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Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre

Completed in 1915, the Edmonton Drill Hall was a military training site for the Department of National Defence until 1977. Over the years it was home to several regiments, including the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, as well as a number of corps including signal men and medical personnel.

Ownership of the the Prince of Wales Armouries (as it was re-named in 1921) was transferred to the City of Edmonton in 1982 and it hosted a variety of organizations and community groups like the Cadets and the Edmonton Food Bank. After much consideration of its future, the City began renovations to create a new home for the City of Edmonton Archives inside the old drill hall.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the exhibits in the public areas of the building. There is no admission fee and parking is free. The Metro Line's Kingsway/Royal Alex stop is a short walk away and there are several bus routes nearby.  

Currently on display at the Prince of Wales Armouries:


Patrons being served at a formal dinner

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City of Edmonton Archives

A building within a building, located within the former drill hall of the Prince of Wales Armouries.

Historical Board

Edmonton Historical Board

See how the Edmonton Historical Board (EHB) advocates on behalf of Edmonton’s history.

For More Information

Prince of Wales Armouries

10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton AB
T5H 3Z9


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In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax Facility Rentals: 780-496-8747
Email POWFacilityRentals@edmonton.ca



10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta