Tourism Saskatchewan

Western Development Museum - 1910 Boomtown

Western Development Museum
Limited Wheelchair AccessMajor Credit Card(s)Conference RoomsModern Washrooms

2610 Lorne Avenue
Saskatoon, SK  S7J 0S6

This is a living museum which preserves the history of western Canada. Walk through 1910 Boomtown, visit old time shops and listen to the whistle of a steam engine at the station. Allow two hours. Gift/souvenir shop, cafe, banquet facilities, picnic tables and ample free parking.

New permanent exhibit in 2011 - "The Cancer Bomb", honours the 60th anniversary of the first successful treatment of cancer with the cobalt-60 "bomb" developed by scientists and machinists from the University of Saskatchewan.

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2610 Lorne Avenue
Saskatoon, SK  S7J 0S6

Tel: (306) 931-1910
Toll Free: 1(800) 363-6345


2610 Lorne Ave , Saskatoon. Across from Early's Farm and Garden Centre.

Open Year Round

Rate details: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $7 students, $4 children (6 - 12 years), preschool children (5 years and under) free. $25 family.

Hours of operation: Apr to Dec, daily 9am - 5pm; Jan to Mar, Tue to Sun 9am - 5pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving Day and Remembrance Day.

Limited wheelchair access
Automated banking machine
Meeting rooms
Gift shop
Picnic area

Self-guided tour
Tours upon request

Group tour services
Student group services
Group rates
Bus parking
Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information: Group rate: (10 or more people) in each category - regular rate less 50 cents. School group rate: pre-booked $1.50/student; not pre-booked $2.25/student.

Museums Association of Saskatchewan member
Canadian Museum Association member
Saskatchewan Council of Archives Member

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