Museums

This page was updated on Oct. 1, 2020. Next update: Oct. 22.

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Diefenbaker Canada Centre

306-966-8384  usask.ca/diefenbaker

PERMANENT EXHIBIT While the centre is currently closed, there are a variety of online exhibits tied to the career and political legacy of John George Diefenbaker who served as a Saskatchewan MP from 1940–79 and Canadian prime minister from 1957–63.

CIPHER-DECIPHER This travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Science and Innovation will examine the technology behind communications cryptology, including the Enigma cipher machine. (Until January.)

Museum of Antiquities

MacKinnon Building  306-966-7818  artsandscience.usask.ca/antiquities

PERMANENT EXHIBITS Features replicas of ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern sculpture, along with original pottery, glass and coinage. The museum is currently closed, but does have some online resources that people are free to access.

Museum of Natural Sciences

112 Science Place  306-966-4399

PERMANENT EXHIBIT A joint effort of the Departments of Biology and Geological Sciences, this museum examines the evolution of life on Earth throughout geological time. The museum is currently closed, but does have some online resources that people are free to access.

Nutrien Wonderhub

950 Spadina Cres. E.  306-249-3574  wonderhub.ca

PERMANENT EXHIBITS The Wonderhub features a variety of interactive displays that provide opportunities for learning and fun for children in a safe and healthy manner. It also hosts classes, workshops and camps for children, along with special visiting times for low-sensory and immunocompromised children.

BOARD GAME CREATION This five-part evening workshop is open to people older than 10, and will offer guidance on skills needed to design and create a board game. (Oct. 20 from 6-8 p.m., with additional sessions on Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10 and 17.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

R.R. #4, Penner Rd.  306-931-6767  wanuskewin.com

PERMANENT EXHIBIT This National Historic Site is dedicated to celebrating traditional and contemporary Indigenous life and culture in Saskatchewan. Until Oct. 18, there are special events on select days. The events include Guided Bison Tour, Native Plant Walk, Archaeology Walk, live dance performances and Step Back in Time Walk. See website for details.

Western Development Museum

2610 Lorne Ave.  306-931-1910  wdm.ca

PERMANENT EXHIBITS One of four provincial museums commemorating settler culture in Saskatchewan, this museum includes displays related to transportation, agriculture and more.