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Museum of the Highwood

403 652 7156

406 1 St SW, High River, AB T1V 2C2

Monday -Saturday 9:00-4:30, Sundays 11-4:00

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The Museum of the Highwood (formerly the High River Canadian Pacific Railway Station) is a classic sandstone rail station situated along the old rail line in downtown High River, Alberta which operates as a museum and information centre for the public.Read more…

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