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Imagine if you could travel in time in your back yard?   Who would you meet?  What would life be like? 

Located in the centre of the river valley, John Walter Museum offers a chance to discover local history, a connection with nature and a chance to reflect on tomorrow.

Come to learn new skills rooted in the past or to relax with a treat from the Walter Kitchen.




Rating: Good

John Walter Museum is partially accessible.

First House (built in 1875) and Second House (built in 1886) have slight ramps into the buildings, but they may not be able to accommodate all types of wheelchairs.

  • Paved walkways and wooden boardwalks connect the houses and the public parking lot
  • Third House (built in 1901) is accessible by ramp
  • Accessible entrance to the visitor orientation building
  • Accessible washrooms in the visitor orientation building

See the Accessibility Rating System for more information.

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

From January to May and October to December, the museum is not open to the public. However, it is available for birthday parties, group bookings and school programs.


Map of 9180 Walterdale Hill (north side of Kinsmen parking lot)
9180 Walterdale Hill (north side of Kinsmen parking lot)
Edmonton, Alberta

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John Walter Museum

9180 Walterdale Hill NW

Located at the bottom of Walterdale and Queen Elizabeth roads, on the north side of the Kinsmen Sports Centre parking lot.




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