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Leduc #1

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Wonderful opportunity to Rest

We needed to go to the Airport all the while pulling our 42 foot fifth wheel behind us. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
edson, Canada

Truly an amazing museum. There is an excellent representation of the oil industry from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy B
Kalispell, Montana
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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 2 weeks ago

We needed to go to the Airport all the while pulling our 42 foot fifth wheel behind us. The campground at Leduc #1 was getting ready to close for the season; however, they were so nice to accommodate us for the night. We were able...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly an amazing museum. There is an excellent representation of the oil industry from the beginning up until the present. Very educational!

Thank Kathy B
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.

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