Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site

Group Programs


SPARKS, BROWNIES, AND GIRL GUIDES

Adventures in Heritage

1 1/4 hour interpreter-guided program

  • Group size - minimum 10, maximum 24
  • Cost - $4.00 per child

Adventures in Heritage mixes all of your requirements for the Provincial Heritage badge with all the fun of a visit to Rutherford House. Make a homemade treat in the old-fashioned kitchen, tour the house, and make a great craft to take home. Seasonal programs are also available and may be adapted to suit the needs of Sparks, Brownies or Girl Guides.

Alberta Women in History

1 1/2 hour interpreter-guided program

  • Group size: minimum 10; maximum 24
  • Cost - $4.00 per child

Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy and Mattie Rutherford are but a few of the "Gentle Ladies" of Alberta. Learn more about these women, discuss the issues of the day, and imagine what it would have been like to be a woman in 1915. Prepare a homemade treat in the old-fashioned kitchen and make a fun craft, all while earning the Provincial Heritage badge.


CUBS AND SCOUTS

Edmonton of Old

1 1/4 hour interpreter-guided program

  • Group size - minimum 10, maximum 24
  • Cost - $4.00 per child

This program can be adapted to any age group and is an exciting way to fulfill the requirements for the Heritage badge. Learn about Edmonton in the first decades of the 20th century with a tour of this historic 1911 home. What did the first cars look like? How did people cross the river before bridges were built? What games and sports did Cecil Rutherford play? The boys will enjoy making old-fashioned treats and an airborne craft as they discover their city's history.



Booking information

Please call 780-427-3995 or for toll-free calling within Alberta dial 310-0000 first.
Office hours: 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday

Advance bookings are required for all programs.
For deaf or hearing impaired calling please dial 780-427-9999 in Edmonton, or
1-800-232-7215 from other locations.

Advance bookings are required for all programs. These programs are available on Saturday and Sunday am or pm. Other times will be considered upon request and are subject to the availability of staff.

Cash, Visa, MasterCard and debit are accepted. Cheques should be made payable to: Minister of Finance, Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site.
Payment and issuing of receipts will be dealt with at the end of the program.

Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site is located at 11153 Saskatchewan Drive, on the University of Alberta campus.

Last reviewed/revised: March 18, 2016