Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Edmonton to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

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This tribute to extravagance is almost overwhelming in scale and spectacle. The mall shelters more than 800 stores and over 110 restaurants, but that's just the beginning. There's also a wave pool, a roller coaster, amusement park, a lake, ice...  Read More



This prestigious gallery presented its first exhibit, consisting primarily of borrowed art, in 1924. Now, more than 75 years later, the gallery maintains 5000 works in its permanent gallery, rotating them in a variety of exhibitions. The AGA...  Read More

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This outdoor park recreates various eras in Edmonton's history, down to period buildings and costumed guides. Visitors can tour a fort from the 19th-century fur-trading years and wander replicas of streets from 1885 (the frontier era), 1905 (the...  Read More

Reynolds – Alberta Museum


Alberta has changed drastically throughout the course of its short history, and this museum illustrates how, through the advent of mechanization, it's all happened. Displays detail how farming, transportation and industry have been transformed...  Read More



This is one of Canada's most popular museums. Situated in a park-like setting just west of downtown, the museum takes visitors on a journey through time and space to explore the human and natural history of western Canada. Behind the scenes, 13...  Read More



Edmonton's space and science center is a bonanza of delights for those who love the natural world. Exhibition galleries let you explore the mysteries of the body, the intricacies of crime-solving, the relationship between nature and weather, and...  Read More

Devonian Botanic Garden


Themed gardens and flowers of all varieties showcase their beauty at this 80-acre garden 30 minutes west of downtown. Wetland areas and wooded sites provide a striking contrast to the manicured Japanese garden and the alpine garden. There's also...  Read More

Muttart Conservatory


Easily recognized by the glass pyramids that rise from the valley floor, this complex shelters hundreds of plant specimens. Three of the four pyramids maintain a particular climate (arid, temperate, or tropical) and its associated flora. A...  Read More

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Klondike Jet Boats


Jet boats are shallow water craft that have no propellers to provide forward momentum, relying instead on the thrust from a jet of water that shoots out the back. They move fast and make thrillingly sharp turns. In addition to being adept at...  Read More

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village


Approximately 30 restored buildings have been relocated to this site, creating a village similar to the ones Alberta's Ukrainian settlers would have known. The complex details the heritage of those immigrants who arrived in western Canada...  Read More