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Grain Academy Museum

Plus 15, BMO Centre 20 Roundup Way S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1, Canada
+1 403-263-4594
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HARD TO FIND, BUT A REAL FIND

this is the second time I have been here over the years. if you are from the farm, go enjoy the way... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2014
llittle
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Cowtown Calgary was, in fact, a farming town

Wheats, oats, ryes, canolas, corns, and many more... You will see from traditional farming tools... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2013
outwears
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Lyon, France
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11 Aug 2014
“HARD TO FIND, BUT A REAL FIND”
26 Nov 2013
“Cowtown Calgary was, in fact, a farming town”
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Plus 15, BMO Centre 20 Roundup Way S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

this is the second time I have been here over the years. if you are from the farm, go enjoy the way things were, relating to grain farming and distribution. if not from the farm, go and learn something new. the gentleman who is there...More

Thank llittle
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

Wheats, oats, ryes, canolas, corns, and many more... You will see from traditional farming tools to touchscreen games/infos about grains. Admission: you can donate or you can go in for free. Pro: Curator Jim Furnald shows up to explain how grain produces are delivered for...More

2  Thank outwears
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

This is a small museum located on the upstairs level of the BMO Centre on the Stampede grounds. It's out of the way, but very easy to get to, just outside the exit of the Victoria Park C-Train station. The hallway between the station and...More

3  Thank dmbia
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

Great education and very interesting displays on farming in general. Take a little time or alot of time. The more time you spend the btter off you are.

2  Thank Gibber1968
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

It is a very small museum and it is useful only to people who are interested in farm type topics, like how grains and cerials are being handled by the different types of machinery and there is a miniature Feed Mill replica which is probably...More

2  Thank Jim L
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

The museum is small and inside the Calgary Stampede grounds. The volunteer interpreters are knowledgeable and do a good job explaining the importance of grain farming in Alberta’s economy. The most interesting part is the model train layout that represents the journey of grain from...More

1  Thank Denis D
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Reviewed 4 May 2012

Visit this small museum only if you want to learn about types of grain, and how grain is grown, shipped and processed. I was looking for information on 1950s-era grain elevators, and the docent was very knowledgable and the exhibits were very informative. They even...More

3  Thank JackB46
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