Willow Bunch Museum
The Willow Bunch Museum occupies 2 floors of the Convent.
The corridors and rooms on each floor are packed full of artifacts organized
as described below, but this is by no means a comprehensive inventory of our museum.
Room #1 - Giant Edouard Beaupré
This room, dedicated to the memory of
and perhaps our most famous collection, contains a life size
statue of the Giant, his original 9 foot long bed, many of his
personal items (overcoat, shoes, baptismal record, etc.), and
- Room #2 - House and Home
A large collection of artifacts
dating back to the 1900's, a time before electricity.
- Room #3 - Chapel The original chapel of the
convent. This room pays tribute to the Sisters of the Cross
who founded our historic building. It also contains articles
from the Catholic and United churches of the Willow Bunch area.
- Room #4 - Archives This room houses our research
materials, history books and other publications. See the Archives page for more details.
First Floor Corridor Display of Charles Skinner, one of the first Air Ambulance
pilots in southern Saskatchewan. There are also other displays containing
various artifacts from days before running water and electricity.
Room #5 - Homemaker's Room Tools and appliances used by the women in their daily lives before
the age of electricity, as well as clothing from the past.
Room #6 Légaré /
Exhibits on our Métis
settlers, Jean Louis Légaré
and Sitting Bull are consolidated into one room to highlight
a significant international event in our local and provincial history.
Room #7 - Tools &
This room contains a wide assortment of old tools, displays highlighting the history of farming and ranching in Saskatchewan,
and many artificts showing the advancements made in technology over the years.
- Room #7 B - NWMP/RCMP This small room is dedicated to the North West Mounted Police,
including artifacts like the jail cell originally used by the Willow Bunch RCMP.
- Room #8 - Hospital Room This room contains artifacts from the Willow Bunch Hospital.
Room #9 - School Room A rooms set up to represent the schools from the past.
- Second Floor Corridor Here you will find a display dedicated to our local Veterans,
sports gear from the past, and a display
containing artifacts from the Midland Clay mine that existed at one time in the Willow Bunch area.
Museum Entrance and Gift Shop
Woods carvings by Leo Holcombe
Special displays in the Basement Hall
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