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65 Years of Collecting
In honour of the WDM’s official founding in 1949, we look back on a
sampling of artifacts collected over our first 65 years.
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WDM Celebrates 65 Years in 2014
To help celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Western Development Museum,
we encourage people to visit their local WDM this year. Those celebrating
their 65th birthday in
2014 will receive free admission on their birth date, as well as a
birthday present from the Museum! On April 6, 2014 (the Sunday after the
actual anniversary date of April 2nd), admission to the four WDMs will be
only 65 cents.
Find out more about our 65 anniversary -->
Saskatoon WDM Opens New Exhibit:
Fuelled by Innovation
Explore the world of alternate fuel vehicles. Some are
homegrown in Saskatchewan; others came from beyond our borders. From the
practical to the fanciful, all reflect a spirit of innovation.
Connect past to present as you discover that many of today’s innovations are rooted in yesterday’s ideas.
Find out more about Fuelled by Innovation -->
Hunter of the Prairie Sea exhibit by RSM at
Yorkton WDM until mid-May 2014
The Western Development Museum in Yorkton,
in partnership with the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, is very excited to
feature a new exhibit entitled “Omācīw - Hunter of the Prairie Sea”.
The exhibit features the skeleton of a ten meter long Tylosaurus, discovered along the south shores of Lake Diefenbaker in 1994.
To learn more about Omācīw and the Hunter of the Prairie Sea exhibit, visit the
Royal Saskatchewan Museum website.
North Battleford WDM Great Escapes Raffle
to Lynn Taylor of Regina who is the January winner of the Western
Development Museum's 2014 Great Escapes Vacation Raffle.
With your purchase of a Great Escapes Raffle Ticket, much-needed restorations and repairs can continue on the Heritage Village Buildings at the WDM in North Battleford.
Get your ticket for the 2014 Raffle today -->
Ancient Crocodile "Big Bert" from RSM
at Moose Jaw WDM until mid-March 2014
92 million year old ancient crocodile skeleton from the Royal
Saskatchewan Museum is now on display at the Moose Jaw WDM.
This marine predator is nearly 6 meters long; the skull alone is 1 meter long. This fossil is the world’s most complete Terminonaris crocodile skeleton.
More about the Big Bert travelling exhibit -->
WDM Newsletter - Sparks Off the Anvil
January - March 2014
out latest edition of Sparks to hear from
Executive Director Joan Champ and discover all of the great upcoming
events at all four WDMs.
Read Sparks Off the Anvil - January - March 2014 (PDF) -->