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What's Here

Main Gallery 


Wonder what it was like to be a Strathcona County settler? From the General Store to the Schoolhouse, The Vignettes peer into the County’s rural roots.


Indigenous Peoples' Gallery

Learn from members of our local First Nations and Métis communities through artwork, stories, and objects. Featuring  Aaron Paquette’s immersive mural, The Past Shows Us The Way and Shakihi: The Art of Connie Kulhavy.




Find out why visitors flocked to the beaches of Cooking Lake as you wander through memories of the Lakeview dancehall and resort.

First Responders Gallery 


Fire Hall Temporarily Closed for Renovations 

Did you know we are housed within the old RCMP station and fire hall? Step inside a jail cell, meet the Red Hot Mommas, and take your photo with Sparky the Fire Dog.

Natural History Gallery 


Opening May 2024

Learn more about your place in Strathcona County’s natural history, from the great outdoors to your own backyard.

Our Strathcona County: Image Gallery

What does Strathcona County mean to you?

Whether taken 100 years ago or today, we are looking for images that capture life in Strathcona County. Our goal is to tell the story of our home through your photographs.


From old album favorites to cell phone snapshots, show us what home means to you.

The Library 

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Gather in a space for learning and sharing. Uncover archival materials, peruse local histories, or snuggle in on the Bug Rug with a children's book.

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