Heritage

Heritage is a combination of the things that give us a sense of self. It is the traditions we keep, the languages we speak, the music we play, the books we read, the tools we use, the stories passed down through our families, the nursery rhymes and lullabies our parents and grandparents sang to us. It is also the buildings we live in and use, the parks that we play in and the forests and mountains that we cherish.
CPR Station.

CPR Station, 1914. Red Deer Archives. P2603

Heritage Section

The City provides a range of initiatives that support our community's built, cultural and natural heritage including:

  • supporting the designation, protection and restoration of historic resources, sites, cultural landscapes and heritage districts;
  • promoting heritage education and awareness through heritage signage and heritage walking, biking and driving tours;
  • providing advice, assistance and support on heritage related issues to community groups, individuals and property owners;
  • maintaining an inventory of Red Deer's historic resources.

General Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Statutory Holidays

Main Contact Information

Main Phone Line: 403-309-6270
Fax: 403-346-4970
Email: heritage@reddeer.ca
Culture Services 3827 - 39 Street
Mailing Address

News & Notices

Plows are ready to roll into...

January 16, 2020

City crews are gearing up to start Snow Zone Plowing and residents are reminded to sign up for Snow Zone Alerts to get text, email, and phone call reminders before they need to move their vehicles off the street.

Red Deer to launch digital archives...

January 14, 2020

Red Deerians are invited to explore our city’s heritage via the digital archives collection that will launch this month on a new web site hosted by Preservica.

2020 Operating Budget approved with dire

January 13, 2020

After five days of deliberations, City Council approved a $389 million Operating Budget, reducing the proposed 2.49 per cent tax increase to 1.26 per cent with direction to identify further savings to reduce to 0.97 per cent.