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The Red Deer Museum + Art gallery

Upcoming Holiday Hours:

Christmas Eve: Open 10:00am- 2:00pm (closing early)

Christmas Day: CLOSED

Boxing Day: CLOSED

December 27-31: Regular Hours

New Year's Day: CLOSED

Bring your family and friends and join us at the MAG. While in the “Remarkable Red Deer” exhibit, select a special movie in the BMO Capitol Theatre or play some tunes on the jukebox in the Club Café. Then take a walk of discovery while touring our often changing local and travelling exhibitions.

War room overviewToy room overview

45 minutesWhen planning your visit to the MAG, allow for 45 minutes to 2 hours to fully experience our exhibits.

Overview of wxhibition hall

As many of our programs and events are date and time specific, please browse our calendar of events, programs and exhibitions for a complete list of what’s on at the MAG!

Choose a day to visit:

Exhibits & Events Calendar

MAG Daily admission

The Jukebox in the club cafe

Type Cost
Family Free. Suggested donation $10
Adult Free. Suggested donation $5
Senior (65+) Free. Suggested donation $2
Youth/ Student Free. Suggested donation $2
3 & Under Free. Suggested donation $2

 Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday: Gallery Open 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesdays: Gallery open 10:00am-8:00pm.

Thursday & Friday: Gallery Open 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Weekends: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Holidays: Open Family Day, Easter Monday, Heritage Day & Remembrance Day 12-4:30pm, CLOSED all other holidays

Holiday Hours: 

Christmas Eve: Open 10:00am-2:00pm (closing early)

Christmas Day: CLOSED

Boxing Day: CLOSED

December 27-31: Regular Hours

New Year's Day: CLOSED

Christmas: We will be closed December 24th through 26th, and reopen on Thursday, December 27th, 2018.

Business Hours 9 am - 4:30 pm M-F

Daily admission by donation to the Museum includes the Remarkable Red Deer exhibition plus all travelling exhibits. See individual Programs pages for participants costs, such as: MAGnificent Saturdays, Day Camps, Summer Camps.

MAG Annual Membership

Annual Membership Cost
Adult $20
Senior (65+) $10
Student (with ID) $10
Youth (6-17) $10
Family* $30
Grandparent** $25

There is no better value for a year of unique experiences! Membership includes unlimited access to MAGnificent Saturdays and discounts on other programs, events and Reel Movie Mondays films.

*Family membership includes up to 2 adults and all children under 18 years of age in the same houeshold.
**Grandparent membership includes up to 2 seniors in the same household, and all grandchildren under the age of 18 for drop in visits. Grandchildren must accompany at least one grandparent listed on the membership.


How to find the MAG

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We are located between the Golden Circle and Recreation Centre, downtown Red Deer. We have a variety of scheduled art and history related exhibits, as well as a large collection of artefacts.

From Queen Elizabeth II Highway (HWY 2)

From South of Red Deer

  1. Take 32nd Street exit East
  2. Turn left on Gaetz Ave (50 Ave)
  3. Turn right on 45 Street to 47A Ave.

From North of Red Deer

  1.  Take 67 Street exit East
  2. Turn right on Gaetz Ave (50 Ave),
  3. Turn left on 45 Street to 47A Ave
map to the MAG


Did you know that the MAG is a Cultural Access Pass Attraction?

The Cultural Access Pass provides New Canadians with the opportunity to visit numerous museums, galleries and cultural places for free for one year. You have the opportunity to register online for this program and pick up your  card from the MAG. Click here for more info on the program.

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