Edmonton has a wide variety of exciting and interesting attractions from the new Royal Alberta Museum to the stunning Art Gallery of Alberta. So, if you’re interested in the arts, history, science, love walking in nature or sightseeing then Edmonton has what you’re looking for.
Art Gallery of Alberta
With a twisting and modern building that is located on Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton’s Art Gallery of Alberta is dedicated to the visual arts with an emphasis on artists from Western Canada. The gallery hosts changing and travelling exhibitions while maintaining its own extensive collection of over 6000 pieces.
Visit the Art Gallery of Alberta website to find out more.
Edmonton Valley Zoo
Nestled on the northern banks of the North Saskatchewan River, the Edmonton Valley Zoo is a small and intimate zoo that focuses on providing its visitors with authentic and engaging animal experiences.
Over the past few years, the zoo has undergone a large-scale revitalization project that will help create a vibrant new zoo with improved habitats, a state-of-the-art research and education facilities while giving its guests a better opportunity to closely interact with the animals.
Visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo website to find out more.
Nestled on the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River, you will find the four pyramid-shaped hothouses that are home to rare and distant travelled species of plants and trees. Each pyramid houses a distinct environment that represents a variety of distinct biological habitats from around the world. From the tropical climate of Burma and Fiji to the temperate pavilion with its American Redwoods and Australian Eucalyptus. With so many different species of plants on display, the conservatory is the premier horticulture facility in Edmonton.
Visit the Muttart Conservatories website to find out more.
Royal Alberta Museum
The Royal Alberta Museum is one of Canada’s largest museums of human and natural history. It collects, preserves, researches, interprets, and exhibits specimens and objects that are related to heritage of Alberta’s people and natural environment. Particularly impressive are the fossils from the dinosaur and ice age eras, aquaria of native fish, and live insects.
The Museums new location in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown arts district is well underway and scheduled to be opened in late 2018 helping solidify it as the largest museum in western Canada.
Visit the Royal Alberta Museum to find out more.
Telus World of Science
It’s housed in a modern white building; Edmonton’s Telus World of Science is an all-ages educational experience. The centre has hosted many world-renowned exhibits including the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, the STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition, the Canadian premiere of BODY WORLDS and The Cycle of Life, and more recently the blockbuster exhibition Indiana Jones & The Adventure of Archaeology.
The adjoining IMAX theater also plays host to movies, films and documentaries from all over the world on the biggest and most advanced movie system in Alberta!
Visit the Telus World of Science website to find out more.
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