Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

401 First St. S.E.
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8W2- Map It
(403) 502-8580

AAA Editor Notes

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, 401 First St. S.E., houses an art gallery featuring works by both local and national artists, a museum with a permanent gallery, two theaters and archives containing more than 1 million documents and photos. The museum presents audiovisual displays detailing the region's cultural heritage as well as a collection encompassing more than 25,000 artifacts. Included are pioneer items and pieces related to the area's petroleum industry. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Galleries $6; free (ages 0-5 and to all Thurs.); $19 (family, up to fivepeople). Prices for Esplanade Theatre shows vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Galleries and box office Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. noon-5. Closed major holidays.