Edmonton City as Museum Project tells the stories of the PEOPLEPLACESTHINGS, and MOMENTS that make Edmonton our city.

Latest Stories

History of the Edmonton Branch of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild, 1911-1966

Brandi Goddard

Craftwork, as a hobby, has seen a resurgence of popularity recently. Knitting for example, has become a social act with…

Alfred Carrothers: Early Edmonton’s Crooked Confidence Man

Dr. Aidan Forth

The owner of any historic home will wonder about the generations that have lived within its walls. When I recently…

Queen Elizabeth II Planetarium: The Crown Jewel in Coronation Park

Tracey L. Anderson

Royal Beginnings Coronation Park is a 35-hectare park in west central Edmonton. It was named to honour Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953…

Exhibits

Armistice 100: Edmonton & the First World War

Alberta was a young province when war was declared in August 1914. Many Edmontonians were involved in the First World War despite the action taking place abroad.