Our museum’s displays represent the
diverse history of Bengough and area. Items depict
former school districts, agriculture, local businesses,
and pioneer life as well as a new collection of
Hudson Bay Company and Indigenous artifacts.
Our largest room includes our “Farmer Coal Mining” project, barbed wire telephone system, office and camera equipment, rare butterfly collection, Indigenous artifacts,
community band related items, varying technologies, household items and more.
This room encompasses many aspects of agriculture including a handmade model of the
Searle elevator, P & H Elevator photos/artifacts, tool collections,
sheepskin coats, an oxen yoke, ice saws, branding irons, steam whistle and more.
The majority of items in this room were once used at the Bengough Union Hospital (1952-1995). You’ll discover a wooden operating table,
maternity delivery table, vintage medicine bottles, 1960s incubator, and much more.
Military & Clubs Room
This room houses numerous artifacts from the World Wars
including uniforms, equipment, various war-related treasures brought home
by the soldiers, and binders of information saluting our veterans.
Various sports and clubs (4-H, Girl Guides, Scouts) are highlighted
in a collection of uniforms, photos, and related paraphernalia.
School & Barbershop Room
Treasures in this room include country school banners, class photos, school histories, and decades of student projects and learning materials. Many barbershop items such as the chair base, towel steamer, gas light, water tank and pot belly stove are from the original shop (1915).