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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.

The museum will be closed on Sunday, September 15 only for this special event.

The Visitor Information Centre Outpost will be set up on the museum deck all afternoon. If you need information, or would like to talk to one of our Outpost hosts, please drop by!

It was a very special day in High River 100 years ago today

when Edward, Prince of Wales dropped by.

Click on the links below the read the story!

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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 Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

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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