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History & Museums

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History & Museums

Weyburn’s rich and interesting history can be explored throughout the City at various museums and heritage site. This list includes the Heritage Village, which is the picture above. Learn more about our fascinating City – Weyburn, SK!

Soo Line Historical Museum

Soo Line Historical Museum

411 Industrial Ln, Weyburn, SK

Located on Highway #39 East

The museum displays the largest private silver collection in the world along with articles and artifacts of the past in Weyburn and surrounding area. It is a non-profit, charitable and educational institution open to the public.

For information contact (306) 842-2922 or email slhm@weyburn.ca

The Visitor Information Centre is located at The Soo Line Historical Museum

The Big Wheel

The Big Wheel

45 Bison Avenue

Located at the Weyburn Public Library

The wheel is a geographic record of Weyburn’s history in a mosaic by local artist Joan Linley. The overall dimensions of the wheel are 13.2′ in diameter and weighs 240 lbs. The Italian glass tile of approximately 90 colours took over 1,430 hours to assemble. Constructed of mahogany, it is an authentic scaled model of a wagon wheel typical of the days of the horse drawn vehicle.

For more information contact 306.842.4352

The Pioneer Woman Sculpture

The Pioneer Woman Sculpture

Located at the intersection of 5th Street and 1st Avenue N

“The Pioneer Woman” by sculptors Shirley and Don Begg is a daily reminder of the legacy of hope left to us through their achievements and sacrifices.

For more information about the project and stories of the women who lived in the area, click here.

Tommy Douglas Statue

Tommy Douglas Statue

Located on highway 39 East at the Boardwalk

 

Proudly memorializing the “Father of Medicare”, the bronze statue of Tommy Douglas stands on the banks along the Riverfront Boardwalk. Produced by sculptor Leah Vivot as a tribute to the long standing Premier of Saskatchewan (1944-1961) who began his career in Weyburn, SK.

Turner Curling Museum

Turner Curling Museum

327 Mergens Street NW

Attached to the Tom Zandee Sports Arena

Touted as ‘first in the world’, this unique museum is of interest to curlers and non-curlers alike. The Turner collection features many rare historical curling pieces, and one of the largest collections of curling pins, with over 18,000!

Open Saturdays from 1:00-5:00 PM. For more information contact 306.848.3218 or email: leisureservices@weyburn.ca