“PEHONAN” IS A CREE WORD MEANING GATHERING PLACE.
A unique and immersive experience, Our People Our Province is projected on to a 360-degree screen. The film takes visitors on a journey through Alberta's fascinating social and political history.
Join Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and the province’s namesake, on a magical journey through Alberta's history!
The 11-minute film features musical contributions from Alberta artists and follows the story of Alberta's development from indigenous origins to settlement and the major political shifts of the 20th century. From the winds of the dust bowl prairies to the snows of an Alberta winter the Pehonan Theatre brings the province's history to life right before the viewer’s eyes.
The Pehonan Theatre is accessible to visitors with limited mobility. Our People Our Province is available for viewing in English or in French.
film is not advisable for those with sensitivity to flashing lights, loud
noises and/or artificial smoke.
SHOWINGS OF THE FEATURE FILM OUR PEOPLE OUR PROVINCE OCCUR EVERY 30 MINUTES THROUGHOUT THE DAY, ON THE HOUR AND HALF-HOUR. The last daily showing commences 30 minutes before closing.
VISIT THE LEGISLATURE BUILDING AND VISITOR CENTRE!
THE LEGISLATURE BUILDING IS OPEN FOR FREE TOURS SATURDAYS FROM NOON TO 3 P.M.
Registration is required for in-person public tours.
Capital Gifts Hours
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m.
Please note the Pehonan Theatre is closed due to maintenance.
Hours of Operation
Saturday, May 21 to Monday, September 5
Wednesday to Sunday (and holiday Mondays)
- Legislature Building: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Visitor Centre: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fall & Winter Hours
Tuesday, September 6 to Saturday, May 20, 2023
- Legislature Building (tours): 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Visitor Centre: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Legislature pedway standard hours
- Weekdays: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturdays: Noon to 5 p.m.
- Sundays: Closed