Claresholm & District Museum and Visitor Information Centre

5126 1st St. W.
Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0- Map It
Phone: (403) 625-1742

AAA Editor Notes

Claresholm & District Museum and Visitor Information Centre is on Hwy. 2 at 5126 1st St. W. Exhibits are housed in a former Canadian Pacific Railway station and highlight the development of the railway and the agricultural history of southern Alberta. The 1912 sandstone building also features early 20th-century artifacts representing local pioneer life. The station includes a visitor center, and on the grounds are a 1903 one-room schoolhouse, a historic log cabin and a CPR caboose. A separate exhibit hall displays exhibits about the aboriginal peoples of southwest Alberta; a Model T school bus and other vehicles; and vignettes depicting town life, including the healthcare system. Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Daily 9-5, early May-Labour Day; Tues.-Sat. 9-5, day after Labour Day-Thanksgiving.