorial Park & Visitor Information Centre was built to honour the legacy of the four RCMP officers that were tragically killed in the line of duty on March 3, 2005, near Mayerthorpe. The Visitor Centre is a great stop to find RCMP memorabilia and travel information. The gift shop product lines have grown to add official RCMP read more

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Address:
4602 52 St Mayerthorpe, Alberta

Phone: (780)786-4990


Westlock Community Art Club

The Westlock Community Art Club opens their Art Gallery to the public  from 12 to 4 every Friday. Come and check out gorgeous works in a variety of mediums, all done by local artists in the area! The Art Club Gallery/Studio is located in the Westlock Rotary Spirit Centre on the second floor and there is an elevator available. Classes read more

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Address:
9603 100 St Westlock, Alberta

Phone: (780)349-4703


Westlock Pioneer Museum

Step back in time and browse through our exhibits displaying the pioneer lifestyle. Be sure to check out our amazing collection of Aladdin lamps, vintage firearms & farm machinery. Also, explore the Bernard Wiese gramophone collection – one of the most comprehensive in Western Canada! Newly opened in 2010 is the Mildred Hay Doll Collection – sure to bring back many memories for little girls at heart. Hours: 10 am – 5 pm Daily Victoria Day-Labor Day By appointment 780-349-3908 for the rest of the year.

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Address:
10216 100 St Westlock, Alberta

Phone: (780) 349-4849


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