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Redwater & District Museum
Redwater , Alberta
Tourism Region: Kalyna Country


Redwater Museum interprets the history of the area from the early homesteading days, to the growth of the community from hamlet to town, as Redwater experienced the oil boom of 1948.

Our collection concentrates on the early migration of people from a variety of cultures, including Eastern European and Japanese immigrants.


About the Collections
Historical material of local interest
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 10,000


Archives
Our archives consists of local histories and genealogical information
Manuscripts • Photographs • Sound Recordings • Textual Records

Decorative Arts
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery • Furniture or Furnishings • Musical Instruments • Textiles or Tapestries

Fine Arts
Media: Painting • Photography
Miscellaneous: Religious Art

Human History
Agriculture • Animal Husbandry • Ceremonial Objects • Communications Devices • Costumes and Accessories • Currency • Furniture or Furnishings • Household Objects or Domestic Technology • Imaging : Photographs • Industrial Technology and History • Manuscripts • Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints • Medals • Medical History and Technology • Memorabilia • Military History and Technology • Musical Instruments • Oral History • Religious or Liturgical Objects • Sports Equipment • Stamps • Toys and Games • Transportation : Non-motorized ground : Railway • Local History


Services & Activities

Research Services
Archival Records • Genealogical Research • Information Centre • Library

Educational Programs
School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6)

Visitor Services
Tourist information available at the museum.
Guided Tours • Information Centre or Desk • Parking Facilities : Free • Special Needs Facilities : Washrooms : Wheelchair access • Washrooms

Volunteer Services

Number of volunteers: 7
Activities: Hosting, conservation, display development, accessioning, research.

Food Services
Food is only available during special events


Publications & Products

Posters • Postcards • Other : general tourism brochures

Hours & Admission


Operation: Seasonal 
Redwater Museum is open daily throughout the summer and by appointment during the winter
Open: Open 9am to 5 pm daily. By appointment anytime.
Closed: • Mondays  • Sundays 
The museum will be closed Statutory Holidays
Admission: Free


Address
Redwater & District Museum
4916 - 48th Street,  Redwater,  Alberta 
T0A 2W0
Telephone:   1-780-942-3206

E-mail: ruth11@telus.net

Mailing Address:
Redwater & District Museum
PO Box 355 , Redwater , Alberta
T0A 2W0

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Last updated: 2007 01 01