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Opened in 1992, the museum is dedicated to the farming and Mennonite history of La Crete. Managed by the Agricultural Society, the La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village consists of many unique buildings and artifacts which allow for the preservation of a lifestyle for future generations.

By exploring the heritage village, children, teenagers and adults can learn about the history of the area and their grandparents or parents. Because the La Crete area is a farming community, the majority of the antiques are farm related. Old tractors now stored at the museum site were once driven by farmers of the past, who started the communities in Alberta's north.

The museum also has a flour mill with fully operational, home-made pulleys that continue to work and grind wheat into flour just like it did many years ago.

Tourists and locals can take a step back in time during the annual Pioneer Days, held at the La Crete Heritage Village. Not only can visitors to Pioneer Day see antique farming equipment in operation, they can sample traditional Mennonite cuisine.

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