Exhibit Rooms

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HC Andersen Exhibit RoomHCAdersen

Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a famous Danish author, playwright, poet and artist. Many of his fairy tales have been passed on from generation to generation throughout many countries of the world. Such tales as: “The Princess and the Pea”, “The Ugly Duckling”, “The Emperor’s New Cloths”, “The Little Fir Tree”. Each season one of Hans Christian Andersen’s famous fairy tales is featured in this exhibit room. 


Heritage Exhibit Room

Displays in the Heritage Room change yearly to capture the Museum's theme for the season.


Dormitory Exhibit Room

The dormitory room exhibit (circa 1930s) depicts the living space of the young women who resided at the Verbena Dormitory. Sparsely furnished - an apple crate beside table, a washstand and a small partition for privacy.









Library Exhibit Room

Over 3000 books available in both Danish and English for your enjoyment while visiting the Danish Canadian National Museum.




Immigrant Exhibit Room

A tribute to the individuals and families who emigrated from Denmark to Canada. Immigrant_Room_20090823-DSC_8015

You will find the stories and history of many of these people in our collection.

Their stories form a very important part of Canadian history.





Closet Danes Exhibit

The Closet Danes Exhibit is specifically designed to meet the needs of our visitors with mobility difficulties. Divided into sections, this exhibit provides a sampling of artifacts on display in the five exhibit rooms housed on the second level of the Museum. A power point presentation captures all of our outdoor exhibits.

This exhibit space is wheel chair accessible and material is presented in both auditory and visual format.



Dormitory Coffee House: Living History Exhibit

Explore Danish Canadian Immigration by Ship as part of the featured exhibits and displays in the Dormitory Coffee House.  Enjoy authentic Danish cuisine served by costumed interpreters making your visit a Living History experience.




Museum Hours: Open May 8th until September 7th. Thursday through Monday: 10:00am - 5:30pm. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Year round on Fridays: 10.00 - 4.00 pm

How To Get Here: Take Hwy 54 West of Innisfail, AB - Turn South (left) on Range Road 31 in Spruce View - Straight through the 4 way stop in Dickson, AB. 0.8km south on the right.

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