***Bingo DATE CHANGE***

Bingo card

Bingo moves from Wednesday,  August 9 to Friday, August 11 for this one time only.  All other details remain the same:  Terrace Gardens, 7:30 (doors open at 6:50)

Chris***Bingo DATE CHANGE***

Old Fashioned Fun for all! Saturday, August 12 10:30 – 1:00

2 Poster 2017 Heritage Day

Our annual Heritage Day activities vary over the years but are always a good time.  Please drop around to celebrate our history with us for FREE! See the attached poster for details about this year’s activities. Special guest, Metis painter, film maker, author, and teacher, Leah Dorion will be joining us.  Visit her website at http://www.leahdorion.ca/ to see the kind … Read More

ChrisOld Fashioned Fun for all! Saturday, August 12 10:30 – 1:00

Annual General Meeting – You’re Invited!


We are proud of our accomplishments in the last year and would like to tell you about them.  You are welcome to attend our AGM from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2017 at the Waskesiu Lake Lodge.

ChrisAnnual General Meeting – You’re Invited!

Designing Cowichan Sweaters


This family from Lumsden included the Waskesiu Heritage Museum in their visit to Prince Albert National Park. Our Curator Chris enjoyed chatting with the kids about Cowichan sweaters made by  Coast Salish knitters.  The kids each designed their own sweater on paper.  We are proud to have a selection of awesome sweaters done by young visitors during the Children’s Festival … Read More

ChrisDesigning Cowichan Sweaters

Where are you hiding today Chopper?


Chopper the Beaver is the great-great-great-great grandson of Grey Owl’s beaver, Rawhide and Jellyroll.  He hangs out at the museum but loves to play hide and seek.  Visit Britney and Victoria in the shack tent to meet our friend Chopper.  They will give you a clue to help you find where Chopper is hiding today.  Come back as often as … Read More

ChrisWhere are you hiding today Chopper?

Tickets selling like hotcakes!


Tickets on our beautiful, one-of-a-kind Canada 150 kayak are selling like hotcakes.  Like the hotcakes we will be serving up at the annual Three Island Paddle and Music Festival on July 22 at the Heart Lakes.  Get your tickets (3 for $5) and hotcakes while they’re hot!

ChrisTickets selling like hotcakes!

You’re welcome at Wednesday Bingo!


Grab a friend and come to Terrace Gardens for Bingo each Wednesday evening.  Doors open at 6:50 with Bingo starting at 7:30.  Cold drinks and treats available. Proceeds from Bingo help pay our summer staff.  Thanks for your support!

ChrisYou’re welcome at Wednesday Bingo!

Smell that Camp Kitchen coffee perking!

Camp Kitchen

Mmmm… smell that coffee brewing in the museum camp kitchen.  In days gone by, the camp kitchen was a gathering place where community members cooked their meals, played games, visited, even sewed! On Tuesday, July 18 at 10:00, join us in the museum camp kitchen as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with coffee and cookies and our Waskesiu friends, new … Read More

ChrisSmell that Camp Kitchen coffee perking!

New Displays Open


Although the exterior of the portable cabin remains an example of this type of Park housing, the interior has been renovated to supply much needed storage on one side and exhibit space on the other.  Board members gave the exhibit space a fresh coat of paint this spring.  The curator has been working on the interior displays and they are … Read More

ChrisNew Displays Open

Saturday Fun with the Children’s Festival


From 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, July 15, we will be one of the stations for the annual Waskesiu Children’s Festival.  Britney will take you on an imaginary climb into our fire cupola where you will have to site the fire with your binoculars and report it using the two-way radios.  Victoria will teach you a Waskesiu campfire … Read More

ChrisSaturday Fun with the Children’s Festival