Fort McMurray Heritage

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Open Tuesday to Saturday: 9am-5pm

Heritage Village


We have a collection of buildings, some dating back a century, each one inviting visitors to experience a different aspect of Fort McMurray’s past. Walk through history and explore the stories of those who came before. It’s a vibrant and captivating destination, and an essential part of our community.

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View The Heritage Map Here
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Heritage Shipyard


For decades, Fort McMurray was a transportation hub. In the spring, rail cars would arrive to unload their wares, which were then transferred to ships that traveled up the Athabasca River, distributing goods to remote communities as far north as the Arctic. Heritage Shipyard celebrates and preserves this essential part of our past with historical vessels, two train cars, a collection of artifacts and the Jack “Torchy” Peden Centre and Gift Shop.

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School Programs


For Grades 1-5
Taking Bookings for May & June
Book Your Tour Today! Space is limited!

Our School Programs allow students in the elementary grades to learn about our history, while being immersed in it. They also have the fun of experiencing an ‘old-fashioned’ school, with games and craft time from yesteryear.

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Click here for summer camps!

Summer Camps


Opening up for registrations SOON!! Watch for details!

Raiders of the Lost Artifact (July 11th-15th) This camp is for all the explorers. Join us for expeditions, scavenger hunts, and lots of outdoor fun. We will put on our archeological and detective caps, dig up dinosaur bones, and solve the mystery of the missing artifact. This camp is for...

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SUPPORT US

Please support the Fort McMurray Heritage Society and keep our history alive and accessible for the next generation to discover.

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Hours & Admission

Fort McMurray Heritage Village
Gift Shop Winter Hours until Christmas:
Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12pm-5pm

Museum Winter Hours:
Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 12pm-4pm

Gift Shop Summer Hours: Monday to Sunday 9am-5pm
Museum Summer Hours: Monday to Sunday 9am-4pm

Adults-$13.50; Senior Ages 65+ Youth 4-18- $11.00; Children 3 & under- FREE

Seasons Passes available now. Ask for details!


Fort McMurray Heritage Shipyard

Closed for the season: Sept 13 2021

WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY from 10:00am-5:30pm
CLOSED Monday and Tuesday

Adults-$11.50; Senior Ages 65+ Youth 4-18- $9.00; Children 3 & under- FREE

Seasons Passes available now. Ask for details!


Fort McMurray Heritage Society

Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm


Phone Number

780-791-7575



Did you know?

How old is the Radium Scout?

The Radium Scout was built in 1946 by Standard Iron and Engineering Works of Edmonton, then disassembled and shipped up to Waterways by rail.

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