Academy offers exhibits and working models that demonstrate and explain the
fascinating and complex process involved in bringing grains from the field to
your table. Educational films present the pioneering history and current methods
of grain production in Alberta. A computerized model train set depicts the
transportation of grain from the prairies through the Rocky Mountains to the port of
model of a grain elevator is a marvel of early twentieth-century technology. It shows
how farm trucks are unloaded, how the grain is binned and how rail cars are
loaded. Visitors can see the various types of grain grown in Alberta and their
uses in providing food for Canadians and people around the world. Other
attractions include a large display of artifacts and models from the early days
of farming in Alberta. Experienced personnel offer guided tours to all visitors.
Academy Museum is sponsored by the Alberta Wheat Pool. It is wheelchair
accessible. The museum is easy to find, located on the second floor of the
Roundup Centre, Stampede Park, in Calgary.