We received a generous donation from West Fraser towards the Rescue, Restore and Relocate project this spring.Thank you West Fraser! We are quite happy to announce that we received the CFEP Grant from the Alberta Government. This is a matching grant, providing funds to match what we have brought in
The Sip, Sip, Hooray team, with Pat Lobley surviving to win first prize, had Ross and Karen McCutcheon, Pat and Rick Lobley and Karen Paquette on the team. The Whine-Nots won second place, with Miriam Carswell picking up the wine. (no photo).
Len St. Germaine receives the 2024 700 Honda 4 Seater Side-by-Side from Glenn's Sports Line. Len chose to accept the alternate prize instead of the 2023 Honda 1000 3 seater, which was unavailable due to manufacturer supply issues. Rocky Museum's Jean-Marie Mason with Cody Leenstra, winner of the Gre
We thank everyone so much for their generous donations to the project! So far, we have raised just over $40,000 towards our Rescue – Restore – Relocate project! We are also very grateful for the gifts received from the estates of two individuals who were members and volunteers with the Rocky Mus
Draw Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2022 This raffle helped us raise funds for our 1930s log home restoration project.
Join us for a game of fun, chance and community spirit as we raise funds for our 1930s log home restoration project. 5 Members per team, each member pays $35
So what's the story behind the little red-stained log home? Who lived there? Who built it? Why does the Rocky Museum want to save it? It's a good story with a few sad parts. Once upon a time, during the Great Depression, the Magoon family lived there, and the dad delivered the mail in the Strachan a
Hayduk Picker Service Team Canlin Energy donated a 1970’s era pumpjack to the Rocky Museum. On Thursday, July 22, Hayduk Picker Services brought the pumpjack to the back gate, and the crew used their picker trucks to lift the pieces of the pumpjack and place them on the cement pad. It was exciting
Nov. 17, 2020 is eight months after the Rocky Museum closed after the provincial government issued the order to limit the spread of COVID 19. Happily, we were able to reopen on June 4, 2020, and we had visitors the very next day!
The Rocky Museum has been 20 years in this location, and to celebrate, we are expanding our backyard to make room for some new outdoor exhibits next year. The Town of Rocky Mountain House gave permission for the expansion and our volunteers are working out the details of where to place the exhibits
We did have a small limit for day camp, 6 camper maximum. But they had great weather for the Artist’s Day camp, and they painted their hearts out. Early in 2020, we received a donation of professionally done animal mounts, including this amazing cougar that surprises people when they turn around t
We did have to cancel our annual Museum Day, the Canada Day Pancake Breakfast and our annual Cookie Walk. But we received a grant from Canadian Heritage through the Emergency Museums' Assistance Program to help us pay our utility bills and care for the collection.
As the school year comes to an end, we are also finishing up this summer's Museum Schools too. This year we were treated to just less than ten classes from Rocky and the surrounding area. It was a treat to see the excitement in the kid's eyes as they got to experience a day in a one-room schoolhouse