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:
Tuesday - Friday    10am to 5pm       Sunday and Holiday Mondays 1pm 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


                   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

Grand Opening for the Season is Saturday, May 18, 2013 and we will be hosting a High Tea. Cost is $5.00 per person and will run from 1 until 5 p.m. So come and see what's new at the Museum for 2013 and join us for tea!
Our Annual Heritage Weekend event will be on Saturday, August 3, 2013. We will be celebrating the day with displays of the various immigrant groups that settled the area and once again it will include High Tea. Cost is $5.00 per person and will run from 1 until 5 p.m.

Stay tuned for more events


Links to other Museums

  Westlock Pioneer Museum