Adult Education

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

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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 and August

  • Please note:
    • these guided tours begin promptly at 1:00 pm each day, only one tour per day.
    • you must check in at the Admissions desk 15 minutes PRIOR to your tour.

Total time: 75 minutes

Cost: $25 per person plus admission

  • Recommend advance booking
  • Limit of 12 people per tour
  • Shoes with closed toes and heels are recommended
  • Tours are not wheelchair or scooter accessible and involve a great deal of walking and stairs
  • Children under 12 are not permitted

Note: this is a working warehouse with concrete floors, open grate stairs and dust.

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

Museum-Quality Vehicle Restoration Workshops

These workshops are offered on November 20 to 24, 2024 from 9:30 am to 4 pm. They include:

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

Registration fees:

Five day package includes all workshops.

Individual workshops - $189.95 + GST (Please contact booking.reynolds@gov.ab.ca to book a single day.)

U-Drive a Model T

Here is your chance to learn how to drive a Model T!

What - no gas pedal?! What is a spark advance? Our staff will provide an orientation on all of the ins-and-outs of driving a Model T and then give you an opportunity to drive it yourself around the museum test track.

Ages: 18+  - participants must have a valid driver's license; a signed waiver is required

Dates Available: July & August (weather dependent)

Booking: Book on arrival to the Museum at Admissions or call 780 312 2071 for more information

Total Time: 30 minutes

Cost: $25.00 + GST per tour (maximum 3 people in a group)

Tour Includes:

  • Orientation on how to drive a Model T
  • Driving demonstration by Museum staff
  • You practice behind the controls
  • You get to drive the Model T on the Museum's test track
  • A photo of you with the Model T

 

 

 

Contact
Juanita Voth
Booking Coordinator
  780-312-2071