Campus Tours

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Campus Tours

Once you come to visit us at Olds College, you will learn first-hand what sets us apart from other campuses not only in Alberta but across Canada. Olds College offers a variety of tours and opportunities for guests to enjoy our campus and understand what makes us unique!

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Botanic Gardens

Open to public: sunrise to sunset
Guided tours: $10/guest

Home to many of our plant collections and specialty gardens designed annually by staff and utilized as a hands-on classroom and work experience for students in our horticulture programs

Garden Features: Rose Garden, Herb Garden, Perennial Border, Monocot Bed, Geographical Collections, Ecological Collections and more.

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Wetlands

Open to public: sunrise to sunset
Guided tours: $10/guest

Spread out over 20 acres you and your guests will be treated to 1.3km of pathway highlighting 19 ponds, multiple bridge crossings and a Gazebo on Celebration Hill.

Wetlands Features: Central Parkland (trees & shrubs), Woodland Walk (birch, hydrangeas, perennials), Crabapple Alley, Arboretum & Amphitheatre and our seasonal gardens and beds.

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Animal Health Labs

Limited availability: not open to public

This tour will give you a behind the scenes look at the Animal Health Centre kennels, prep and surgery room and radiology room.

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Ag Mech Building

Limited availability: not open to public

On this customized tour you will have the opportunity to see first hand Olds College based technology and equipment.

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Olds College Brewery

Hours: Open Tues - Sat, 12 pm - 6 pm
Guided tours: $15/guest

The Olds College Brewery is a social enterprise and is located in Wilson Hall (attached to the Pomeroy Inn & Suites). All revenue from beer sales goes towards our Brewmaster & Brewery Operations Management program. 

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National Meat Training Centre

Hours: Mon - Fri 12pm - 5pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm
Weekly Meat Sales every Friday

Students enrolled in the program are immersed in the day to day operations of the plant. Their hard work and passion to learn is what drives the entire operation. Proceeds raised in the retail store allow us to continue our unique and extensive training.