Day Camps

Interpreter and children hoop rolling

Pull on a cap or tie on a bonnet and scramble into the authentic costume of a hired hand at the turn of the twentieth century and get ready for two unforgettable days learning how children used to live on the farm.

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School Programs

Thank-you for considering a visit to Motherwell Homestead for your school group. Here you can get a glimpse of the life and career of pioneer farmer and politician, W.R. Motherwell, and his significant influence on the development of scientific agriculture in Western Canada.

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Senior tours

View of the outside of a building and its entrance

When you visit the Motherwell Homestead, you will be reminded of days gone by. The friendly staff will be on hand to help you remember the way prairie settlers lived in the early 1900's.

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Daily Fun from Field to Fork

A man tying grain sheaves in front of a crowd.

Dig deep into the recent past and connect the family history of Motherwell with your own as you experience a way of life as old as Western Canada in the original stone walled homestead of W.R. Motherwell, the Grand Old Man of Agriculture.

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Guided Tour App

Visitors use the Guided Tour App GPS unit to navigate their way around

Motherwell Homestead guided tour app will take you on a guided tour of Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site so that you can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace

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