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Leduc #1

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Great place! A correction ...

First off, the building is closed on Mondays, so you won't be able to see what is inside. However... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
Pleasanton, California
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 October 3, 2018
edson, Canada
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“oil industry”(7 reviews)
“history”(11 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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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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 November 27, 2018

First off, the building is closed on Mondays, so you won't be able to see what is inside. However, they keep the outdoor exposition open and this is the best part. What is even better - you don't have to pay anything! As you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heckfy
Reviewed October 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ronniem2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KathyB818
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 87wendys
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank wiccakeith
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