Drayton Valley Museum - Historic Places Days

Drayton Valley Museum

Drayton Valley, Alberta
Type
Museum/Gallery
Address
5009 Weycan Drive, Drayton Valley, AB, Canada
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Hours
10:00am-4:00pm
Phone
780-542-5482

Participating in #HISTORICPLACESDAYS

Explore the history of Drayton Valley and Brazeau County. Learn about the historical development of the area including the early explorers and settlers, logging and farming industries, the fur trade, and the discovery of oil.

Take a guided tour through our 5 historic buildings consisting of a 1940s general store, a 1950s house, a 1930s schoolhouse, a 1960s skid shack, and a 1930s Anglican Church.

Also located on the grounds are a sawmill, an outdoor farm equipment exhibit, a green fire truck, and picnic tables.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

Fun Facts

  • Drayton Valley’s town mascot used to be a friendly oil drop named Riggy!
  • Drayton Valley was originally called Powerhouse.

Location

5009 Weycan Drive, Drayton Valley, AB, Canada
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