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Western Development Museum

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Address: 50 Diefenbaker Dr., Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
Phone Number: 306-693-5989
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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soooo much to see!

Absolutely loved it, there is something for everyone here! Your admission receipt is good for two days and unless you get there early you're going to need that second day. Each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Heather S
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Melville, New York
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Melville, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Absolutely loved it, there is something for everyone here! Your admission receipt is good for two days and unless you get there early you're going to need that second day. Each section is a new experience and lots of interactive things as well.

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Regina Beach, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We took the family to this museum and with an age span from two too sixty it was a great way to spend a couple of hours! The cost for all of us was sixty five dollars. We went an a Saturday afternoon and it was not busy a few other people there but the venue is large so no... More 

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Berkeley Springs, WV
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Well put together. Takes about 90 minutes to tour. Lots and lots of of one-of-a-kind modes of transportation and A+ quality exhibits. Excellent lesson in Canada's, and especially Saskatchewan's, history.

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Moose Jaw
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

All interesting but kids do enjoy the trains and planes, while the adults related as much or more to the vintage exhibits. G

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This museum is great for a cold and dreary winter day. Children and adults alike will enjoy the historical transportation modes used in Saskatchewan. This branch of the Western Development Museum is dedicated to cars, trains, and other modes of transportation.

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Regina, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It's COLD outside in January! I took my family (2 yr & 6 yr olds) to the Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw for a little 'staycation'. We visited from Regina, arrived about 11am and it was almost vacant. my children checked out all of the areas and moved along when they had enough. Airplanes, trains, trucks, snowplows, bikes, even... More 

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Hague
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

we like to travel back in time, it make you so grateful for what we have now and the people back then were raising large families

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It has been years since we visited the Moose Jaw WDM, it was fun, other than the weather keeping the train from running. Our boys had lots of fun, the highlights for us were finding my grandpa's photo and card in the ham radio room as well as finding our boy's choir director's music in the kids room.

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Edmonton, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very much enjoyed the Snowbird exhibit and train cars. Nice, bright and open display areas. Easy to view and walk around.

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not as popular as the tunnels but much more valuable from a historic perspective. Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys the history of the prairies.

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