Take a trip through time. Sit in the Durlingville Schoolhouse. Compare what's in your grocery cart to what your ancestors would have seen on the shelves in the Vallee Store circa 1920.
The seven-metre high statue of Angus Shaw dominates the grounds. Shaw was a late 1700s fur trader and explorer. Take home a keepsake picture from the Antique Photo Studio exhibit. Sit in the Red Toy Train on the grounds. Stroll through 13 buildings over three acres to explore a collection of artifacts depicting the settling of Bonnyville.
Also on site are two churches, an expansive hospital exhibit, and the 1789 North West Company Trading Post. The main building houses the 1940s Poitras Folk-Art Collection and a working display of post-war Lionel model trains.
Open daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., in June, July and August. Open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., April and May Open off-season by appointment.