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Making Their Mark: The Land Surveyors’ Role in the Peaceful and Orderly Development of Alberta

May 14th to August 22nd, 2018

Discover the history of the province through the stories of the men and women who have surveyed the land over the last 100+ years. Using a variety of displays and artifacts, this exhibit explores the story of land surveying from the days of the Dominion Land Survey to modern day practices. The exhibit is on loan from the Alberta Land Surveyors´ Association and will be on display at the Claresholm & District Museum and Visitor Information Centre, open every day of the week until Labour Day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Exhibit made possible by the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association

School Tours

To book a tour please fill out our Program Request Form and email it to  museum@claresholm.ca

Curriculum-Based School Programs

The Claresholm & District Museum is happy to develop customized, curriculum-based guided tours and activities at the Museum for school groups of any grade and subject matter. The tours are free of charge.

Your grade – your topic:

Some examples:

Gr. 2 Social Studies – Claresholm and the Past
Gr. 4 Social Studies – My Community
Gr. 5 Social Studies – Louise McKinney and the Famous Five
Gr. 7 Social Studies – Claresholm & Canadian Confederation
Gr. 8 Science – Mechanical Systems

 

Other topics:

First Nations, Explorers, and the Fur Trade

Early Education

Pioneer Life

 


PAST EVENTS:

An Historical Armchair Tour of Claresholm

September 27th, 7 – 8pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tea on the Lawn

Join us for tea and treats on Saturday, August 12th at 2 pm in front of the museum station! Costumes are encouraged! For more information, please call 403-625-3131. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claresholm Walking Tours

Please call 403-625-3131 or email visitorinfo@townofclaresholm.com to register for a FREE Claresholm Tour! Tours go for 45 minutes beginning at 10 am on July 22nd, July 27th, August 2nd, August 13th, and August 21st. Please dress for the weather as tours go rain or shine. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Join us for children’s activities, crafts and games every Friday afternoon through the summer!

girlguides


FREE Historic Walking Tours of Claresholm

Tours go rain or shine (dress appropriately).  Meet at the CPR Depot (5126 1st St. W).  Tours are approximately 1 hour.

Pre-registration preferred but not necessary. Call 403-625-3131 or email visitorinfo@townofclaresholm.com

Come see Claresholm as it once was.

Claresholm circa 1949 900.047.004
Claresholm circa 1949 900.047.004

Claresholm Fair Days: Parade & Tea on the Lawn

August 9, 2014
  • 2014 Claresholm Fair Days Parade Float
    2014 Claresholm Fair Days Parade Float
  • 2014 Parade: Museum Staff
    Museum Staff
  • Tea on the Lawn 2014
    Tea on the Lawn 2014
  • Tea on the Lawn 2014
    Tea on the Lawn 2014

Alberta Quilt Project

May 27, 2014
Lucie Heins of the Royal Alberta Museum photography the Claresholm Museum's 1954 Gleaner's Quilt.Documentation Process

Lucie Heins of the Royal Alberta Museum documenting quilts from the museum’s collection and the public.