St. Andrews Heritage Centre
Région touristique : Interlake
St. Andrews Heritage Centre is located in a renovated fire hall belonging to the R. M. of St. Andrews. It is a living museum and is home to a wide selection of farm equipment, household and personal artifacts. We have a restored 1906 McLaughlin buggy, an original 1929 wedding dress, Armed Services uniforms and memorabilia, plus artifacts and personal articles belonging to Mabel Davis, the first lady bus driver in Canada.
Visitors can come to the Centre with their friends, have a cup of coffee or tea and conversation. You can also read a book or magazine from our library or perhaps have a friendly game of cards.
Renseignements sur les collections
We have farm equipment, household, school and personal artifacts. 1906 restored McLaughlin buggy, 1929 wedding dress and a 1912 bridesmaid dress, armed services uniforms and memorabilia, plus artifacts and personal articles belonging to Mabel Davis, first lady bus driver in Canada.
Nombre approximatif d'objets ou de spécimens dans la collection : 700
We do have some historic ceramics and porcelain articles, and clothing as well as a 100 year-old quilt
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery •
Textiles or Tapestries
Média : Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sketchbooks or Albums • Film and Video
The Centre has numerous agricultural equipment, old watches, war medals and civilian distinguished service medal for bravery, military books and photograph albums plus a diary of a soldier written during combat. We have a 1906 buggy, maps of the early Red River lot systems of 1835 and 1870, plus various local history books written by residents. We have a video/DVD player as well.
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Military History and Technology
Religious or Liturgical Objects
Toys and Games
: Non-motorized ground
We offer school groups tour and informative talks on the display items in the Centre
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
Information aux Visiteurs
We are wheelchair accessible. We offer coffee/tea and bannock on a regular basis.
Films and Videos
Accessible by Public Transportation
Information Centre or Desk
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Services de bénévoles
Volunteer Services Available
Tâches : our volunteers demonstrate tasks such as knitting, sewing on treadle sewing machines, crocheting, and knitting using a knitting machine. They talk to the students about various objects on display and how they work. Some volunteers help decorate the Centre for special occasions, provide entertainment and bake. Volunteers also sit on our Heritage Committee.
Services de restauration
We provide coffee/tea and bannock on a daily basis. We also offer lunches to special groups i.e. Veterans and Senior Groups. These are usually done in our own kitchen facilities.
The R. M. of St. Andrews includes us on their website. There web site is http://www.rmofstandrews.com. Click on residents.
Publications et produits
Annual Reports •
Images en vedette
6 Riverview Street
St. Andrews, Manitoba
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St. Andrews Heritage Centre
5491 Highway #9, St. Andrews, Manitoba
Our annual events include Tartan Day April 6, Manitoba Day May 12, Canada Day July 1 and Veteran's Day November 4. We also host Grade VI students for their heritage fair usually held in May. In September we host seniors at a tea.
Ouvert : We are open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and by appointment.
We are closed Monday and Tuesday.
Droits d'entrée :
We accept donations.