A collection of special online features about interesting and unique artifacts, projects, and museum happenings.
Tractors, airplanes, steam engines, quilts, and more intriguing artifacts from the WDM Collection are highlighted in this series of online articles.
at the WDM
More than 65 years ago, the WDM was envisioned as a place to honour the role of farmers and settlers in the Canadian West. Today, the WDM takes a broad look at the province, but continues to collect and showcase the important place of agriculture in modern Saskatchewan.
Virtual Museum of Canada
VMC showcases a rich collection of high-quality heritage content online, bringing together in innovative and dynamic ways the stories and treasures entrusted to Canadian museums.
Artefacts Canada - WDM Contributions
This resource (accessed through the Canadian Heritage Information Network) contains millions of collection records and hundreds of thousands of images from hundreds of museums across the country.
Saskatchewan History Centennial Timeline
Created through a partnership of the WDM and the Saskatchewan Archives Board, this booklet that provides quick and easy answers to questions such as:
When did women first get the vote in Saskatchewan?
Where was uranium ore first discovered?
For many years, the whistles of the Western Development Museum Calliope have been a familiar sound to Saskatchewan parade-goers. The Calliope is a musical instruments that resembles a piano or organ, but produces sound using pressurized steam.
Learn more about the WDM through its newsletter Sparks Off the Anvil, Annual Reports, Cookbook, Souvinir Book, Museum Gold, Teacher Guide, and other publications.