Explore Central Alberta’s Heritage
Uncover a rich history, from Indigenous cultures to the Scandinavian homesteaders of the Markerville area, the coal mining years in Nordegg and the more recent stories of Red Deer at the MAG.
Danish Canadian Museum
Brazeau Collieries National Historic Site
Head west to coal mine country and spend a few hours on a tour of the Brazeau Collieries National Historic Site in Nordegg.
Interested in more current history? Check out the Remarkable Red Deer exhibit at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery to learn more about the area, from the early settlements to today.
Plan Your Adventure
Many of Central Alberta’s historic sites and museums are open only during the summer. Make sure to check with each of the locations to find out their hours of operations before you head out.