Rosebud & District Centennial Museum

Rosebud & District Centennial Museum is located right across from Rosebud Mercantile and Theatre. Enjoy your journey through Rosebud's past. Established by members of the Rosebud Lions in 1967, the museum highlights the pioneer and ranching history of the Rosebud, Redland and Beynon area. Explore many unique collections, such as cartoon postcards sent by Dick Cosgrave, ten-time chuckwagon race winner at the Calgary Stampede. Exclaim at more than a thousand salt shakers collected by one person. Explore an extraordinary collection of Dud Cote's antique tools and the cowboy regalia of Darcy Morton who won best dressed at the Calgary Stampede in 1923. Purchase local history books including the last of J.J. Martin's self-published books "The Gleichen Hub" featuring interviews of the early settlers. Also featured are many historical photos of the people and the area. The museum also is the start and endpoint of a 12 point Historical Walking Tour with the map brochure being inside the door. During Summer 2020 the museum is open 12-4 pm Saturdays. Admission by donation. Hand sanitizer is supplied at the door, washroom is available along with cold water and pop for a loonie each. Contact 403-820-2870 to arrange a private tour.