Elgin Museum

Elgin & District Historical Museum Inc. 
Visit the Elgin Historical Museum housed in the 1903 Canadian Bank of Commerce Building on Main Street, Highway #23.
There you will find the Military Memorial, a large collection of military pictures,
uniforms and artifacts from World War I and II, as well as information of service men and women from the district.

Inside the museum you will find; aboriginal display, period clothing, early 1900’s home setting, sports uniforms, school display, history book from many districts, artifacts from former Elgin businesses, extensive photo display, minute and record books from many organizations and an indexed collection of clippings from Elgin Newspapers 1900-1931.

Stoll the grounds around the museum, there you will find a replica sod house, a 1948 snowplane, working windmill, collection of vintage from machinery, tools and railway artifacts.
The museum is open every weekend in July and August or by appointment.

The Building
Built in 1904, this bank building in the village of Elgin in the Municipality of Grassland was originally two storeys high, providing accommodation for the bank manager on its second floor, which was removed in the 1950s.

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