Medalta in the Historic Clay District

Medalta is an innovative industrial museum, contemporary ceramics arts facility, art gallery and community hub in Medicine Hat. Located within a converted century-old factory, it has become an exciting place where cutting edge technologies meet historic restoration and archaeology come together. They host a variety of experiences for tourists and locals, including the ‘Beehive Kilns & Factory Tour’, ‘The Bricks that Built the Badlands Tour’, ‘Play in the Mud Experience’, ‘Historical Processes Live’, and intimate expert visits from ceramicists, former factory workers, naturalists and more.

The Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

The Esplanade Museum is a true community museum. It began as a project of the Historical Society of Medicine Hat and District and originally opened in Riverside Park on July 4, 1951. Today it is home to more than 25,000 artifacts which chronicle the lives, and values, of the people who built and shaped the community. The collection itself is presented in an engaging and informative ways so that new generations can learn about the successes and sacrifices which formed this community.