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Western Development Museum

50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
+1 306-693-5989
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nice museum detailing transportation in the area

very nice museum that is mainly about transportation in the area. numerous old cars, planes and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noel E
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Yuma, Arizona
A Gem!

We were most impressed with the Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw! It's theme is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yellowstone154954
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Winnipeg, Canada
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50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
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+1 306-693-5989
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"informative displays"
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"vintage aircraft"
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"this place is huge"
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"we spent hours"
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"great afternoon"
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"on display"
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"large variety"
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"regular basis"
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"great for kids"
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"transportation"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice museum that is mainly about transportation in the area. numerous old cars, planes and even trains are located inside this building. small gift shop it located near the entrance. plenty of parking.

Thank Noel E
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting, Noel!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were most impressed with the Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw! It's theme is transportation. It has motor vehicles, aircraft, and railway exhibits with enough material in each of these sections to represent a museum by itself. The walls in part of the aircraft...More

Thank Yellowstone154954
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Do check out our other three locations, each with a different theme in Yorkton, Saskatoon, and North Battleford.

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we were short on time, but if you are interested in the history of transportation, this is a place to visit, and spend some time there. Tremendous amount of information available from the Snowbird squadron, thru railway history and of course antic cars. A...More

Thank Csaba M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you for this great review - we do hope you find time to visit us again!

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This museum is all mostly about transportation. Vehicles, aircraft and trains mainly. There is a special exhibit for the Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds Air Demonstration Team, which is based at 15 Wing in Moose Jaw. There is also one section devoted to local Saskatchewan history....More

Thank 61Waldo
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to write this great review! Be sure to visit our other unique locations if you have a chance. You can preview their themes at wdm.ca.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Definitely the place to go to see what and who made Saskatchewan! The focus is transportation but still a lot of history info. Interesting displays, very informative. Lots of room to walk, and places to sit and relax. Great family venue. Would definitely go again,...More

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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thanks for this great review - we look forward to seeing you at our other three locations soon!

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a very fine museum with lots of activities for everyone. They change their programs often so you can re-visit and there is still more to see.

1  Thank Carol M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thanks for the kind words Carol! Be sure to check our website for new events and travelling exhibits to all four WDM locations in Saskatchewan.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

lot of fun and a good learning curve lots to see and do and they have a small train outside that goes around the grounds for the kids.

1  Thank Chris R
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thanks for the great review Chris. Our little train is called the "101" and will be up and running this summer - it is the only operating steam train in Saskatchewan. Do call first or check our website for hours operation.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a very well laid out facility. Clean and informative displays. A nice atmosphere for self education of history.

1  Thank Robin M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you Robin for taking the time to visit and for the great review!

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Well laid out displays, lots of space to walk and sit down if needed. Museum is full of transportation themed displays. $10 gets you in the door, which is cheap for what can be hours of entertainment. A gift shop is located at the main...More

1  Thank altima2000
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit the WDM!

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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Only 10 bucks for admission and a wonderful bit of history. Everything was displayed very well and there was quite a bit to take in.

1  Thank yonit500
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wendy a
June 24, 2015|
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
months the small restored steam engine train with several small cars gives rides outside the grounds . in Moose Jaw .
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wendy a
June 24, 2015|
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Response from Nanalott | Reviewed this property |
The train doesn't run all the displays are stationary allowing you to climb on and off as you like
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