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Located on Prince Rubert district, near the City Centre Airport, Alberta Aviation Museum is a prominent museum to be visited. Among the lovingly restored aircraft on display at this museum are a Fairchild 71C, a McDonnell CF-101B, and a de Havilland Mk.B35 Mosquito. You can explore displays of photos, models, artifacts, and aero-engines. If you are into research, there are archives and a library too. Guided tours of the museum can be arranged given prior notice.
Designed by renowned architect Douglas J Cardinal, this stunning building, previously known as Odyssium, is difficult to miss. There's plenty to see at this intriguing establishment, including interactive displays, shows, a learning center, observatory, IMAX theater, computer labs, birthday party hosting, several space and science galleries, as well as a café and gift shop. Since it opened in 1984, the massive science center has been attracting visitors in ever-increasing numbers. The current rate of visitors at TELUS World of Science is about 500,000 people per year.
Explore Edmonton's beginnings as a fur trading post at Canada's largest living museum. Walk around recreations of life in Edmonton as it was in 1846, 1885, 1905, and during the Depression. Learn how a beaver hat is made, see the way children lived on the homestead, get your picture taken in the historical style, and visit an old-fashioned soda fountain. There are also annual and special events like the children's Easter candy hunt that are sure to delight visitors of all ages.
This train-lover's museum is out on the northeastern limits of the city, near Fort Road. However, if the golden age of steam is for you, it is well worth the visit. Established in 1976, this museum is all set to impress you and take you back to the period when steam engines were the discovery of the time. See a restored railway station, bunk house, water tower, and fire hall. There is a working steam train that offers rides along with numerous carriages, cars, and railway artifacts. During the summer holiday weekends, why not ride a passenger train?