Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton

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    Royal Alberta Museum
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    Royal Alberta Museum

    by Karlie85 Updated Sep 1, 2007

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    The Provincial Museum has always been a favorite spot of mine in Edmonton. There are all sorts of permanent displays and activities, as well as traveling displays that pass through the museum. Some of the mainstays are Wild Alberta, which has many dioramas with facts and stories, and the Natural History Gallery, which includes a Bug Room, fossils, gems and minerals, a bird gallery, and Our Green World.
    The museum has anywhere from 5+ feature exhibits a year. One of my favorites is the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. There is a movie theater where they feature old movies at a very low price. There is also a cafeteria and a nice gift shop.
    The grounds are green and beautiful, and on Saturdays during the summer they are full of busy bridal parties getting their wedding photos done! On a not so busy day it is a nice place to sit on the grass and have a picnic.
    Also on the museum grounds is Government House, which was officially opened in 1913. This is where Alberta's first six Lieutenant Governors lived. It is now used for some government meetings. As far as I am aware, the general public are not able to go inside government house.

    The Museum is open every day of the year except December 24 and 25, from 9am until 5pm

    Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for youth, $8 for people 65+, and $7 for students

    Aaaaand...I got married here! :)

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    Royal Alberta Museum

    by gubbi1 Written Mar 6, 2007

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    Visit the Royal Alberta Museum to get an impression of many different aspects of culture and nature in Alberta.
    If you take some time for it you can spent almost a whole day there.

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