Photo of the west entrance to Royal Alberta Museum

Plan Your Visit

General Information


Welcome Back!

We're happy to welcome visitors back once again! Let's work together to keep the museum a safe space for everyone. If you're not feeling well, please postpone your visit and stay home.




WED — SUN 10 am – 4 pm
MON, TUE Closed
Last admission: 3 pm

The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, with the exception of holiday Mondays. The museum is always closed on December 24 and 25.

Our Museum Shop is open 10:30 am to 4 pm Wednesday to Sunday.


What is open

We look forward to welcoming you back with two new exhibitions, Quilt of Belonging and Abandoned Alberta! All of our galleries are now open – Human History HallNatural History HallsBug GalleryChildren's Gallery, Manitou Asinîy, and Museum Zone. Our Museum Shop is also open and fully stocked for in-person and online shopping.

We are in the process of bringing back our many hands-on displays and interactives. Some interactives and spaces in the Children's Gallery will remain closed for the time being. Thanks for your patience!

What remains closed

We are not offering in-person education programs or school trips at this time.

Our Museum Café is closed until further notice. We offer a selection of snacks in our Museum Shop, or you are welcome to bring your own. Seating is available in our lobby. No food or beverages are allowed in the galleries. 

Our theatre is currently closed, and our facility rental program remains on hold and is not taking bookings at this time.