Heritage Discovery Centre

Grande Prairie, Alberta
Type
Cultural Heritage Centre
Address
11330 106 Street, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
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Hours
10 am to 6 pm
Phone
780-532-5790

Located in the lower level of Centre 2000, the Heritage Discovery Centre (HDC) is an engaging, interpretive museum that takes visitors through a geological and industrial time-line as portrayed from the Mesozoic Era, through the last Ice Age and into the development of local, natural resources.

Content rich displays, video documentaries and hands-on exhibits give visitors a multi-sensory perception of what life what like for those who called Grande Prairie and area home. The Heritage Discovery Centre is also home to ‘Piper’, a life-size, animatronic dinosaur who represents the Pachyrhinosaurus species discovered in the Peace Country.
The Kin Gallery is a flexible exhibit space which changes regularly to feature travelling and custom exhibits such as the “Don Everton Radio Collection” (2016) and “Horses, Wagons & Cowboys: The Chuckwagon Story” (2017).  A special Sasquatch exhibit will be featured coming soon September 2018!

The Discovery Centre offers a high level of accessibility and is suitable for all ages.

HDC is open 7 days a week, year-round and admission is always FREE!

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

11330 106 Street, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
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