Museums & Historical Sites
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village – Hwy. 16, East of Edmonton
This multi award-winning provincial historic site showcases Ukrainian settlement in East Central Alberta between 1892 and 1930. Interact with costumed role players portraying real-life Ukrainian pioneers and explore over 30 historic buildings including three churches of Eastern Byzantine Rite, sample traditional Ukrainian foods, and attend numerous special events hosted throughout the year. Visit the website for more information.
Basilian Fathers Museum – 5419 Sawchuk St., Mundare.
The museum commemorates the 100th anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada, serves as a memorial to the early pioneers and marks the Basilian Fathers’ continued dedication to the cultural and spiritual heritage of Ukrainian Canadians.
The museum is open year round Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm and weekends, July and August, 1 – 5 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Canadian Moravian Museum – Hwy. 45, Bruderheim
The beginnings of the Moravian Church is celebrated in Bruderheim’s Canadian Moravian Museum. Built in 1897, the log structure the old Moravian church building has been renovated and transformed into a museum to collect, record, preserve, and exhibit objects and material of historical significance to the history of the Moravian Church in western Canada.
Open by appointment – call 780-796-3802 or 780-998-2708. View this PDF for more information.
Skaro Shrine – Corner of Hwys. 45 and 831
The Skaro shrine, located 80 km northeast of Edmonton, was built at the turn of the 20th century by residents of the Polish settlement there. The first pilgrimage to the Skaro shrine took place in 1919, with 4,000 people coming from the Edmonton area. Since then, there has been a pilgrimage every year.