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Visit John Walter's historic homes as we share stories about the community of Walterdale and get a taste of the pioneer life by participating in activities and exploring artifacts.

Located in Edmonton's River Valley, the John Walter Museum connects to multi-use trails, Kinsmen Sports Centre, Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pool and the Grizzly Lodge Playground. Access to the museum, located on the north side of the Kinsmen Sports Centre parking lot, can be made via Walterdale Hill.




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.


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

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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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