Adult Education

Restoration workshops and tours for clubs, senior centres, and special interest groups.

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Main Gallery and Aviation Display Hangar Tours

Tour options:

  • Restoration Shop Tour
  • Gallery Tour
  • Aviation Display Hangar Tour

Ages: All ages

Dates available: All year

Total time: 1.5 hours

Cost: $100 per group of up to 30 people, plus admission

Tours include:

  • Welcome orientation
  • 1 of 3 audio-visual presentations:
    • Changing Gears
    • Stan Reynolds: The Great Collector
    • Stan Reynolds: The Man and His Dream
  • 50-minute guided tour

Warehouse Tours

Like most museums, only 10% of our collection is on display at any one time.

To see more of the rare, unusual, and one-of-a-kind items in our collection, go “behind-the-scenes” with a tour of our Warehouse.

Ages: 12+

Dates available: July to September

Total time: 75 minutes

Cost: $25 per person plus admission

  • Recommend advance booking
  • Limit of 12 people per tour
  • Tours are not wheelchair or scooter accessible and involve a great deal of walking
  • Children under 12 are not permitted

Looking for an enhanced experience?

Enhanced Warehouse Tour Package includes:

  • Admission to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum
  • Cruisers Café meal, including beverage and dessert
  • Warehouse Tour
  • "Spirit of the Machine" coffee table book featuring 50 of the vehicles guests have seen on the tour

Cost: $80 per person, must be booked in advance

To book an Enhanced Warehouse Tour, email booking.reynolds@gov.ab.ca

Museum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops

There are 5 Learn from the Experts: Museum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops available:

  • Vehicle Restoration Process: Learn to organize a body-off-frame, museum-quality restoration project. 
  • Mechanical Inspection and Assessment: Learn to evaluate, repair, and maintain your engine and chassis.
  • Metal Finish Repair on Automobile Bodies: Learn repair techniques for sheet metal body panels.
  • Surface Preparation, Paints, and Finishes: Gain an understanding of how to prepare, paint, and finish vehicle surfaces.
  • Vehicle Interiors, Trim, and Exterior Detailing: Learn how to evaluate, repair, and maintain interiors.

Workshop Information

  • Ages 16 +
  • November 15 through 22, 2019
  • Individual workshops and packages available
  • 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cost

  • 3-day package $476.95 + GST
    • Metal Finish Repair on Automobile Bodies
    • Surface Preparation, Paints and Finishes
    • Vehicle Interiors, Trim and Exterior Detailing

 

  • 5-day package $756.00 + GST
    • Vehicle Restoration Process 
    • Mechanical Inspection and Assessment
    • Metal finish Repair on Automobile Bodies
    • Surface Preparation, Paints and Finishes
    • Vehicle Interiors, Trim and Exterior Detailing

 

  • Individual workshops $189.95 + GST

 

Restoration Workshops include:

  • Admission to the museum
  • Morning coffee break and lunch
  • Lecture-style presentations
  • Limited opportunity to try techniques

Preparation Checklist

  • Doors open at 8:45 a.m. Use the main museum entrance.
  • Bring a pen and paper.
  • Dress code is casual attire; no work clothes are necessary.
  • Tools and supplies demonstrated in the workshops are available for purchase in our Museum Store.

Package One - Basic

This Base Package includes:

  • Adult/Senior Admission to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum
  • Choice of either a Warehouse Tour OR a "U-Drive a Model T" experience
  • Souvenir book

Choose ONE of the following:

Warehouse Tour

Like most museums, only about 10% of our collection is on display at any one time. To see more of the rare, unusual and one-of-a-kind items in our collection, go "behind-the-scenes" with a tour of our Warehouse.

Age: 12+

Dates available:July & August

Total time: 75 minutes

Please note:

- Tours are NOT wheelchair or scooter accessible

- Tours involve a great deal of walking

- Children under the age of 12 are not permitted

 

OR

 

"U-Drive a Model T" Experience

Don't miss your chance to learn to drive a Model T! Did you know there is no gas pedal? What is a spark advance? Our staff will provide an orientation on all the ins-and-outs of driving a Model T and then give you an opportunity to take a spin on our test track.

Ages: 18+ Participates must have a valid driver's license; a waiver is required.

Dates Available: July & August

Total time:30 minutes

Experience includes:

  • Orientation on how to drive a Model T
  • Driving demonstration by Museum staff
  • You get to practice behind the controls
  • You get to drive the Model T on the museum's test track
  • You are awarded your Certificate of Completion (well done!)

Value: $57.95 ($55.95 senior rate)

Cost: $49.95 ($47.95 senior rate)

Tours must be booked at least one week in advance.

Purchase your package.

Package Two - Custom

This Custom  Package includes:

  • Adult or Senior Experience Alberta Pass (This pass provides unlimited admission, for one person, to a network of provincially-owned and operated Historic Sites and Museum in Alberta, for one full year from date of purchase)
  • Choice of either a Warehouse Tour OR a "U-Drive a Model T" experience
  • Souvenir book

Choose ONE of the following:

Warehouse Tour

Like most museums, only about 10% of our collection is on display at any one time. To see more of the rare, unusual and one-of-a-kind items in our collection, go "behind-the-scenes" with a tour of our Warehouse.

Age: 12+

Dates available:July & August

Total time: 75 minutes

Please note:

- Tours are NOT wheelchair or scooter accessible

- Tours involve a great deal of walking

- Children under the age of 12 are not permitted

 

OR

 

"U-Drive a Model T" Experience

Don't miss your chance to learn to drive a Model T! Did you know there is no gas pedal? What is a spark advance? Our staff will provide an orientation on all the ins-and-outs of driving a Model T and then give you an opportunity to take a spin on our test track.

Ages: 18+ Participates must have a valid driver's license; a waiver is required.

Dates Available: July & August

Total time:30 minutes

Experience includes:

  • Orientation on how to drive a Model T
  • Driving demonstration by Museum staff
  • You get to practice behind the controls
  • You get to drive the Model T on the museum's test track
  • You are awarded your Certificate of Completion (well done!)

Value: $94.95 ($84.95 senior rate)

Cost: $84.95 ($74.95 senior rate)

Tours must be booked at least one week in advance.

Purchase your package.

Package Three - Fully Loaded

This Fully Loaded Package includes:

  • Adult or Senior Experience Alberta Pass (This pass provides unlimited admission, for one person, to a network of provincially-owned and operated Historic Sites and Museum in Alberta, for one full year from date of purchase)
  • Warehouse Tour
  • "U-Drive a Model T" experience
  • Souvenir book

1. Warehouse Tour

Like most museums, only about 10% of our collection is on display at any one time. To see more of the rare, unusual and one-of-a-kind items in our collection, go "behind-the-scenes" with a tour of our Warehouse.

Age: 12+

Dates available: July & August

Total time: 75 minutes

Please note:

- Tours are NOT wheelchair or scooter accessible

- Tours involve a great deal of walking

- Children under the age of 12 are not permitted

 

2. "U-Drive a Model T" Experience

Don't miss your chance to learn to drive a Model T! Did you know there is no gas pedal? What is a spark advance? Our staff will provide an orientation on all the ins-and-outs of driving a Model T and then give you an opportunity to take a spin on our test track.

Ages: 18+ Participates must have a valid driver's license; a waiver is required.

Dates Available: July & August

Total time:30 minutes

Experience includes:

  • Orientation on how to drive a Model T
  • Driving demonstration by Museum staff
  • You get to practice behind the controls
  • You get to drive the Model T on the museum's test track
  • You are awarded your Certificate of Completion (well done!)

Value: $119.95 ($109.95 senior rate)

Cost: $99.95 ($89.95 senior rate)

Tours must be booked at least one week in advance.

Purchase your package.

Contact
Juanita Voth
Booking Coordinator
  780-312-2071