The 1910 Boomtown Museum is run by the Saskatoon Western Development Museum. It is located at Lorne Avenue South in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. It is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. However it is closed on Mondays from January to March and on most major holidays. Adults are $8.50 and students are $5.75, but there is a family price of $18.50. You can also get a member's discount or take advantage of several community coupon offers.
The 1910 Boomtown Museum is a living history museum that captures the spirit of rough and tumble Saskatchewan. Over thirty different outbuilding make up a representation of what a turn of the century frontier town used to be like in the years between 1900 and 1914. You can visit the general store, the blacksmith shop, or the horse stable.
In addition to the town, there is a museum exhibit that lets you view antique cars from the period and even take a ride on one. You can also visit the Boomtown Studio and get a sepia toned picture taken in period clothing. During the summer months you can visit a gallery that showcases the evolution of farming instruments used on the prairie. Other rotating exhibits cover areas of Canadian life like the Girl Guides or rural interior decorating.
The 1910 Boomtown also hosts special events like flea markets, kid's history camps, and community picnics. There are half a dozen buildings to rent and catering services are also available.