Plan your visit to Edmonton's Royal Alberta Museum

In the heart of downtown Edmonton, the Royal Alberta Museum (known to locals as “the RAM”) focuses on telling Alberta's legendary stories. As Western Canada's largest museum, the RAM collects, preserves, researches, interprets and exhibits over 2.5 million objects related to the heritage of Alberta's people.

82,000 square feet of history

Explore Alberta's Indigenous origins

Feed your curiosity

Each of the more than two million objects in the RAM’s collections have both a history and a story. When pieced together you’ll begin to discover what makes our fine province remarkable.


The Natural History Hall packs a billion years into one visit. Spot giant sloths, mastodons, sabre-toothed cats and full sized-moose as you take a journey through alpine meadows and windswept grasslands. Feel young again, discovering remarkable dinosaurs to giants of the Ice Age. Experience a history of Alberta through the eyes of the people who formed and transformed our province. Feel a chill down your spine as you meet the creepy and hairy - From black widow spiders to the hard-hitting Mantis Shrimp in the Bug Gallery!

For the Young and Young at Heart

Insider Tip: The museum is closed on Mondays, and will be closed on December 24 & 25. Children 6 and under are always free.

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