Visit

Hours

  • May 19 to Sept. 3, 2018: Open 7 days a week 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Closed to the public from Sept. 4 to May long weekend 2019 (except for special events and pre-booked programs).

Location

  • Located 25 minutes (50 kilometres) east of Edmonton on Highway 16, 3 kilometres east of Elk Island National Park
  • Get directions to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Admission

  • Family (2 Adults + Youths to a maximum of 8 people): $40
  • Adult (18-64): $15
  • Senior (65+): $13
  • Youth (7-17): $10
  • Child (0-6): Free
  • Canadian Military and Family (with CFOne card): Free
  • Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society member: Free

Purchase an Experience Alberta’s History Pass and receive unlimited admission to a network of provincial historic sites and museums in Alberta for 1 full year.

Discount for group bookings (15 or more people) when pre-booked (email UCHVbookings@gov.ab.ca).

All prices include GST. Admission fees are subject to change without notice.

Amenities

  • Gift shop (summer season only)
  • Food services (summer season only)
  • Large picnic area with picnic tables and a fire pit (no wood supplied)
  • Onsite ATM
  • Horse drawn wagon rides are included with admission. Wagon rides available Monday to Friday in May and June, and Thursday to Monday in July and August.
  • A 45-minute tour is included with admission. Tours depart from the Visitor Centre at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. Tours are available on the following days:
    • May and June: Saturdays and Sundays, except June 24
    • July: Daily, except Tuesdays
    • August: Daily, except Wednesdays and August 19

Accessibility

  • To maintain historical accuracy, buildings in the historical village have limited accessibility.
  • Our museum provides plenty of outdoor things to see and do surrounding the historic buildings.
  • The Visitor Centre, containing an exhibit gallery and gift shop, is wheelchair accessible.
  • Electric scooters and wheelchairs are available to rent for a $5 fee.
  • Reservations for electric scooters and wheelchairs are recommended, especially for special event days. To make a reservation, please call 780-662-3640 after May 19.
  • Scooter rentals may be limited in the event of muddy or rainy conditions. Please call the day before your visit to confirm availability.

Accommodation

  • No accommodations or camping onsite.
  • The nearest campsite is Astotin Lake Campground, located at Elk Island National Park. For more information, call 1-877-737-3783 (8 a.m. - 6 p.m. mountain time).

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed outside the parking lot at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.
  • Identified service animals are permitted onsite.

Visitor Tips

  • Plan for 2-3 hours to tour our museum and historic buildings.
  • We are an outdoor museum with walking required between our historic buildings.
  • Walking shoes are recommended for our gravel roads.
  • Sunscreen and sun hats are recommended on warm summer days.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the historical village, except water bottles.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the historical village.
  • Alcohol is not permitted at any time.

Parking

  • Parking available onsite.
  • Accessible parking, RV (recreational vehicle) parking, bus parking, and passenger drop-off.
  • No overnight parking.

Site Map

Please see the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village site map to plan your visit.

For Your Safety

  • Gravel/dirt pathways and roads may be uneven.
  • Wooden sidewalks/steps may be slippery when wet.
  • Use care when entering/exiting buildings. Please ask staff for assistance, if required.
  • Watch for irregular steps.
  • Handrails will not be available.
  • Do not feed or approach livestock or farm animals.
  • Children should be supervised at all times by an accompanying adult.