Pehonan Theatre

“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.

OUR PEOPLE OUR PROVINCE

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. 

The film is not advisable for those with sensitivity to flashing lights, loud noises and/or artificial smoke.

Duration 11-minute film

Free For everyone

Occupancy Seats 80

Wheelchair Accessible

SHOWINGS OF THE FEATURE FILM OUR PEOPLE OUR PROVINCE OCCUR EVERY 30 MINUTES THROUGHOUT THE DAY, ON THE HOUR AND HALF-HOUR. PLEASE NOTE: THE LAST DAILY SHOWING COMMENCES AT 3:30 P.M.

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Hours of Operation

Summer HoursFall & Winter Hours
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.
Tuesday, September 6 to Saturday, May 20, 2023

Wednesday to Friday

  • Capital Gifts: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday

  • Legislature Building (tours): 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Visitor Centre: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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