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Saskatoon Western Development Museum- 1910 Boomtown

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Address: 2610 Lorne Ave., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7J 0S6, Canada
Phone Number: (306) 931-1910
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Museum , great place to take amply and friends

We have taken all our grandkids there for many years , they love it .the people who run it do a wonderful job .

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We have taken all our grandkids there for many years , they love it .the people who run it do a wonderful job .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A great place to learn and have fun, also the best place ever for a toddler - great walking space with so much to look at (even if you spend most of the time in the model railway section!). We spent 4 hours here enjoying every nook and cranny and had a lovely homecooked meal in the restaurant, some of... More 

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SASKATOON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

When visiting Saskatoon, be sure to include a trip to the Western Development Museum. It's always a pleasant summer day because the whole museum is basically Main Street of a small town, complete with shops, fine food, and businesses as they would have been in the 1910s in Saskatchewan all under one huge roof. The exhibitions will take you back... More 

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Saskatoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are in Saskatoon, and have most of a day to spare, don't miss this. Especially interesting for anyone with an interest in Canadian pioneering history and artefacts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I enjoyed it. One of our many haunts, especially when our children were just young enough and old enough to enjoy it. It is a peek into the Saskatchewan /prairie settler era. In the fall, we sat on the bleachers for the wheat threshing demonstration: the yummy end result was fresh baked bread and homemade jam. Christmas was special, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This museum is unique. The entire contents of this really huge building is a prairie town circa 1910. Complete with all manner of shop, service, transportation, machinery, clothing, food etc. On certain days there may be a blacksmith working in the blacksmith shop or a choir singing in the church. I would say that all museums are educational but this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is a very interesting place to visit and lots for the whole family. The museum is well layed out and very informative. There is a nice gift shop and an excellent restuarant. Plan on at least 2-3 hours to really see it all and enjoy the history that abounds within the walls

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

if you do this one and the one in North Battlefield you get it for half price,cool. I have been once but went back with my daughter, she was impressed!!! Go to the boomtown cafe while there,awesome sasakoon berry pie,made daily!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Very creative Xmas tree displays Nice venue for this event I would recommend it will return festival of trees fir the hospital foundation

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The WDM is a must see. It is fun and interesting for people of all ages. Since it is indoors it is ideal for rainy or cold days. Boom Town is fantastic and the old cars on displays are fantastic.

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