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Western Development Museum

50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
+1 306-693-5989
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This museum is all mostly about transportation. Vehicles, aircraft and trains mainly. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
61Waldo
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Saskatchewan, Canada
Worth a visit!

Definitely the place to go to see what and who made Saskatchewan! The focus is transportation but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
llerickson
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“steam engine” (5 reviews)
“old cars” (7 reviews)
“snow birds” (3 reviews)
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50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
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+1 306-693-5989
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"old cars"
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"snow birds"
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"informative displays"
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"air travel"
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"this place is huge"
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"we spent hours"
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"great afternoon"
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"rainy day"
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"on display"
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"large variety"
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"regular basis"
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"great for kids"
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"all ages"
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"well worth the visit"
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"transportation"
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"snowbirds"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is all mostly about transportation. Vehicles, aircraft and trains mainly. There is a special exhibit for the Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds Air Demonstration Team, which is based at 15 Wing in Moose Jaw. There is also one section devoted to local Saskatchewan history....More

Thank 61Waldo
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to write this great review! Be sure to visit our other unique locations if you have a chance. You can preview their themes at wdm.ca.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the place to go to see what and who made Saskatchewan! The focus is transportation but still a lot of history info. Interesting displays, very informative. Lots of room to walk, and places to sit and relax. Great family venue. Would definitely go again,...More

Thank llerickson
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this great review - we look forward to seeing you at our other three locations soon!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a very fine museum with lots of activities for everyone. They change their programs often so you can re-visit and there is still more to see.

1  Thank Carol M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks for the kind words Carol! Be sure to check our website for new events and travelling exhibits to all four WDM locations in Saskatchewan.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

lot of fun and a good learning curve lots to see and do and they have a small train outside that goes around the grounds for the kids.

1  Thank Chris R
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks for the great review Chris. Our little train is called the "101" and will be up and running this summer - it is the only operating steam train in Saskatchewan. Do call first or check our website for hours operation.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a very well laid out facility. Clean and informative displays. A nice atmosphere for self education of history.

1  Thank Robin M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you Robin for taking the time to visit and for the great review!

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Well laid out displays, lots of space to walk and sit down if needed. Museum is full of transportation themed displays. $10 gets you in the door, which is cheap for what can be hours of entertainment. A gift shop is located at the main...More

1  Thank altima2000
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit the WDM!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Only 10 bucks for admission and a wonderful bit of history. Everything was displayed very well and there was quite a bit to take in.

1  Thank yonit500
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is one of four Western Development Museums in Saskatchewan and it specializes in transportation. If you purchase admission to any of them, you can visit the other three for free within the next 30 days. The other museums emphasize different topics. The exhibits in...More

Thank ransom007
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Very entertaining. Reasonably priced kids love it. You can climb on the trains and buggies. Cars and planes. Worth it he trip

1  Thank bevbuyar
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went here since we had some time to waste, I wasn't sure what to expect. This museum was actually great! We went with a toddler and he was actually entertained and really enjoyed it as well. There are tons of old cars, boats, planes...More

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wendy a
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
months the small restored steam engine train with several small cars gives rides outside the grounds . in Moose Jaw .
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wendy a
24 June 2015|
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Response from Nanalott | Reviewed this property |
The train doesn't run all the displays are stationary allowing you to climb on and off as you like
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