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Kneehill Museum and VIC

1301 2 st NE, Three Hills, Alberta, T0M2A0 4034432092

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The Kneehill Museum

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Overview

Take the roads less traveled where coulees carve up the sweeping prairies, and B trains bring grain from the edge of the Canadian Badlands to massive elevators out on the plains. Situated in Three Hills, Alberta, the Kneehill Historical Museum provides a unique look into the history of Kneehill County. Using First Nations and pioneer artifacts, the museum displays Kneehill County's rich history of farming, coal mining, and railways. The museum features many interesting and historically important artifacts, including early farm equipment, tools used by First Nations people, an authentic railway station from 1919, and a CN caboose. Learn more about the culture of the migrating people who commanded this area. Dry Island Buffalo Jump along the Red Deer River tells the story of First Nations hunts, as well as the layering of the great inland seas that came and receded this area.At the Kneehill Museum, a complex of five buildings and railroad cars, visitors can glimpse the Kneehill County past, connect with today's events and culture, and project the future.Open: May 15 to September 15.

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Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Visitor Centre
  • Toilets - Flush
  • Water - Tap
  • Phone - Public
Activity Highlights
  • Canadian Culture
  • Western Culture
  • Tent Camping
  • Caravan Camping
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