Welcome to Cold Lake Museums

Cold Lake has a diverse history that has shaped the city’s identity. Come and see what Cold Lake was and what it has become at Cold Lake Museums.

Footage courtesy of Art Real Estate photography, 2024.

Cold Lake Air Force Museum receives a decommissioned CF18 jet on May 8, 2024. Read more.

Cold Lake Museums is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering a fun experience. We give an in-depth look into the deep and rich history of Cold Lake. Our museums provide a glimpse into what life was like in simpler but tougher times with amazing pictures in our well-kept galleries. 

Taking a tour at Cold Lake Museums will allow you and your whole family to learn history in an interesting way. 

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What is there to see?


Air Force Museum

Read about the 42-Radar Squadron and the 4-Wing Air Force Base.​


Oil and Gas Museum

Discover the incredible technology developed in the oil and gas industry.


Heritage Museum

Experience the lives of European settlers and immigrants in pre WWII Cold Lake.


Indigenous Museum

Learn about the long history of Indigenous life and culture in Cold Lake.

Treaty 6 Acknowledgement

The Cold Lake Museums respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous peoples including the ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ Nêhiyaw (Cree), Michif Piyii (Métis), and Denesųłiné peoples.