The Wainwright Museum is located in the Old CN Train Station at the south end of Wainwright's Main Street (1001, 1st Avenue). Visit the Buffalo Gallery, an exhibit on Buffalo National Park, Canada's early nineteenth century plains bison saving effort, the Internment Camp 135 exhibit, on the Second World War POW Camp, and the many other displays on Wainwright's rich history.The Wainwright Museum's gift shop has unique Wainwright and buffalo souvenirs.
Summer Hours: May to August: 9 am to 5 pm
Winter Hours: Sept. to April: 12 pm to 4 pm
Admission: Adults: $5, Child (6-17): $3, Members and Pre-school: Free
Kaye's Bison Ranch
Get up close and personal with wood bison as you drive with a local rancher out amongst this herd on this Wainwright area bison ranch. Visit the bison pasture, see the handling setup and learn stories of the natural habits of these animals. Find out why this herd of wood bison now makes its home on the plains. Available by appointment only.
Antique John Deere Tractors
Enjoy this one of a kind collection of 85 historic John Deere Tractors (built between 1924 and 1960) at a farm near Wainwright. Your host, a tractor enthusiast and collector, will share his knowledge of his private collection. Available by appointment only.
Kemah Ranch Ruins
Explore the ruins of one of the earliest ranches in the Wainwright area – Kemah Ranch, which translates as “in the face of the west wind”. A life long resident and rancher will guide as you experience the prairie landscape first hand and will explain the flora and fauna of the region. Wildlife can often be seen along the tour. The ruins include what is left of the ranch house, barns and the bunk and carriage house. Available by appointment only.
St. Norbert's (Rosenheim) Church
Experience the magnificence of early twentieth century German architecture at the largest neo-Gothic church in rural Alberta, affectionately known as the “Jewel of the Prairies.” Built by hand by German pioneers in 1922, the church and its surrounding cemetery is full of local history. There are many colorful stories about the people in the area including tales of the hardships of the German settlers. Now an historic site, this ornate building narrowly escaped destruction and has been painstakingly restored to its former glory by the Rosenheim Historical Society. Available by appointment only.