Bringing our stories to life with the spirit and tenacity of our pioneers.
The Claresholm & District Museum and Visitor Information Centre includes a 1912 CPR Train Station which is a provincially designated historic resource, an 8000 sq. ft. Exhibit Hall, Claresholm’s first school from 1903, a 1920s log cabin and a CPR caboose. Established in 1969, the museum has long been committed to preserving and exhibiting the history of this unique region of southern Alberta.
The Museum houses thousands of artifacts and archival documents relating to the history of Claresholm & District. Artifacts tell many stories from Blackfoot culture to the arrival of the railway, homestead history, and the growth of the Town. Photographs record the entire history of the community and its residents.
CPR Station, Visitor Information Centre and Museum Exhibit Hall
May 17 to August 31st, 2019
7 days a week
9:00am – 5:00pm
September 2nd to October 14th, 2019
10:00 am- 4:00 pm
CPR Station and Visitor Information Centre
5126 – 1st St. W. (on HWY 2)
Museum Exhibit Hall
5115 – 2nd St. E.