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If you are interested in early High River and area photographs, you will be delighted with our extensive photo archives. We are planning to have a selection from our photo collection online in the near future and available for ordering. In the meantime, images may be ordered in person, by phone or email.


The Museum of the Highwood has over 30,000 photographs of High River and the surrounding area in its distinguished collection, which spans over the last 125 years. Check back often to browse the photo library, as treasured photo from the past are added on a regular basis.


Exciting news! We are proud to be offering a new, improved and safe way to offer our summer programs for families.

This program is offered through booking only with a limit of one family from the same household per time slot.
Contact Danelle at the museum (403) 652-7156 for more information or to book your spot today!
*Note: Alberta Covid-19 guidelines will be followed and all safety precautions are put in place to provide a safe environment for program attendees and museum employees.


The museum is proud to be the home of the

High River Visitor Information Centre.

Please call, email or drop by the museum and we will

be happy to provide you with information, help you plan your adventure,

and send you in the right direction!!!

Open year-round Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission to tour the museum is by donation.

RV parking is available behind the museum.


The Museum of the Highwood celebrates film-making in

Southern Alberta and the history of going to the movies.

This unique exhibit features props, artifacts and images

from locally created movies and television series

including HEARTLAND!!!

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Yup – the more things change … two photos taken 113 years apart!

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