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Our Collection

The Edson & District Historical Society (EDHS) is committed to preserving and displaying its collection in an innovative, engaging and comprehensive manner while relaying the compelling history of Edson and area to local residents and visitors.

The Edson & District Historical Society's collection contains more than 6,000 artifacts that play an important role in the history of Edson and area. This includes items from individuals, families, businesses and organizations within the geographical limits of: east to Wildwood; west to Medicine Lodge; north to Shining Bank; and south to Mountain Park.

We acquire and possess objects that tell a big story or shine a light on all aspects of life in Edson and area.

The Galloway Station Museum receives, through donations or bequests, objects that reflect our heritage and environment. Objects in the collection range from a 1907 Caboose, a chicken guillotine, a teddy bear and many more in between!

Piece of Berlin Wall
Quack machine
Carbide helmet
MLA chair



Are you interested in donating? Follow these steps!


Ensure that the artifact you wish to donate is in good condition and is pertinent to the Edson/Yellowhead County area. We must be selective about adding to the collection, as space is limited.


Phone, email or stop by the museum to fill out a donation form! Please include as much information as you can on the object. The more information we have, the more of a tale we can tell.


The Museum’s collections committee meets quarterly. Depending on when your information is received, it may take several months to reach a decision on your potential donation.

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