“PEHONAN” IS A CREE WORD MEANING GATHERING PLACE.
A unique space, the Pehonan Theatre uses a 360-degree screen for the film Our People Our Province, which celebrates the political and social history of Alberta.
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 Our People Our Province occur every 30 minutes throughout the day, on the hour and half-hour. Please note the last daily showing of the feature film Our People Our Province in the Pehonan Theatre commences at 4:30 p.m.
Safety Protocols Regarding COVID-19
The safety of Members, staff and visitors is a top priority for the Legislative Assembly. In-person public tours of the Legislature Building and public access to the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre have been temporarily suspended.
Hours of Operation
In-person public tours of the Legislature Building and public access to the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre have been temporarily suspended.