Saskatoon WDM - 1910 Boomtown
Transport yourself back to a time when the clip-clop of horses
filled the air. You don't just visit this museum, you live it!
- 1910 Boomtown
- Winning the Prairie Gamble
- The Cancer Bomb
- Tractor and Farm Machinery Gallery
- Boomtown Café
- Winds of Change
- and much, much more!
All the latest about the Saskatoon WDM.
Saskatoon WDM Celebrates 40 Years of Teaching Saskatchewan Youth about Harvest
The Western Development Museum Saskatoon held its first Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration in May 1975. Since then, nearly 100,000 Grade 4 students from Saskatchewan have attended the program.
WDM Newsletter Sparks Off the Anvil
September - October 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 - September-October 2014 (PDF)
Restored 1927 Derby Car Now on Display
It's been 90 years since the Derby dream began in Saskatoon. The public had its first chance to see the restored Derby at Rock 102's Show & Shine Sunday, August 24, in front of the Canada Building on 21st Street where Derby Motor Cars had its office in 1924.
Historical Fiction Class with Glorie Tebbutt
September - November 2014
Even when authors are writing their own life stories or non-fiction
narratives, we are making creative choices about what to include and
what not to. The work is always constructed. We will read the three
novels. This class requires pre-registration.
Register or find out more information about the Historical Fiction Class -->
The WDM will be marking the outbreak of the First World War with four showcase exhibits – initially, one at each of our four Museums beginning August 4, 2014. We hope visitors will pause at our showcase exhibits and read the interesting Saskatchewan-based stories they have to tell. Later in 2014, the four showcases will be combined into one exhibit that will travel throughout the WDM system over the next few years.
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 -->