Alix Wagon Wheel Museum Association
We are open again! Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Our latest display is of calendars
Come celebrate the history of Alix featuring Dr. Irene Parlby, one of the Famous Five. This Alix pioneer helped to develop the United Farm Women of Alberta, create a library system and fought tirelessly for the rights of women and children. Her crowning achievement was helping win the right for Canadian women to hold office in the Legislature. Irene became Alberta’s first MLA. she was Canada's delegate to the League of Nations. Many of Irene's personal items including her chair from the Alberta Legislature, family items, and many photographs and newspaper clippings about her are collected at the museum. We also have available for sale copies of the biography of Irene, Perennials and Politics,by Barbara Villy Cormack.
Explore the Village of Alix and experience its past by touring the historical exhibits of the museum, housed in the original pool hall. View a pioneer kitchen, a small school room, and a collection from local churches. Remember our soldiers through exhibits of WWI, WWII and the Boer War.We have uniforms, medals, rationbooks and much more including an artificial leg. Visit our large collection of taxidermied birds, a large beaver, a coyote, and various fish. Take a look at our First Nations display. Reflect on the various
organizations from Alix past, plus the vast assemblage of handmade tools, and our fabulous collection of historical fashion.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the outdoors while walking the Alix Nature Trail around the lake. Camping is available at the lake or at nearby Haunted Lakes Golf Course.
Hours and Admission:
June - August
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
for special events and by request
Because hours are variable, visitors are encouraged to check that the museum is open before going to the site.
Admission by donation.