Waskesiu Heritage Museum
Waskesiu Heritage Museum


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Waskesiu Heritage Museum will be closed until further notice.  

All activities usually undertaken by the Museum such as Community Bingo, Canada Day parade, Yard Sale, Children's Festival, concessions at the Three Island Paddling and Music Festival, Heritage Day, Volunteer Appreciation event, and the Lakeside Festival will be cancelled for this summer.  

These events and regular Museum activities will resume next summer. 

Any changes to this announcement will be posted here.

The Waskesiu Heritage Museum displays the human history of Waskesiu Lake and Prince Albert National Park since its 1928 creation. We feature an original canvas-roofed shack tent and a replica camp kitchen from the early days in Waskesiu. Other outdoor exhibits include a fire tower cupola, a portable cabin and shed fondly known as a dog house, a railcart portaging a canoe, and wash day equipment. An original log building houses indoor exhibits and displays.

**NEW** Heritage Moments

Take a step into the past. Follow the link to tour the townsite using our map and guide to learn tidbits about the historic places and people of Waskesiu. 

Sorry not to be welcoming you inside!

However, there are still ways to experience the unique history of Waskesiu: 

  1.  Visit our grounds to see our outdoor exhibits and read our interpretive signs.
  2. Open "Heritage Moments" on your mobile device and tour the heritage sites mentioned in the townsite.
  3. Support a local shop by purchasing an ice cream cone or coffee to enjoy in our replica camp kitchen. 
  4. Read the "Artifact" section of our website to see some of our unique artifacts. 
  5. Click the links below to follow us on social media and see our regular posts there.  (We love it when you message us back with your memories of Waskesiu!) 
  6. Make plans to come see us next summer!
  7. Questions? Contact us via the "Contact" form or on Facebook Messenger.

We look forward to seeing you at the museum!

We love to show you our history. We are open every day in July and August.

We are located at  928 Waskesiu Drive, Waskesiu Lake, SK Canada S0J 2Y0, 

across from the Twin Pine Cinema. 

Museum is closed summer 2020. Usual Hours are:


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.

Admission is free! Donations are greatly appreciated.

Don't forget to see our suggestions for 30 things to do at the museum.

For a preview of the many exhibits at the museum, take a look at our online artifacts.

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