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Edmonton, the capital of Canada's western Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River. Its significant historical eras are recreated at Fort Edmonton Park, featuring an 1846 fort and streets from 1885, 1905 and 1920. The city's contemporary landmarks include the Royal Alberta Museum, with aboriginal-culture and natural-history galleries, and the futuristic-looking Art Gallery of Alberta, known for its First Nations art. Edmonton offers visitors great restaurants, cafes, shops, and a variety of entertainment options including the Art Gallery of Alberta, Royal Alberta Museum, Alberta Railway Museum, and Sir Winston Churchill Square.