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Eastend Historical Museum

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Address: Red Coat Dr, Eastend, Saskatchewan, Canada

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THE Place To Visit in Eastend

Travel guides will tell you that the T.Rex Discovery Centre is the place to visit when you're in Eastend. Well and good, although it pales before the Royal Tyrrell Museum in... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Irvine, California
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Val Marie, SK
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting example of small town Saskatchewan prairie life. I thought there was more information on the NWMP but I couldn't find it.

Thank Caitlin M
Irvine, California
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Travel guides will tell you that the T.Rex Discovery Centre is the place to visit when you're in Eastend. Well and good, although it pales before the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller (Alberta). My interest in local history led me instead to the Eastend Historical Museum, in the middle of town, not far from my initial destination, the Wallace Stegner... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Myself and two teenagers tagged along on a group tour of the museum and we were had a great time. The displays are well cared for, including a heritage shack and full log cabin on site. Loved the 80 year old bacon on display. Well worth a visit if you are in the Eastend area!

Thank sledmoore
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

East End might have Scotty...but this Museum has just as much history! The Log home sheds light on how it was back then!

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

I was surprised by the number of articles on display not only in the main museum but also in the buildings outside. The cabins were impressive with excellent detail on living in the early years in the province. The young man who was working that day was very polite and asked us more than once if we had any questions.... More 

Thank Larry L
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

You never know what you will find in a small town museum. This one was a treat. There are interesting displays in an old theatre, and when you go out the side door there are several buildings including a wonderful log cabin. If you go, look up inside the rooms of the log cabin and see how new rooms were... More 

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

not all small town museums are the same, it is well worth stopping in to see this work of art. a lot of planning has been put into this museum, it is well worth the time

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Reston VA
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

This is a fine settler's museum of life in the early Canadian prairie provinces. We came because Eastend is the birthplace of my mother-on-law during the Saskatchewan wheat-boom years of 1916, as well as the boyhood home of famed American author and writing professor Wallace Stegner (see "Wolf Willow" for his take on the effect of his early experiences as... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

This small local historical museum which is located in the bucolic town of Eastend, Saskatcehwan is something you must visit while in the area. Not only do they have a great collection of pioneer memorabilia but they have some locally found fossils which compliments the displays up at the T Rex Centre. In addition, they have a real log cabin... More 

Thank Teacherbear
Val Marie, SK
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

Awesome way to learn about prairie life! Really enjoyed the neat treasures! I went with a group of people from Saskatchewan and Ontario and everyone really enjoyed it. Eastend also has some nice lunch spots. The town is home to an amazing pottery studio. You may have to ask locals where it is and how to get there. The pottery... More 

Thank Caitlin M

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