Melfort & District Museum
Région touristique : North Central Saskatchewan
The collection includes heritage buildings: Power House, furnished log home, country school house, blacksmith shop,post office, church, barbershop, general store, gristmill, exhibit hall, bunkhouse, cookhouse, machinery shed, thresher shed, sawmill and real estate office. The Museum office and gallery are located in the Power House. The buildings are located in a Pioneer Village setting. The spacious grounds allow for the display of large agricultural machinery.
Renseignements sur les collections
Collection includes heritage buildings that are restored and furnished with artifacts. Our collection focuses on our agricultural heritage, personal, economic and social history.
Nombre approximatif d'objets ou de spécimens dans la collection : Approx. 25,000
Archival collection includes: photographs, documents, record books and oral histories. The archives includes information from the early 1880's to present day.
Architectural Records •
Cartographic Materials •
Electronic Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery •
Furniture or Furnishings •
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Musical Instruments •
Textiles or Tapestries
The collection includes works by early artists in the district and also local contemporary artists.
Contemporary • Historical
Média : Mixed Media, Multimedia or Installations • Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sketchbooks or Albums • Film and Video
Folk Art • War Art • Religious Art
Collection includes items that depict the influence of trade, transportation and agriculture in this area. Included also are personal, social, economic and political history of Melfort and the surrounding communities.
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Exploration and Survey
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Medical History and Technology
Military History and Technology
Printing and Bookbinding
Religious or Liturgical Objects
Toys and Games
: Motorized ground
: Non-motorized ground
Sciences de la Terre et collections géologiques
Minerals • Rocks
Services de recherche
We can search our archival collection for general information and also direct researchers to other local sources.
Archival Records •
Conservation or Restoration •
Genealogical Research •
School tours are offered at $1 per student to class rooms. This is a guided tour for both students and teachers. The tour has been developed to complement the school curriculum.
: Age 0-4 (Pre-School)
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
: Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP)
: Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary)
Information aux Visiteurs
All visitors are taken on a tour by a trained tour guide.
Picnic tables are available on the grounds. Horseshoe tournaments weekly during summer months.
Films and Videos
Accessible by Public Transportation
Children's Activities or Services
Information Centre or Desk
Meeting Room Rental
Reminiscence or Oral History Kits
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Services de bénévoles
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Nombre de bénévoles : 150
Tâches : guides, demonstrations,maintenance,restoration, collection care/management, data entry, digitization, special events, projects, fundraising, publicity
Services de restauration
Bread baked in a clay oven is sold during special events at the Museum grounds.
Autre : Weekly barbeque June through Ausust.
Publications et produits
Annual Reports •
Museum Guide •
401 Melfort Street West
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Melfort & District Museum
Box 3222, Melfort, Saskatchewan
Year Round •
Museum is open on 401 Melfort Street West year round. Tours of the village are available June through August.
Ouvert : Monday to Friday and designated weekends
Droits d'entrée :
Adult -- $4.00
Student -- $3.00
Family -- $12.00