Alberta Ag History Resources

Below is a list of agriculture and rural museums and resources across Alberta. If you would like to be added to this list, please contact us reflections@farms.com

 

Alberta Central Railway Museum

Wetaskiwin, AB
Central
Railway
Historic railroad cars and equipment, also grain elevator


Anthony Henday Museum

Delburne, AB
Central
History
local history, mining, agriculture, and household items, housed within an old CNR railway station


Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Center

Nanton, AB
Southern
Agriculture
grain elevator


Canadian Tractor Museum

Westlock, AB
Central
Agriculture
antique tractors and steam engines


Climb Thru Time Museum

Paradise Valley, AB
Central
History
local history, housed in a grain elevator


Echo Dale Farm

Medicine Hat, AB
Southern
Open air
Includes historic farm, antiques, equipment, 1900-1910 era farmhouse, replica 1930's blacksmith shop, coal mine


Heritage Acres Farm Museum

Pincher Creek, AB
Southern
Open air
Includes vintage farm machinery, equipment, tools, historic farm and village buildings, grain elevator, sawmill


Mallaig & District Museum

Mallaig, AB
Central
History
Includes 1920 replica log schoolhouse, 1931 church, agricultural equipment and machinery


Markerville Creamery Museum

Markerville, AB
Central
Agriculture
creamery operations


Mile 0 Antique Truck Museum

Grimshaw, AB
Northern
Transportation
Trucks used in northern cartage in the 1930s, 40s and 50s


Nose Creek Valley Museum

Airdrie, AB
Calgary
History
Local cultural and natural history, First Nations artifacts, antique automobiles and farm machinery, minerals and fossils


Pioneer Acres

Irricana, AB
Calgary
Open air
Includes over 12 buildings, agriculture equipment, trucks, antiques, household items, general store, school


Pioneer Threshermen's Museum

High Prairie, AB
Northern
Agriculture
antique farming vehicles and implements


Prairie Tractor Museum

Picture Butte, AB
Southern
Open air
historic buildings and agriculture equipment, operated by the Prairie Tractor and Engine Society


Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Wetaskiwin, AB
Central
Multiple
Power of the machine", includes automobiles, tractors and farm equipment, planes, motorcycles, bicycles, industrial machines, Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame


St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

St. Albert, AB
Northern
Open air
Features two historic grain elevators and a reconstructed railway station


Scandia Eastern Irrigation District Museum

Scandia, AB
Southern
Museum depicting agricultural and irrigation history in Eastern Alberta


Smithson International Truck Museum

Rimbey, AB
Central
Transportation
trucks, license plates, farm machinery, automobiles, sawmill


South Peace Centennial Museum

Beaverlodge, AB
Northern
Open air
Agricultural pioneer village with restored antique tractors, steam engines, stationary engines, horse-drawn wagons, carriages and antique automobiles


Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum

Spruce Grove, AB
Edmonton Capital
Agriculture
Historic grain elevator with agriculture exhibits


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