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Remembering Coaldale's history and supporting community arts and culture.

A little bit about the Gem

Gem of the West Museum is a 15,000 square foot rural museum, which showcases various ethnic and cultural groups. Come and visit the schoolhouse, the working blacksmith shop, the historic First Nations display and many other displays. The museum also has an outdoor and indoor irrigation displays.

    Hours of Operation

    The Museum is currently closed for winter.  Tour bookings can be made by calling 403-345-5000.


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    The Museum is always looking for people who want promote history, arts, and culture in Coaldale.


Support the Gem of the West Musuem

Your donation helps keep local history and community arts alive in Coaldale.