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This is definitely a very unique museum. We'd seen a similar style museum before, but not all gophers, and we despised it. But I still felt we had to check this one out. And for only $2/person (cash only), it's definitely a fair price. So...More
We took a trip to this small little town just for the museum. A trip worth taking.
While the museum is not big, it is fantastic. The displays are extremely well done with such small details.
The couple running the place were friendly. The gift...More
A well detailed taxidermy displays of Alberta's pesty rodents.
My favorite exhibit was the firefighter one.
Totally worth the 3 hr drive!
It only costed $2.
I thought maybe there was more to the museum.
The gift store consisted of homemade items, and T-shirts.
This place was fantastic. We had searched for some unique things to do while visiting Calgary and this popped up. The bright yellow fields of canola made for a nice drive. It was a bit out of the way for us, but I am so...More
On the way back to Calgary we stopped to check out the museum. Great fun for a family of 4 for $5. They have put a lot of work in and it is well maintained. We were greeted by an elderly lady who was so...More
On our drive West, we had to stop in Torrington! We found this on tripadvisor and sure enough it didn't disappoint. The pics on the site are exactly what you get. An period building that was turned into a little museum dedicated to gopher diorama....More
While we were in Torrington we went to this small building that everyone said we had to see. When we entered there was an older lady who was very friendly and loved her job. The room is filled of small cubes in which they have...More
I consider myself an educated connoisseur of all things museumly, but this has left me speechless. The lasting impression made here has had changed my life course. I will never forget the look in Walter, the Postmaster's eyes as he lovingly cared for Torrington's mail......More
By far the most interesting thing about Torrington. Well worth a detour from the highway if you are passing Olds. In the museum you'll find 75+ stuffed gophers, dressed up i small dioramas. The giftshop offer high quality knitted clothes for small children.