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The Heritage Discovery Centre (HDC) is an exciting interpretive museum located on the lower level of Centre 2000. The vast history of the Peace Region is portrayed from the Mesozoic Era, the last Ice Age, Aboriginal and Metis settlement, the arrival of the pioneers and subsequent development of local resources.

Visitors can stroll through the galleries at their own pace and learn about our history through interactive displays and survivor games.

HDC is open 7 days a week, year-round and admission is always FREE! 


11330 106 St. Lower level Centre 2000

Hours of Operation:

Regular Hours:
Sept through June

Monday to Friday:    
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Saturday & Sunday: 
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Summer Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m

Saturday & Sunday:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Holiday Hours:

We are open on certain holidays throughout the year. Hours of operation on holidays may vary. Please contact us to confirm hours of operation during holidays and follow us on Facebook for up-to-date information on our upcoming events .

Horses, Wagons and Cowboys: The Chuckwagon Story

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Our feature exhibit follows how Chuckwagons developed from the field kitchens they once were to the high speed racing machines we enjoy today. Explore the Chuckwagon’s role in popular culture, their historical development and the influence of Grande Prairie and Area on Chuckwagon racing. 

Download the Chuckwagon exhibit booklet here (PDF) 

Contact us!

Phone: 780-532-5790 

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Learning Centre:

Click here for information about our Educational Programs & School Tours

Meet Piper:

HDC Display

HDC is home to Piper, the life size animatronic Pachyrhinosaurus, a dinosaur species which was discovered here in the Peace Country!

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Last updated: 9/11/2017 10:43:53 AM