Wednesdays at the Galt

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first & third Wednesdays monthly | 2:00 – 3:00 pm
admission rates apply $5 adults, $4 seniors | free for annual pass holders | registration not required

MAR 06 Niagara Falls: Dramatic History with Clark Bernat Niagara Falls is part of the tapestry of Canada. The waterfalls themselves have illuminated communities, attracted millions of visitors and are known to people in the remotest villages in the remotest of countries. This discussion will examine people's impressions of Niagara Falls, the iconic status of the Falls and also explore some of the dramatic history of the community; including the Honeymoons, Daredevils and the War of 1812

MAR 20 Inside the Remington Carriage Museum with RCM Staff Don Remington was a self-made man who rose from Depression-era poverty to become a leading citizen of his hometown of Cardston. For 30 years he collected and painstakingly restored horse-drawn vehicles. The Remington Carriage Museum now houses the largest collection of horse drawn vehicles in North America with over 270 carriages, buggies, wagons and sleighs. Curator Darren Marty highlights the Don Remington story and a selection of carriages.

APR 03 Wonderful Waterton: the Park with a Remarkable Past Chris Morrison, Waterton author and historian, recounts how Waterton’s people and events made it more than just another pretty mountain retreat. 

APR 17 Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame Come along on a guided tour of our special exhibit to learn about groundbreaking discoveries by Canadian scientists, engineers, medical researchers and inventors – including aeronautical engineer Elizabeth MacGill, builder of the first portable pace maker Jack Hopps, and William Boyle whose work is integral to all digital cameras today.  

 

Contact Leslie for more information: leslie.hall@galtmuseum.com | 403.320-4700

www.galtmuseum.com | 403.320-3954

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Wednesday, March 06, 2013