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Motherwell Homestead

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3 km south of Abernethy, Abernethy, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Historic house with fun kids' activities

Motherwell is a national historic site and is well-funded so it has interpreters dressed in period... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
Cyndi C
Saskatoon, Canada
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A wonderful hidden treasure on the prairies.

The homestead is approximately a one hour drive from Regina. It includes the stone house, barn with... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Richard B
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3 km south of Abernethy, Abernethy, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Motherwell is a national historic site and is well-funded so it has interpreters dressed in period costume and other wonderful activities such as bread baking, butter churning and ice cream making. It's also a working farm with sheep, pigs, cows, chickens and horses and does...More

Thank Cyndi C
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The homestead is approximately a one hour drive from Regina. It includes the stone house, barn with many period animals, dugout and large garden. The site is staffed with young and old staff who know the story of William Richard Motherwell. Motherwell was in the...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Spend a day in the life of a farm family as they existed 100 years ago and be informed by guides dressed in period costume. Your experiences will see you milk cows, feed pigs, pump water, grind grain into flour and bake biscuits in the...More

Thank ShamysShores2
Reviewed January 22, 2017

The Motherwell homestead is located off the main highway between Fort Quapple and Yorkton. The main house is quite impressive as is the big red barn. They have a couple large events every summer. The event included music by the Regina Symphony Orchestra, hay rides,...More

1  Thank Manoau2002
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A wonderful experience of a working agricultural farm at the turn of the century. Staff dress in period costume and are knowledgeable about the workings of the farm. Once a year the Regina Symphony Orchestra preforms at the Homestead for the afternoon. Dinners are served...More

Thank RandyV545
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We really enjoyed this historic site with educational and interesting things to do and see for both kids and adults. The house was a real treasure with its old furniture, dishes and clothes. We loved to pet and feed the animals, climb on the tractor...More

Thank Iryna S
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The Motherwell Homestead is rich in history and beauty. It is a timeless Saskatchewan house. For all the abandoned houses you see in the prairies, it is truly amazing to see what one would have looked like in its prime. The staff are welcoming and...More

Thank francisofthevalley
Reviewed July 22, 2016

I am used to fantastic National Trust properties in the UK and when I heard about Motherwell when I moved to Saskatchewan in 2005 I had high hopes for this property and it has been on my bucket list since then. It is a beautiful...More

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We spent a wonderful afternoon at the Motherwell Homestead with the Regina Symphony this past Sunday. The Motherwell Homestead is a working historic Saskatchewan farm complete with cows, horses, pigs, goats, sheep and poultry. There is a beautifully restored stone house with a comfortable and...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Motherwell Homestead NHS, SK in Abernethy—about 100 km from Yorktown. GPS N50deg43’04.3”, N 103deg25’28.” Family rate C$9,80. Excellent place. The grandkids really enjoyed doing the Junior Explorer program. Staff is in period costume. Lots to see in the house, gardens, grounds, barn, and more of...More

1  Thank jbwhitehouse
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July 24, 2016|
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Response from Jackie P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stella, as I live 5 hours away from Motherwell I didn't take any leaflets on future events. However check out their website, it's pretty user friendly. The property is part of Parks Canada. Trip Adviser doesn't let me... More