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Leduc #1

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Surprise history lesson

Great stop, learned a lot about Canada’s first oil well discovery. Something there for everyone as... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Wendy S
New Westminster, Canada
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A Legacy worth Seeing

Leduc #1 is where the oil started in Alberta. The Energy Discovery Centre is an interactive museum... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Ottawa, Canada
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“oil industry”(6 reviews)
“history”(10 reviews)
“exhibits”(9 reviews)
Leduc #1 Museum + Energy Discovery Centre, the birhtplace of the modern energy industry. Come visit us and learn the story of Alberta!
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
50339 Hwy 60, Devon, Alberta T9G 0B2, Canada
+1 780-987-4323
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Great stop, learned a lot about Canada’s first oil well discovery. Something there for everyone as there is real equipment and a training centre there. Everything there from equipment bits, historical figures in the oil world, movie and oil memorabilia. Friendly staff. Surprise large belt...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Overall, this historic site is a good place for spending a few hours to learn about Alberta's oil history. The exhibits are vast and full of artefacts, so you could spend hours here browsing through everything. However, in the brochures it sounds like there's a...More

Thank Banffperson
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see. Persons can appreciate and understand how Oil started in Alberta from the beginning to present day.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Leduc #1 is where the oil started in Alberta. The Energy Discovery Centre is an interactive museum and science centre that shows you the history of the oil industry in Alberta. There is a full scale rig that you can climb on, you can touch...More

1  Thank Cottonelle
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The exhibits are well done. You will learn a lot about the oil and gas industries. The history of exploration in this area is well presented.

1  Thank FunnyAnimal
Reviewed August 11, 2016

We have gone past this attraction so many times & finally decided to stop. You can wander around the grounds for free but there is a fee to tour the discovery centre ($10 adult, $8.50 senior). Free parking. Start at the theatre & see the...More

2  Thank Liz730053
Reviewed August 1, 2016

i recently visited the historical site to see what i could find out about the story of oil in the area where i live. I found that there was a large assortment of displays and information pertaining to the oil business. The staff was quite...More

1  Thank wiccakeith
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Not for little kids, but very interesting and educational. You will need car to get there, as it is outside of city limits.

Thank Bieratka
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Anyone interested in the history of oil for this area MUST visit Energy Centre. It is packed full of historical memorabilia. The exhibits are very well done and outside you can fully explore an oil rig. We were fortunate to find a person that actually...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed October 18, 2015

We traveled up to Leduc on the 31st of August to visit the Discovery Center, arriving to find it closed, and the Gate locked. Information we had on hand indicated that it should have been open, but it was not. Fortunately someone who was working...More

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