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Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum

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Address: 5007 50 Avenue, Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 0S3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-352-0227
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Description: The Heritage Museum, located in the heart of Wetaskiwin's historic...
The Heritage Museum, located in the heart of Wetaskiwin's historic downtown, has been preserving local history since 1986. The museum currently offers three-floors of exhibits relating to everything from First Nations' history to the War Years! Learn about Wetaskiwin's early businesses, read about the extraordinary Women of Aspenland, see an authentic tipi, and have a glimpse of life on a Hutterite colony. And now you can explore local history through modern technology. Find out more by visiting the Heritage Museum today!
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Good for an afternoon visit

If you want to learn about the history of Wetaskiwin, this is a great smaller museum to stop by. In downtown Wetaskiwin and close to restaurants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
Sara782
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you want to learn about the history of Wetaskiwin, this is a great smaller museum to stop by. In downtown Wetaskiwin and close to restaurants.

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Karen A, Manager at Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your afternoon, and yes we have problems choosing between the surrounding restaurants too! More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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54 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

it is always fun to visit the smaller museums, and this is a good one. Place for the kids to hang out in the lower level, special attractions on the main, and a good local history section upstairs. Conveniently located right downtown.

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I went to the Wetaskiwin & District Heritage Museum in June and it was fantastic. There is an amazingly done War of 1812 display. It is filled with much of the history of Wetaskiwin and the area. There is much to explore in this museum on all of the levels. On the lower level there is a general store area... More 

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Karen A, Manager at Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum, responded to this review

What a compliment! Please do come back and visit us soon! More 

Courtenay, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I recently visited the Wetaskiwin Heritage Museum in Wetaskiwin Alberta. This museum is a bit like visiting Grandma's place. It is filled with many objects and items that just continually make you say to yourself "I remember that!". There are three levels to the museum and it is nicely arranged to showcase the history of a small town relative to... More 

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Karen A, Manager at Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us! It is always nice to hear when we make our guests feel at home. Hopefully you will be able to come back and visit us soon. More 

Alberta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

We stopped by thinking it would be a nice way to spend an hour if that. Well I couldn't get my kids to leave!!! This place transformed the basement into an old school house, an old country kitchen, an old general store, and back yard! The kids got to play with real old fashioned tools. From the old fashion stove... More 

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