Fort Ostell Museum

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The Museum is open from the Victoria Day long weekend until the Labor Day long weekend in September. 

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday    10am to 5pm

Adults $3.00      Children $1.00
Family $5.00

Mission Statement: The Fort Ostell Museum Society is a non-profit organization that collects, conserves, researches and exhibits the unique story of Ponoka's history, including the early natives, Fort Ostell, experiences of the settlers and the care of the mentally ill in Alberta.

Welcome to the Fort Ostell Museum.
Here you will find information about our programs, events, and the museum in general.

The museum is home to over 10000 artifacts, it can also serve as a place for meetings, gatherings, special events,  group tours and traveling exhibits.  In the past it has hosted events such as the Senior's Tea, Pie In Centennial Park and A Tribute To the Welsh.

Have a Look at Some of Our Unique Displays

Sleigh Display Nurses at PMH Creamery Original Fort Ostell World War Display Once Upon A Bride Display


                   Museum closes for summer on Labor Day and runs on Winter Hours which are Tuesday to Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. and special tours by appointment.

Summer Events

Our annual Heritage Weekend event will be on Saturday, July 30th. It will be a High Tea celebrating our new display “Once Upon A Bride” and honoring the War Brides of our area. The tea will be held from 2 to 4 at a cost of $10.00. Another special day is Friday, August 26th for Ponoka Day in the Park.

Stay tuned for more events


Links to other Museums

  Westlock Pioneer Museum