Sundre & District Museum

Welcome to the Sundre & District Museum, where the past meets the present in a captivating journey through time. Delve into the rich history of Sundre and its pioneering spirit as you explore our three galleries, each offering a unique perspective on the community's evolution. Step into our historic pioneer village, a charming enclave nestled amidst four acres of beautiful greenspace and gardens. Here, eight quaint heritage buildings stand as testaments to the resilience and ingenuity of early settlers, painting a vivid picture of life on the frontier. In our main gallery, discover ever-changing exhibits that showcase the diverse cultures and communities that have shaped Sundre into the vibrant town it is today. From the struggles of early pioneers to the triumphs of modern-day residents, each display offers a glimpse into the town's rich tapestry of history. For nature enthusiasts, our World of Wildlife awaits, this permanent natural science exhibit, boasts over 170 astonishing animal mounts from around the world. Marvel at the beauty and diversity of nature as you wander through this amazing showcase of the natural world. Located in the heart of Sundre's historic downtown Riverside District, our museum invites you to stroll through time and reconnect with the essence of our heritage. Join us on an unforgettable journey through Sundre's past, where every exhibit tells a story, and every corner reveals a piece of history waiting to be discovered. Experience the magic of yesteryears at the Sundre & District Museum - where the spirit of the west comes to life.

  • Immerse yourself in guided tours and engaging programming that bring Sundre's history to life.
  • Experience the excitement of our annual events, seasonal celebrations, and unforgettable experiences for the whole family.
  • Explore our three galleries, each offering a unique perspective on Sundre's history.

  • Hours and Admission:

    Year Round - Especially in winter, please call the museum to confirm hours and ensure the museum has not been closed due to staffing or weather issues.

    Seven Days a Week, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Note: Pioneer Village is open seasonally May thru October.


    Summer Rates:

    Family $30

    Adult $10

    Youth / Senior (65+) $8

    Child (Under 6yrs) - FREE

    Winter Rates:

    Family $25

    Adult $8

    Youth / Senior $6

    Child (Under 6yrs) - FREE

    Address: 211 1 Ave SW, Sundre, Alberta, Canada T0M 1X0
    Directions: Head south on Centre St., turn east onto 1st Ave. SW, the museum is located on the south side of 1st Ave. SW at 2nd St. SW.
    Phone Number: (403) 638-3233