The Historian

Our historic past

River crossings, stopping houses and one big rock have contributed to Okotoks’ unique character and fascinating history.

Learn more about the history of Okotoks


Okotoks Museum & Archives (OMA)

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.

Click to check out exhibits and programs at the Okotoks museum and archives