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Western Development Museum

50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
+1 306-693-5989
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Father’s Day visit.

I was very impressed with the new exhibits. Also, the Snowbirds display. The model train display is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan P
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Moose Jaw, Canada
via mobile
nice museum detailing transportation in the area

very nice museum that is mainly about transportation in the area. numerous old cars, planes and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noel E
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Yuma, Arizona
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was very impressed with the new exhibits. Also, the Snowbirds display. The model train display is great with different time periods in their own section. Will ride the Whistlestop train on my next visit!

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice museum that is mainly about transportation in the area. numerous old cars, planes and even trains are located inside this building. small gift shop it located near the entrance. plenty of parking.

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

Thanks for visiting, Noel!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were most impressed with the Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw! It's theme is transportation. It has motor vehicles, aircraft, and railway exhibits with enough material in each of these sections to represent a museum by itself. The walls in part of the aircraft...More

Thank Yellowstone154954
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Do check out our other three locations, each with a different theme in Yorkton, Saskatoon, and North Battleford.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we were short on time, but if you are interested in the history of transportation, this is a place to visit, and spend some time there. Tremendous amount of information available from the Snowbird squadron, thru railway history and of course antic cars. A...More

Thank Csaba M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you for this great review - we do hope you find time to visit us again!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

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 17 April 2018

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 3 April 2018

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 5 April 2018

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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wendy a
24 June 2015|
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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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