Booking forms can be found at the end of each program description.
All About Nellie and Garden Tour (Grades 4, 5 & 6 - Social Studies)
Who was Nellie McClung? Most of us know her as a member of the Famous 5 and a key player in the 1929 “Persons Case”, but there is so much more to her than that.
In Auto Motion, your students will work in small groups to design, build and race their own rubber-band vehicles. Students will have the opportunity to see how different materials, construction methods, and ideas come together with a variety of results.
Building Connections to Our Past (Grade 3: Math & Science, Grade 4: Social Studies)
This activity-centered program begins with a tour of our 1910 historical village, where students discover how the first settlers built their homes, and embraced new materials, tools, and methods of construction.
Keys to the Community (Grades 2 & 3: Social Studies)
What creates a community? This program will engage your students with stories of remarkable individuals who laid the cornerstones of justice and compassion in early Calgary. See the growth of Calgary through historic maps and photographs, from isolated ‘Mountie’ outpost, to a bustling prairie city.
Nellie's Christmas (Grade 3, 4 & 5: Social Studies)
Come step back in time and observe the Christmas traditions of the Roaring Twenties — the Christmas trees, lights, feasts, and elaborate decorations creating a magical atmosphere in Nellie's home.
One Room School House (Kindergarten to Grade 6)
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to go to school in the olden days, here’s your chance. The “One Room School House” program allows you to soak up the atmosphere of a century-old school while our staff delivers an historic lesson with chalk and slate.
Simple Machines and Assembly Line (Grade 3 & 4: Social Studies and Science)
Think about how many cars you see on the road every day. Were Calgary’s roads always so crowded? Not at all. One hundred years ago, automobile manufacturing was revolutionized by techniques developed by Henry Ford. Learn all about the time-saving, cost-reducing manufacturing process called the assembly line in this interactive program. Visit our Lower Showroom and Husky Station to find out more about these mass-produced cars and the conglomeration of simple machines that make them tick.
Ways of Life
This program will focus on the lifestyles of the Blackfoot people, Métis, and Voyageurs in Alberta across a broad scope of time.