Tag Archives: CAMT

CAMT 2017: Donalda

Welcome to the penultimate stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour of 2017 — Donalda, Alberta. Donalda represents the only real scheduling failure on the tour.  Originally planned to be our final stop, once we learned that the museum in … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Bashaw Fire Hall Museum [and bonus Majestic Theatre]

Out of all the museums we visited during our Central Alberta Museum Tour (CAMT), this is the one I was looking forward to the most.  While my career as a volunteer firefighter was relatively short (2004 – 2008), the firefighting … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Mirror and District Museum

Time for the next stop on our journey around the museums of central Alberta.  This will likely be the shortest post because it was also one of our shortest visits. We rolled into Mirror, Alberta only to find the museum … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Alix Wagon Wheel Museum

Rolling onward, the Central Alberta Museum Tour moved to the small town of Alix and the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum. My personal history with the town of Alix was pretty limited.  Back in 1994, I worked on a road crew … Continue reading

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CAMT: Anthony Henday Museum

It was August 8, 2015 when I first drove by this museum and lost my mind. A museum…in an old railway station…with a caboose…and a WATER TOWER?!?! I don’t remember if it was closed that day or if I was … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: PasKaPoo Historic Village and Smithson International Truck Museum

Now well into the afternoon of Day One, our small caravan of museum hunters worked our way even further north.  Our destination was Rimbey, Alberta. Back in early March, Emily was attending a horse seminar near Sylvan Lake and so … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Stephansson House

Our next stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour saw us make a short ten minute drive north out of Markerville to the Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site.  I had originally thought about combining this post with the Markerville Creamery, … Continue reading

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