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Dickson Store Museum
Dickson , Alberta


General Store built in 1909 and restored to the 1930's. Everything necessary for homestead life fills the shelves. The upstairs is the restored living quarters. Also on site with it's unique design is the restored lumber shed.

About the Collections
Groceries, dry goods, hardware which would have been available in a country general store c.1932; some post office artifacts; interpretive centre includes pictures, artifacts and archives; upstairs has a kitchen, pantry, living room, dining room, bedroom - typical of a 1930s home.



Services & Activities
Learning experiences for school groups; bus tours (by appointment); interpreters welcome visitors; Dickson Harvest Festival in October; Scandinavian Julestue in November

Educational Programs
The Dickson Store Museum education program identifies the importance of the pioneer era, and the impact pioneers had on building the community. Costume interpreters will present interactive and fun learning experiences. The staff will streamline any program to meet the needs of the group.
School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6)

Visitor Services
Guided tours, gift shop, ice cream and old fashioned candy.
Guided Tours : English • Parking Facilities : Bus • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchair access • Washrooms

Volunteer Services
Volunteer Services Available • Volunteer Training Offered

Member Privileges
Free newsletter 3 times yearly

Food Services
Ice cream & pop

Internet Services
General Information  •  Events  •  Directions or Map  • 

Other Services
Newsletter 3 times a year provided to members. Membership Program
Volunteer Program


More about our Services

Publications & Products
Newsletters, brochures, and tour packages.


Hours & Admission


Operation: Seasonal 
Tours (group or educational) May long weekend to end of August. Special events.
Open: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday; 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sunday
Closed: Open daily (seasonal -Mid-May til Labour Day Weekend--weekends only in September)
Admission: Free
Free admission, donations appreciated.


Address
Dickson Store Museum
1928-2 Avenue,  Dickson,  Alberta 
T0M 1V0
Telephone:   403-728-3355
Fax:   403-728-3351

E-mail: dsms@pentnet.net

Mailing Address:
Dickson Store Museum
Box 146 , Spruce View , Alberta
T0M 1V0

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Last updated: 2008 11 09