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Western Development Museum

50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
+1 306-693-5989
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The only steam locomotive in Saskatchewan just started running on summer hours Sunday June 16

This museum is just 500 yards off of the interchange of the TransCanada hiway and no 2 hiway... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
frannie1155040
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Moose Jaw, Canada
Old school

Hello it has been many years since i have been to the museum went on the right day as they were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brad D
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50 Diefenbaker Dr, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is just 500 yards off of the interchange of the TransCanada hiway and no 2 hiway north. It deals with the history of transportation and also holds the Snowbirds gallery. It is well worth a visit.

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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for visiting and taking the time to post this review, frannie1155040!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hello it has been many years since i have been to the museum went on the right day as they were recommissioning the old steam train as a steamfitter i found it quite interesting as well as all the displays inside were very interesting old...More

Thank Brad D
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So glad you enjoyed your visit, Brad! If you've never been, be sure to visit other unique museums located in Saskatoon, Yorkton and North Battleford.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was very impressed with the new exhibits. Also, the Snowbirds display. The model train display is great with different time periods in their own section. Will ride the Whistlestop train on my next visit!

Thank Susan P
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for this great review, Susan! See you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice museum that is mainly about transportation in the area. numerous old cars, planes and even trains are located inside this building. small gift shop it located near the entrance. plenty of parking.

Thank Noel E
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, Noel!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were most impressed with the Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw! It's theme is transportation. It has motor vehicles, aircraft, and railway exhibits with enough material in each of these sections to represent a museum by itself. The walls in part of the aircraft...More

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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Do check out our other three locations, each with a different theme in Yorkton, Saskatoon, and North Battleford.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we were short on time, but if you are interested in the history of transportation, this is a place to visit, and spend some time there. Tremendous amount of information available from the Snowbird squadron, thru railway history and of course antic cars. A...More

Thank Csaba M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you for this great review - we do hope you find time to visit us again!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This museum is all mostly about transportation. Vehicles, aircraft and trains mainly. There is a special exhibit for the Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds Air Demonstration Team, which is based at 15 Wing in Moose Jaw. There is also one section devoted to local Saskatchewan history....More

Thank 61Waldo
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to write this great review! Be sure to visit our other unique locations if you have a chance. You can preview their themes at wdm.ca.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Definitely the place to go to see what and who made Saskatchewan! The focus is transportation but still a lot of history info. Interesting displays, very informative. Lots of room to walk, and places to sit and relax. Great family venue. Would definitely go again,...More

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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thanks for this great review - we look forward to seeing you at our other three locations soon!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a very fine museum with lots of activities for everyone. They change their programs often so you can re-visit and there is still more to see.

1  Thank Carol M
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks for the kind words Carol! Be sure to check our website for new events and travelling exhibits to all four WDM locations in Saskatchewan.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

lot of fun and a good learning curve lots to see and do and they have a small train outside that goes around the grounds for the kids.

1  Thank Chris R
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WDM_Marketing, Manager at Western Development Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks for the great review Chris. Our little train is called the "101" and will be up and running this summer - it is the only operating steam train in Saskatchewan. Do call first or check our website for hours operation.

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wendy a
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
months the small restored steam engine train with several small cars gives rides outside the grounds . in Moose Jaw .
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wendy a
25 June 2015|
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Response from Nanalott | Reviewed this property |
The train doesn't run all the displays are stationary allowing you to climb on and off as you like
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