The Reynolds-Alberta Museum celebrates the "Spirit of the Machine" through
its artifact collection and through live interpretation. The museum in
Wetaskiwin looks at machines from Alberta's transportation, aviation,
agricultural and industrial past from the 1890s to the 1970s.
offers visitors the largest publicly accessible collection of motor vehicle,
aviation, agricultural and industrial trade publication literature in Canada.
The reference collection has more than 3,000 books, 50 current subscriptions and
25,000 pieces of trade literature dating from the mid-1800s to the present. The
library holdings feature information on automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles,
airplanes, tractors, plows, threshing machines, steam traction engines,
firefighting equipment, road construction machinery and more. The collection is
made up of books, magazines and newsletters, journals, newspapers, service
manuals, parts manuals, owners manuals, price lists, advertisement and subject
files, research reports and audio-visual materials.
Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, farms 28 hectares using vintage
seeders, balers, binders, threshers, plows, steam and gas tractors. There are an
additional 40 restored or conserved artifacts on display in the Exhibition
Hall's agricultural theme area.
Reynolds-Alberta Museum, 2 kilometres west of Wetaskiwin on Highway 13
Box 6360, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2G1
Phone: (780) 3611351
Fax: (780) 3611239