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Edmonton Travel Guide

Best of Edmonton



Alberta Government House
This gracious sandstone building, opened in 1913, served as the residence of Alberta's Lieutenant Governors. The mansion was closed in 1938 and was used as a WWII veterans' hospital from 1944 to 1951. Then, in 1976, after extensive restoration, Government House was reopened as the province's official government conference centre.

Fort Edmonton Park
Canada’s largest living history park, Fort Edmonton Park features costumed interpreters, a replica 1846 fort, and three recreated historical streets from 1885, 1905 and 1920. Steam train and street car rides included in admission.

John Walter Museum
The three original homes of early Edmonton entrepreneur John Walter are on display, featuring a number of free Sunday activities such as old-fashioned games, bread-making on a woodstove, and fun, games and lemonade. Open Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm. Admission by donation.

Reynolds - Alberta Museum
Join in celebrating the“Spirit of the Machine.” This outstanding collection of vintage vehicles, aircraft, tractors and industrial machines pays tribute to mechanical genius. Enjoy their display galleries, watch museum-quality restoration in progress or attend one of the many special events.

Jubilee Auditorium
Commissioned by the Alberta government in 1955 to celebrate the province's 50th anniversary, this 2,700 seat auditorium located near the University of Alberta is home to the Edmonton Opera and Alberta Ballet.

High Level Bridge Streetcar
The Edmonton Radial Railway Society operates a 1921-built streetcar from Old Strathcona (103 St. and 85 Ave.)across the top of the High Level Bridge to the Grandin LRT station (across from the LRT station, 109 St. and 98 Ave.). Daily service runs from May 17 until labor day (then weekends only until Thanksgiving Monday).




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