The Little Church – Drumheller, Alberta - Atlas Obscura

The Little Church

A six-person chapel in the middle of Alberta's badlands.  

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According to a local saying, this small church in the badlands of Alberta seats 10,000 people, six at a time. It was originally constructed in 1968 and then rebuilt by people incarcerated in Drumheller Institution, a nearby federal penitentiary, in 1991. The Little Church has a pulpit and six single-person pews. At one time, it also featured stained glass windows and a brass bell in its small steeple. The church is a functioning chapel that holds regular services.

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Drumheller's Little Church is located on the northeast side of North Dinosaur Trail, just north of the Royal Tyrrell Museum.

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