North Battleford WDM -
Heritage Farm & Village
Step back in time and experience the story of Saskatchewan farm and rural life. You don't just visit this museum, you live it!
- 1920s Heritage Village (Outdoors)
- Wooden Grain Elevator
- Winning the Prairie Gamble
- and much, much more!
All the latest about the North Battleford WDM.
Those Were The Days - August 9-10, 2014
Come out and experience life on the prairies as it was in the 1920s. Witness the awesome power of operating steam and gas engines and early agricultural equipment plus all the Heritage Village demonstrations.
Prehistoric Skeletons at the WDM - North Battleford
"Scotty's Skull", from Saskatchewan's one and only Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton, and "Omācīw - Hunter of the Prairie Sea" arrive at the North Battleford Western Development Museum on Thursday, June 5 and will be visiting for four months.
BBQ Showdown August 9-10, 2014
Learn more about competition BBQ the low and slow way at Those Were The Days 2014.
More information, registration forms, and photos from last year's event -->
WDM Newsletter - Sparks Off the Anvil
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 - July-August 2014 (PDF)
North Battleford WDM Great Escapes Raffle
to Lynne Burton of Battleford who was the July winner of the Western Development
Museum's 2014 Great Escapes Vacation Raffle.
Lynne has won a TRIP FOR TWO TO VICTORIA, B.C. through TravelMasters. She will spend 3 nights in the Fairmont Empress in Victoria. This luxury chateau style hotel is located on Victoria’s spectacular inner harbor. Trip includes round trip airfare from Saskatoon and 3 nights hotel.
Lynne has a choice of this trip, a trip of her choice valued at $1,500 or a cash prize of $1,000.
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 -->
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!
Find out more about our 65 anniversary -->
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.
Check out 65 Years of Collecting -->