Explore Alberta Museums and Historic Sites online.
Alberta government is joining the growing #MuseumFromHome trend where-in famous museums and cultural institutions like the Louvre to the Museum of Modern Art, are uploading virtual tours, interesting and entertaining facts, and never-before-seen content of their collections online.
Alberta’s provincial historic sites and museums will be sharing new digital content every week – from educational content to crafts for kids, to exclusive tours by museum staff.
Alberta Museums From Home campaign kicks off with an interview between Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Sharon Aheer and the Royal Alberta Museum about their immense bug collection.
Examples of Content Available Now Include:
The Royal Alberta Museum’s livestream features Western Painted Turtles, Peacock Mantis Shrimp and other creatures from the Bug Gallery. Follow #TankLifeTuesday for extra fun facts and features about the critters on the screen.
Remington Carriage Museum
Remington Carriage Museum’s latest video is on the province’s connection to Canada Dry and the prohibition era.
The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Through exclusive behind-the-scenes series, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology shares a sneak peek of its collection, which spans the history of life on Earth – from some of the oldest known fossils, to the extinction of the dinosaurs, and beyond.
Viewers can check out the social media accounts of their favourite historic sites and museums each week for new content.