Okotoks is a progressive town with a rich heritage. The Okotoks Museum and Archives (OMA) reflects the history of a community rooted in three centuries. Established in 2000, the Okotoks Museum and Archives is devoted to preserving artifacts and archival resources and celebrating the stories of Okotoks’ past. Serving both the Town of Okotoks and the Foothills region, the museum presents ongoing exhibits along with programs and events for students, adults, families and seniors which promote exploration and connection to history in exciting ways.
Okotoks Museum & Archives (OMA)
The Okotoks Museum will be closed to the public from December 13 to at least January 21, 2021 due to recent mandated closures and restrictions from the province. Find full details on open/closure updates on the COVID-19 response update news page.
The Museum and Archives offers a variety of opportunities to learn about the history of Okotoks. Click on the links below to learn more:
- Learn more about our historic past
- Visit our Virtual exhibits
- View our Past exhibits
- Points of Interest around Okotoks
- Research the collection: archives and artifacts
See you at the Museum!
The Culture and Heritage services team provide a variety of programming for people of all ages, abilities and interests. This includes programs at the Okotoks Art Gallery, Okotoks Museum and Archives, Education programs and Community outreach programming. Click the links below to learn more about each:
The Okotoks Museum and Archives welcomes artifacts, photographs and other archival documents that relate to Okotoks and district.
The item will be appraised to determine if it meets the museum’s collection mandate. If the items do not meet the museum’s requirements, museum staff may refer you to another museum or archives, or it may be accepted into the Okotoks Museum’s education collection.
If you are interested in making an archival or artifact donation, or if you have any questions regarding our collections policies, please contact the Museum.