Trochu & District Museum

The Museum collection contains artifacts and archives that tell the story from the beginning of the community over 100 years ago.

218 Poplar Ave. PO Box 686 Trochu, Alberta Canada T0M2C0
Off Hiway 21 on River Road, then north on Arena Ave.
Phone Number:
(403) 442-2220
Phone Number:
(403) 442-4328

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The Trochu and District Museum holds a collection of artefacts, an extensive archives and a visitor information centre. It celebrates the history and culture of French settler Armand Trochu's little town on the prairies. Exhibits include the early French settlers, St. Mary's Hospital and the Sisters of Notre Dame d'Evron, the Finnish community, coal mining, World War I and II, and the Trochu Tribune printing presses. Collections range from bones from the dinosaur days and aboriginal times to a 2010 Vancouver Olympics podium won by the community and Olympic Torch Relay memorabilia. The archives feature records and photos from local organizations and schools as well as issues of the Trochu Tribune weekly newspaper dating back to 1911.

Hours and Admission:

May – August

Monday– Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed: September to April

Tours by appointment can be arranged

Admission by donation

Last modified on June 24, 2020  by Unlock the Past with Central Alberta Regional Museum Network

Category: Archives Kneehill County Museum