Donalda & District Museum

The Donalda & District Museum houses an outstanding lamp collection, featuring over 1,100 lamps, pioneer artifacts, and three historic buildings.

5001 Railway Avenue & Main Street P.O. Box 179 Donalda, Alberta Canada T0B 1H0
Phone Number:
(403) 883-2100

Recognized Alberta MuseumDonalda & District Museum building (image copyright Donalda and District Museum)

The collection at the museum includes an outstanding lamp collection featuring over 1000 lamps, such as kerosene, parlor, and Aladdin, dating from the 1600s to the 1960s. The museum’s collection also contains numerous pioneer artefacts, including a mouse-proof kitchen cabinet, advertising tins, and salt and pepper shakers, as well as Métis artefacts from the Whitford family. Three historic buildings are also part of the site: the 1924 Donalda Co–operative Creamery, the 1932 Historic Imperial Bank of Canada Building, and a 1909 CN Railroad Station. 

Tours are available during the summer months
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Hours and Admission:

June 1st to 17th, 2019:
Open Mondays, Thursdays, & Fridays from 10:00am to 5:00pm

June 20th, 2019 to September Long Weekend:
Open Daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm

To book a tour outside of our regular hours please contact us in advance or contact our volunteer, Darlene at 403.883.2253

Winter (Mid-October – Mid-May)
Thursday &  Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Admission is $5.00 per person. Children 6 and under are Free!
We accept cash, cheque, debit or credit.

Last modified on June 3, 2019  by Unlock the Past with Central Alberta Regional Museum Network

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