Trochu and District MuseumThe Trochu and District Museum holds a collection of artifacts, extensive archives, and a visitor information centre. It celebrates the history and culture of French settler Armand Trochu's little town on the prairies. Exhibits include the early French settlers, St. Mary's Hospital and the Sisters of Notre Dame d'Evron, the Finnish community, coal mining, World War I and II, and the Trochu Tribune printing presses. Collections range from bones from the dinosaur days and aboriginal times to a 2010 Vancouver Olympics podium won by the community and Olympic Torch Relay memorabilia. The archives feature records and photos from local organizations and schools as well as issues of the Trochu Tribune weekly newspaper dating back to 1911.
Hours and Admission:May - August
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed: September to April
Tours by appointment can be arranged
Admission by donation
Address: 315 Arena Ave, Trochu, Alberta, Canada T0M 2C0
Directions: Off Highway 21 on River Road, then north on Arena Ave.
Phone Number: (403) 442-2220