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Indian Clubs: Let’s Get Physical

  Home fitness is all the rage! And that means the Fernie Museum Historical Spa and Fitness Centre is bringing back the original functional exercise doohickey: the Indian Club! Yes, this oddly-shaped piece of wood has been keeping fitness buffs like Persian...

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Documenting Fernie’s Response to COVID-19

Looking for a fun activity for the whole family? Help document the COVID-19 pandemic locally in real-time by creating your very own Family Time Capsule (COVID-19 edition!). This record will join our permanent collection in the archives as a way for the community to...

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Cabinet of Curiosities | Mind Your Head!

Cabinet of Curiosities | Mind Your Head!

The Fernie Museum is proud to present Cabinet of Curiosities a video series investigating the stories behind our artifact collection from the safety of the home of Lindsay Vallance, the Fernie Museum's Collections Manager. This week's object is a bowl-shaped metal...

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Picariello and Lassandro Graveside Talk

Picariello and Lassandro Graveside Talk

Article submitted by Adriana Davies, Curator, The Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello exhibit. On December 19, 2017, Justice Kevin Feehan was sitting in Queen’s Bench in Lethbridge, Alberta and a colleague drove him to the Galt Museum to see a travelling exhibition...

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