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Attractions & Museums
A Little History and Interesting Things to See.

Attraction Name & Location Features Contact Information

Acadia Valley, Alberta    

Prairie Elevator Museum & Teahouse • Tours & viewing of an original "Catalogue"
• experience one of the last remaining wooden elevators on the Prairies
• explore the caboose, antique fire truck, restored combine and old-time threshing machine
• so steeped in history you will be telling everyone about your excursion
(403) 972-2028
Acadia Valley, AB, T0J 0A0

St. Peter & Paul's Church • historical country church (403) 972-3808
Acadia Valley, AB, T0J 0A0
Buffalo, Alberta    

Royal Line • Canadian Pacific Railway historic rail route Buffalo, Alberta
Cereal, Alberta    

Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum • limited hours
• open July and August
• variety of homesteader artifacts
• hospital exhibit
Cereal, AB, T0J 0N0
Consort, Alberta    

Old Tyme Printing Museum • restored machines
• represents hand-set through to the "hot metal" stages of printing
• located on Main Street
• run by Neutral Hills Historical Society
• June - Sept
(403) 577-3008
More Information
Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

Neutral Hills Historical Museum • the last intact, original building left in Consort
• a variety of artifacts donated by the pioneering families of the area
• run by Neutral Hills Historical Society
• June - Sept
(403) 577-3008
www.village.consort.ab.ca
grobinson@xplorenet.com
Box 250, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

Big Gap Round-up Site • the site of the Big Gap Stampede held in the early 1900's which included the Stampede and other live entertainment
• contact Special Areas No. 4 office
(403) 577-3523
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

Effigy of Man • native stone artifact
• contact Special Areas No. 4 office
(403) 577-3523
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

Hemaruka Town Site • a community that has an interesting history
• contact Special Areas No. 4 office
(403) 577-3523
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

RNWMP Cairn • site of the Royal North West Mounted Police barracks
• contact Special Areas No. 4 office
(403) 577-3523
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

Roland School
25 km south of Consort on Highway 886
• experience a 1930s country school
• surrounded by natural prairie
(403) 577-2208
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0

Sortland Museum
Highway 41 & Sandhurst Rd
• buildings built between 1905 and 1948
• home to Old Consort Hospital
• call for appointment
(403) 577-2418
Box 324, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0
Empress, Alberta    

Chesterfield House • fur trading site (403) 565-3938
Empress, AB, T0J 1E0
Esther, Alberta    

Esther Historical Markers • ghost-town (403) 664-3618
Esther, AB, T0J 1H0
Dorothy, Alberta    

Dorothy Elevator & Historical Hamlet • contact Special Areas Board (403) 854-5600
Box 820, Hanna, AB, T0J 1P0
Hanna, Alberta    

Doll Palace Tea Room & Gift Shop
100 Pioneer Trail
• 4000 dolls on display
• gift shop and buffet
(403) 854-2756
Box 1363, Hanna, T0J 1P0

Hanna Historical Village & Pioneer Museum
Pioneer Trail & 3rd Ave E
• restored historical village
• memorabilia for pioneer era
• twenty buildings with variety of artifacts and archives
(403) 854-4244
More Information
Box 1528, Hanna, AB, T0J 1P0

Finnegan Ferry • contact Special Areas Board (403) 854-5600
Box 820, Hanna, AB, T0J 1P0

Calgary Stampede Ranch • purchased it's ranch in 1961 in an effort to guarantee the production of bucking stock and improve its quality with a carefully managed "Born to Buck" breeding program
• ranch covers about 20,500 acres of leased land and 1,500 acres of deeded property, broken down into 14 different pastures
Hanna, AB, T0J 1P0
Iddesleigh, Alberta    

Rainy Hills Pioneer Exhibits • 100 percent volunteer run
• depicts local area pioneer life
• open upon request
• contact person list available at museum
(403) 898-2443
Box 107, Iddesleigh, AB, T0J 1P0
Monitor, Alberta    

St. Laurence Anglican Church • built in 1915
• consecrated church
• registered Historical Resource for Alberta
• maintained by the Monitor Historical Society
• check out the stained glass window
(403) 577-3064
(403) 575-3839
Monitor, AB, T0C 2A0
Oyen, Alberta    

Esther Elevator • contact Special Areas No. 3 office (403) 664-3618
Oyen, AB, T0J 2J0

New Brigden Water Tower • contact Special Areas No. 3 office (403) 664-3618
Oyen, AB, T0J 2J0

Crossroads Museum
312-1st Ave E
• exceptional variety of artifacts
• eight display buildings
(403) 664-2330
Box 563, Oyen, AB, T0J 2J0

School Markers • map of old-time country schools located in community halls
• map is also at Crossroads Museum in Oyen
(403) 664-2789
Box 563, Oyen, AB, T0J 2J0
Veteran, Alberta    

Veteran Museum
112 Wheat Belt Rd
• limited hours
• located in the former St. Ofaf's Lutheran Church which was built in 1939
• original organ on site
• founded by Norwegian settlers
• contact Village of Veteran office
(403) 575-3954
Box 439, Veteran, AB, T0C 2S0
Jeans Doll Room • look at the many dolls (403) 575-2286
Box 518, Veteran, AB, T0C 2S0





Tours & Natural Attractions
Available tours in the area.

Tour/Attraction & Location Features Contact Information
Bindloss, Alberta    
Riverbend Adventures • experience a wilderness retreat
• refurbished century old log home on Bar Diamond Ranch in the Bindloss area
• historical house surrounded by medicine wheels, tepee rings, and an abundance of wildlife
• jet boat tour runs on one of the biggest and unique rivers in Southern Alberta, the South Saskatchewan
(403) 504-9743
More Information
hernranches@xplornet.com
Box 31, Bindloss, AB, T0J 0H0
Buffalo, Alberta    
Kelly Ross Guided Tours • hunting
• bird watching
• nature hikes
• aboriginal site tours
(403) 379-2215
Buffalo, AB, T0J 0K0

Consort, Alberta    

Gooseberry Lake Provincial Park • hiking trails
• bird watching
(403) 577-3873
Consort, AB, T0C 1B0
Mud Buttes
located 16 km south of Monitor
• a geological phenomenon set amongst the grassy plains
• contact Special Areas No. 4 office
(403) 577-3523
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0
The Neutral Hills • hills that were the neutral hunting grounds for the Blackfoot and the Cree
• contact Special Areas No. 4 office
(403) 577-3523
Box 220, Consort, AB, T0C 1B0
Empress, Alberta    
Riverhills Lodge • Hunting Guides (403) 664-2551
Empress, AB, T0J 1E0
Jenner, Alberta    
Riverhills • Majestic Red Deer River Valley Jenner/Buffalo/Dorothy
Hanna, Alberta    
Hand Hills Ecological Reserve   (403) 823-1749
Hanna, AB, T0J 2P0
Little Fish Provincial Park • unserviced campsites
• bird watching
(403) 823-1749
Hanna, AB, T0J 2P0