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50 Diefenbaker Dr.
Moose Jaw, SK

WDM Library

Turning 65 in 2014?

Roy Rogers Lunch Kit65 Years of Collecting

Hull under construction
Vintage Aircraft Restorers

Piper Cub Contest

Beyond the Grid
Winning the Prairie Gamble

Short Line 101 chugging down the track
Short Line 101

Birthday Parties

Let's Talk Energy


Moose Jaw WDM -
History of Transportation

From overland trails and natural waterways to the coming of the railway and automobile, the Moose Jaw WDM highlights the artifacts that changed the face of the prairies.

Click the image below for a virtual tour of our Classy Cars exhibit. 360 Virtual Tour

North Battleford WDM village virtual tour
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WDM Holiday Hours

December 24 - CLOSED at 3:00 pm
December 25 - CLOSED
December 26 - CLOSED
December 27-30 - OPEN regular hours
December 31 - CLOSED at 3:00 pm

January 1 - CLOSED
January 2 - OPEN regular hours


The Noble Experiment: Temperance & Prohibition in Canada
September 20, 2014 - January 25, 2015

Canadians have been arguing about alcohol for at least two hundred years! This bilingual exhibit, on loan from the Peterborough Museum & Archives, explores the debate that affected Canadians on every level: from in their own homes to the national and international stages. It is a story of crime and smuggling, of action and danger, of humor and morality.

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WDM Newsletter Sparks Off the Anvil
November-December 2014

Sparks Off The Anvil logoCheck 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 - November-December 2014 (PDF)

Find the Piper Cub Contest at Moose Jaw WDM

The WDM Piper Cub has landed! Can you find it in the Museum? It can land on a dime so it could be anywhere. 

If you can find it, tell us where on an entry form and enter it for the draw. If your answer is correct you could win your very own plush Piper Cub.

The Piper Cub lands in a different spot every month so keep coming back! Find out more about the Piper Cub Contest -->

Vintage Aircraft Restorers Receive National Award

Testing the fit of the top wingsThe Moose Jaw WDM is thrilled to announce that the Vintage Aircraft Restorers (VAR) project of building a replica of a Vickers Vedette has won a Ninety-Nines Canadian Award in Aviation.

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65 Years of Collecting

1931 Cadillac- LaSalle RoadsterIn honour of the WDM’s official founding in 1949, we look back on a sampling of artifacts collected over our first 65 years.

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