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Western Development Museum

50 Diefenbaker Dr., Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
306-693-5989
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Moose Jaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Hague
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Northern Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Congratulations to everyone who has worked to assemble and support the collections. Top notch story telling at every turn.

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Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We only had 2 hours before closing time, and certainty could have used more! It is past regular tourist season so didnt have the train ride. However there were displays of evey kind of man-made transportation I knew about and then some! Plus a very nice section devoted to the history of Saskatchewan. Would definitely visit again!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This development focuses on transportation, specifically transportation utilized in the prairie region. There were planes, cars, tractors, bikes, motorcycles, boats and trains. The volume of exhibits and the quality of restoration was staggering. My only criticism was the lack of interactive exhibits. This museum was for looking only. While there was lots of space to move around younger children may... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Loved the history there. Really enjoyed the snowbirds display. Wish we could have bought the cups they had displayed there.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

visited with our 4 yr old and 17mth old. there were grear stationary exhibits for older children and adults, however for younger children there was very little interactive learning available. we expected there to be more interactive learning...things to try, do, learn. the discovery room was disappointing as everything was behind plexiglass or locked up. we did enjoy the train... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Save enough time in Moose Jaw to visit this museum. They have lots of great exhibits. We really liked the Snowbirds! Very interesting. They have a nice gift shop with some of the cheapest prices on Saskatchewan souvenirs that we found.

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