As of June 1, Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site began a gradual reopening of outdoor areas and greenspaces. Please check our website regularly for the current status of this location and others.

Explore the home of Canada’s Grand Old Man of Agriculture, W.R. Motherwell, when you step back in time and re-discover the joy of farming on the prairies in the 1900s.  

Featured things to do

  • ​Learn to camp

    Pioneer your family camping experience as you settle in for a night with your family and friends at the homestead.

  • ​Meet farm animals

    Meet working farm animals that help run the homestead. Big and small, can you discover the many jobs of each animal? Maybe you can even help with chores.

  • ​Binding and stooking

    What is Binding and Stooking? Come out to Motherwell Homestead experience firsthand what it means, and help take the crop off the field to prepare it for your plate.

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