Attractions in and around Edmonton are starting to re-open and here’s who is now open! Make sure to double-check the individual websites before going for any updates.
Walk among life-size, startlingly realistic dinosaurs in this 40-acre prehistoric park. Visitors can enjoy guided safaris, observe the dinosaurs in action in their habitats, dig for ancient remains, and explore 2 km of discovery trails through an old-growth forest.
Located just 15 minutes North of Edmonton on Hwy 28 in Gibbons. Open 9am – 7pm every day with final entry at 6pm.
The newly opened Royal Alberta Museum is the largest museum in Western Canada, with more than 82,000 square feet of exhibition space. Check out preserved fossils and meteorites in the Natural History Hall and learn about Alberta’s diverse past and present in the Human History Hall. The Children’s Gallery and Café are closed but the Museum Shop is open to ticket holders only at this time.
9810-103a Ave. Open from 10am – 4 pm Wednesday – Sunday. Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Timed tickets MUST be purchased in advance as they are allowing only 100 people inside at any given time.
Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton (2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.) and just down the street from the Royal Alberta Museum, the Art Gallery of Alberta is the province’s premier art museum. Come visit the Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerge exhibit, showcasing the early work of this renowned master. This exhibition is part of a global celebration of the “Year of Rembrandt,” marking the 350th anniversary of his death in 1669.
The AGA is open Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 12pm – 5pm. It’s recommended to book your ticket online as priority will be given to those that pre-book. A small number of walk-ups will be allowed each hour.
With 240 acres of flora and fauna to explore, the gardens have something for visitors of all ages. Stroll through the outdoor displays of annuals and perennials, Kurimoto Japanese Garden, and the new Aga Khan garden.
One-way routes have been implemented on pathways, so please follow the signage and direction from staff. Note that all indoor spaces are closed at this time, including the gift shop.
Located in Parkland County, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60. Open daily from 10am – 4 pm. Advance tickets are required.
The Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to more than 350 exotic, endangered, and native animal species, including seals, fox, and otters in the award-winning Arctic Shores exhibit and is now OPEN!
- – Advance tickets are required and are now on sale at movelearnplay.edmonton.ca and they ask that you please arrive within the 30-minute window on your ticket.
- – Washrooms will be open & cleaned regularly.
- – Outdoor areas of the zoo will be open and indoor habitats may be closed or will have one-way access.
- – All rides and play structures will remain closed.
- – There will be no animal talks or programs at this time.
- – No stroller rentals will be available.
Open daily from 10am – 5 pm with the last timed ticket at 4:30pm.
13315 Buena Vista Road
With one of the world’s largest displays of dinosaurs, this extraordinary museum offers a creative, fun, and educational look at the science of palaeontology and Alberta’s prehistoric past and rich fossil heritage. During your visit, you can see the scientifically significant fossils featured in rotating exhibits—only a small fraction of the collection is viewable at one time—take in an engaging lecture, or go for a hike and discover some fossils for yourself!
Located in Drumheller, approximately 3 hours from Edmonton. Open 10am – 5 pm Tues – Sun. closed Mondays except holidays.
Canada’s first federal wildlife sanctuary, established in 1906, is home to bison, elk, moose, deer, lynx, and more than 250 species of birds.
Note that while the Park is open, most washrooms are closed as well as the day-use areas at Astotin Lake & Tawayik Lake, kitchen shelters, all campgrounds and the Visitor Information Centre & Gift Shop.
35 km East of Edmonton on Yellowhead Hwy 16