Musée Héritage Museum

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Musée Héritage Museum

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Other form(s) of name


Contact area


Vino Vipulanantharajah, Archivist



Street address

5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place


St. Albert



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Postal code

T8N 3Z9


(780) 459-1528


(780) 459-1232



Description area


The Musée Héritage Museum is St. Albert's first civic museum and it opened on May 31, 1984. The museum was given or loaned some of the collections under the management of the St. Albert Historical Society which were transferred from the Father Lacombe Museum. The first curator was Michael Tymchuk. The original focus of the museum was to document artifacts, conserve, research, exhibit and interpret. The museum continues this focus but has added an archives and several heritage sites under its management.

Geographical and cultural context

St. Albert and area.

Mandates/Sources of authority

The Musée Héritage Museum is the keeper of the history, traditions and heritage of St. Albert and district. Together with the community we build knowledge, explore our relationship with the natural environment, and celebrate historic diversity.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies



Total Volume: approximately 100 metres
Inclusive Dates: 1861 - present
Holdings consist of personal papers, oral histories, municipal records for the City of St. Albert, business and community organization records. The material includes thousands of photographs, negatives and slides as well as ledgers, manuscripts, letters, maps, cassette tapes, videocassettes and digital files.

Finding aids, guides and publications

A Guide to the Musée Héritage Museum / by James Tirrul-Jones
A History of the Street Names of St. Albert / Musée Héritage Museum
The Sun Traveller : The Story of the Callihoos in Alberta / by Elizabeth Macpherson

Access area

Opening times

The St. Albert community can count on us to do our part to ensure the safety of our museum, gallery and historic site visitors is a priority.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, The Musée Héritage Museum Archives is closed to the public, including our reference service. You may continue to email requests, however, reference in general will be limited without physical access to the archives. Once the museum reopens, reference service will return to normal hours of Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm., Appointment recommended. Please view our website for latest about our facility:

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Research services

Reproduction services

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Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta
CA T8N 3Z9