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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.

Our teas are incredible!




What a wonderful weekend!

More than 500 people took part in “Stones and Bones”.

Many, many thanks to:

Janet, Brent, Scott and Dawn from the Archaeology Society of Alberta – Calgary Centre

Archaeologists Jack Brink, Bob Dawe and Paleontologist Chris Jass from the Royal Alberta Museum who worked non-stop educating visitors about their found treasures.

Archaeologist Brian Vivian for “pitching in”.

Jason Roe for facilitating the flintknapping workshop and to all the participants.

Museum volunteer extraordinaire and archaeological enthusiast Terry Quinn who had the idea to bring this event to High River, and worked so hard to help make it such a success.

Everyone who came to the event and those who shared stories of their fascinating finds.

AM 1140, Sun Country 99.7 FM, High River Online, the High River Times, CBC Calgary and our social media supporters who helped enormously with the publicity.


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!

Road construction

HR special quote

 Virtual Tour

Enjoy a panoramic, interactive tour

InView Solutions has created a scan of the station. Enjoy!

Please come and visit us soon. We are open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.





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