The Frenchman Butte Museum Welcomes
summer more than
tour the Frenchman Butte Museum site, snuggled into the center of this
picturesque hamlet which lies in the valley of the North Saskatchewan
River less than an hour's drive northeast of Lloydminster.
museum consists of nine buildings, most of which have been
refurbished to the way they existed years ago and arranged along its
own street in the community.
Our new Heritage RV Park is now OPEN!
Here are just a few of the things that you
can enjoy in and around Frenchman Butte:
Tour the historic Frenchman
the Fort Pitt Historic Site.
Hunt for the 1885 Geocache
in and around this lovely community to discover the history of the
Canadian Railways, the North West Rebellion, the North Saskatchewan
Carlton Trail and much more!
Head on down to the river for
some serene fishing.
Take a walk on the In-Motion
Enjoy Sunday Service at the River View Church and see the
most magnificent view of the river.
Go berry picking.
Kayak, canoe or float down the
river on a tube.
Go on a quad adventure.
a day at one of the local lakes for a day trip,
only 30-45 minutes away.
Take your time touring the Frenchman Butte Museum and relax for some
refreshments and light lunches which are available at the Log Cabin Tea
There is so much to do....book now to ensure your space
for next year!
Museum Festival is always held
the second Sunday of
the month of August.
Space is limited at the RV Park so don't delay....
book your space today.
year 2010 marked a very important year in history.
Please visit our museum or this link for more information: http://www.trailsof1885.com
With so much history in
this area, it was
necessary for a group of local folks to get together in 1979
found the Frenchman Butte
Museum. It was their desire to preserve and pass on the
museum is based upon a collection of guns, arrowheads and other pioneer
artifacts gathered by the late Lloyd Furman, who spent many years
collecting artifacts. Originally, it was housed in the restored
CNR Station, but it quickly outgrew that space. As a result,
large quonset was erected - the Lloyd Furman Building. The site
has continued to grow with additional buildings being added as
late Lloyd Furman
website will give you a glimpse of what the Frenchman Butte Museum
is proud to offer you in person. We hope you will enjoy your
visit at this domain as you plan your visit to our museum.