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Brooks and District Museum

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Brooks Museum

Very interesting, lots of artifacts and well laid out displays which seem to change regularly. Nice... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Marion M
Great for Canada Day experience

So much fun the 1st of July pancake breakfast, parade, train, this year there was dance too, It's a... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
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Aug 6, 2019
“Brooks Museum”
Jul 18, 2019
“Great for Canada Day experience”
The Brooks & District Museum, Kiwanis Campground and Visitor Information Centre is an attraction for all ages. Come do a scavenger hunt as you explore our exhibits and grounds, treat yourself to some of our homemade ice cream, peruse the wide...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1269 Sutherland Drive, Brooks, Alberta T1R 1C7, Canada
+1 403-362-5073
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Very interesting, lots of artifacts and well laid out displays which seem to change regularly. Nice wee shop with something for everyone.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marion M
Reviewed July 18, 2019

So much fun the 1st of July pancake breakfast, parade, train, this year there was dance too, It's a great day out for families.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Astrid v
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This campground is an absolute disgrace for $30 a night , we were kind of desperate as it was a long weekend and we where on the road and everything was full. No washrooms just a port a potty that looked and smelt as though...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Lots of displays and informed staff to make sure that the visit was excellent. Stop at the gift shop for local crafts and souvenirs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leona F
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasently surprised with this place. It was an on a whim stop. It features a big central museum with a lot of reasonably priced knick knacks. The lady working the desk was so friendly and offered a scavenger hunt for our 8 year...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Stopped in on Canada Day - and WOW - what a wealth of history and information! From the individual buildings - to the museum itself - this is a must checkout place!!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Although the GPS could not find the museum, we managed to ask and were rewarded with a great experience. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. We learned about the early settlement of the area by Lord Sutherland. The outdoor buildings were worthwhile, even in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend a couple hours to enjoy the history of Brooks and area. Easy to find and not far off the TransCanada hi-way.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Easy to find, just off the Number 1 highway, Brooks is between Calgary and Medicine Hat AB. Well set up buildings, makes you feel like your strolling down an old town.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Visited here a few times over the years, and was impressed to hear my 7-year-old rave about how much fun her school had there. If they can impress the youngins, you know they're doing it right! Plenty of outdoor buildings to discover here, and indoor...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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