Royal Alberta MuseumRoyal Alberta Museum
The Royal Alberta Museum (RAM), an iconic institution located in downtown Edmonton's Arts District. As the largest museum in western Canada and one of the country's top museums, RAM stands as a testament to the vibrant history of Alberta and its diverse natural environment.
The museum's new design not only provides a beautifully crafted space but also symbolizes the energy, diversity, and boldness of modern Alberta. It serves as a dynamic hub where visitors can connect with 5.1 million Albertan stories, reflecting the province's past, present, and future.
Explore RAM's Exceptional Visitor Experience:
Designed with inclusivity and curiosity in mind, RAM's new building offers an expansive space where visitors can engage intimately with the province's diverse heritage. Here are the key highlights that make the visitor experience at RAM truly exceptional:
- Inclusive Design: RAM's commitment to inclusivity is evident in its thoughtfully designed spaces, ensuring a welcoming environment for all.
- Diverse Galleries: From the captivating Natural and Human History Halls to the hands-on Children's Gallery, RAM's galleries cater to various interests and learning styles.
- Indigenous Narratives: Journey through the Human History Hall, where Indigenous stories are intricately woven, highlighting contemporary First Nations and Métis narratives.
- Warm and Welcoming Atmosphere: Experience the museum's bright, warm, and welcoming ambiance that encourages exploration and discovery.
A Glimpse into Alberta's Past
RAM's mission is to collect, preserve, research, interpret, and exhibit objects and specimens related to the heritage of Alberta's people and natural surroundings. The museum's expansive permanent galleries showcase engaging exhibits, offering a unique opportunity to delve into the captivating history of the region. Complemented by internationally touring features, RAM brings to life over 5.1 million uniquely Albertan stories.
Diverse Collections, Rich Narratives
The extensive collections at RAM support exhibitions, outreach programs, and learning initiatives. With curatorial programs spanning Daily Life and Leisure, Indigenous Engagement, Labour and Industry, Military and Government History, Archaeology, and more, RAM ensures a comprehensive representation of Alberta's multifaceted heritage. These programs are supported by conservation and collections management efforts, preserving the rich tapestry of Alberta's past.