Vulcan & District Historical Society Archives and Museum

The main emphasis of the museum is on agriculture, communications, medical history and education. A tribute to the John Ware family is in the foyer. Some of the new exhibit areas featured are Granny’s Kitchen, Nine-in-a-line grain elevator display, Grandpa’s Workshop, Musical High Notes, Military Pride and the Vulcan Advocate newspaper room.

Open: Tuesday to Friday July and August from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Sundays from 1-4 p.m.  We are closed on Mondays. 

Group tours may be arranged by calling 403-485-6336 or 403-485-6716-Museum  
Admission to the Museum is free, but donations are appreciated.

Open Wednesdays 1 to 5 p.m. year round, other times by appointment or when a volunteer is working onsite.

Phone/Fax: 403-485-2168 
E-mail: vdhs@telus.net. 
Research requests may be forwarded to vdhs@telus.net 
We have no set charge for research work. However donations to the Vulcan & District Historical Society are gratefully accepted. 
The Archives has a collection of the local newspapers from 1912 to the present and local history books, family books, papers and photographs about the history of this area. Volunteers will answer your requests for information for you. (Sorry, we do not have the facilities for you to do your own research.) To reach us, come through the front door of the museum and enter the new display area. We are immediately to your right. 

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232 Centre Street
Vulcan, Alberta, T0L 2B0

Phone: (403) 485-6716
Email: vdhs@telus.net
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